Staff Report | Apr 26, 2023
Transfix will featuring Burning Man-style art installations, including El Pulpo Magnifico, a fire-spewing mechanical octopus created by Duane Flatmo. It’s the new and improved successor to Flatmo’s El Pulpo Mechanico.
Steampunk takes on Star Wars, Star Trek, and more at the UK’s National Space Centre
Photos by Craig Jenkins | Dec 16, 2022
Steampunks set their sights on the stars as the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK once again hosted Steampunks in Space. The event featured an art exhibition, authors/artists alley, a steampunk market, and lots of cosplay.
Staff Report | Nov 9, 2022
The new SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity recruited members of the Sacramento Steampunk Society to act as hosts for its inaugural fundraising event, and the Society helped transform the space into a steampunk experience.
Staff Report | Jul 28, 2022
Steampunk artist Bruce Rosenbaum has been keeping busy lately, with a new teleconferencing gadget inspired by a 19th century cartoon and a steampunk aquarium for a museum in California.
Staff Report | Jul 12, 2022
Touted as Cluj-Napoca’s first steampunk museum, it’s really one of the few such places anywhere. The organizers welcome submissions from artists around the world. They also hope to launch a steampunk festival. The museum opened June 18.
Staff Report | May 17, 2022
May has been a busy month for steampunk fans on both sides of the Atlantic and it’s about to get busier still with multiple events this weekend, including the inaugural Time Traveler’s Convention Spring Faire in Quincy, Illinois.
By Stephen Beale | Feb 2, 2022
Discover Steampunk opened Feb. 1 at the Western Heritage Museum in New Mexico. It features sculptures by Bruce Rosenbaum along with historical artifacts. The Steampunk Explorer editor Stephen Beale provided consulting and editorial services.
Staff Report | Jun 24, 2021
The Brick Store Museum, host of the Southern Maine Steampunk Fair, received a Leadership in History Award for its Century Saturdays virtual exhibitions. The exhibitions included steampunk content.
Staff Report | May 7, 2021
The Velocipede Time Machine has landed in its new home at the Hagley Museum in Delaware. The half-ton contraption occupies the Visitor Center, which will become a showcase for the museum’s 19th century patent models.
Pramzius launches a line of timepieces based on historic trains from a Swiss railroad museum
Staff Report | Apr 7, 2021
Vintage trains and timepieces are icons of steampunk, and now a company in Connecticut has combined the two in Gauge Master, a series of watches that incorporate elements of historic locomotives.