The Science Awareness Public Notice is a call to artists, scientists and other creators and researchers to propose the occupation of the spaces of the Mines and Metal Museum –MMGerdau with projects pervading the boundaries between the Arts, Science and Technology, with the power of raising new questions to humankind and to the transforming world in
which it is inserted. It is an invitation to those who carry on with the legacy of Leonardo Da Vinci, without making distinctions between all forms of knowledge. Art and Science combined, as something capable of transforming reality, proposing new spaces and narratives to the use of technologies, looking toward a more social and humane dimension of Science and its technical production, and, at the same time, as a way to foreseeing and imagining the future as we want it. This public notice is a call to those who wish to share this process of asking questions. The full text that guides this public notice is available at www.programacomciencia.org.br
The Mines and Metal Museum – MM Gerdau, participant of the Liberty Circuit (Circuito Liberdade) since 2010, is a Science and Technology museum that presents, in a ludic and interactive way, the history of mining and metallurgy. In 20 exhibition areas, 44 exhibits present, by means of historical and fictional characters, the ores, minerals and the diversity of the Geoscience universe.