Event Name KRISTALLE @ Klagenfurt
Start Date 4th Nov 2014
End Date 8th Nov 2014
Duration 5 days
Description The exhibition "Crystals - Artwork of Nature" (original title: "KRISTALLE - Kunstwerke der Natur") will take the visitors on an exciting journey through crystals and the structure of matter using models, experiments and elaborated computer graphics. In the spirit of the International Year of Crystallography 2014, this exhibition aims at disseminating crystallography and the knowledge of the structure of matter to the general public, and providing information on history and application of crystallography.

The exhibition tours through all of the federal states of Austria. This tour stop takes place at Klagenfurt, the capital city of Carinthia.

Hourly, there will be guided tours and seminars for school classes and general public. On the 8th of November, the exhibition is presented in the framework program of the annual meeting of the Carinthian Society of Natural Sciences.

Furthermore, at this occasion, it will also be possible to get the Austrian commemorative postage stamp celebrating IYCr (which is shown at http://www.iycr2014.org/events/postage_stamps/austrian-stamp). It was produced to honour the famous Austrian mineralogist and crystallographer Felix Machatschki. There will be a limited emission of the special envelope with special postmarks adapted to time and place of the event.

Location Klagenfurt
Contact Robert Krickl
URL http://www.r-krickl.com/iycr_klagenfurt
Category exhibitions