A new exhibit is set on a fictional 19th century submarine populated with steampunk inventions
Photo Gallery: Steampunk is meeting the ocean depths — or at least a reasonable facsimile — at Seapunk: Powered by Imagination, a new exhibit at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. It opened on May 25 and runs through December 2020.
“America’s Most Unusual Town” chooses a steampunk theme for a huge gathering of cyclists
Thousands of bicycle riders and their entourage will get a healthy dose of steampunk at Geared for Weird, a music festival taking place July 25 in Fairfield, Iowa. The event is part of a huge seven-day bicycle ride across the state.
Ten authors, and some readers, suggest more locations for your steampunk bucket list
Photo Gallery: Last year, we asked 10 authors to suggest their top travel destinations for steampunk enthusiasts. The result was a “Steampunk World Tour” that proved to be one of our most popular stories. So we decided to do a sequel.
The Herons’ Tree is the biggest project yet from the creators of Le Grand Éléphant in France
Photo Gallery: With its animatronic elephant and the Jules Verne Museum, Nantes is already a top tourist spot for steampunk enthusiasts. But the French city could become an even bigger draw after the 2022 opening of L’Arbre aux Hérons.
A visual tour of Oamaru, the New Zealand town that has become a top steampunk destination
Photo Gallery: If steampunk has a Mecca, it’s likely in Oamaru, New Zealand. The town is home to the Steampunk HQ art gallery as well as Steampunk NZ, the longest-running steampunk festival in the Southern Hemisphere.
That’s the Canary Islands, whose largest city is home to the Tesla Steampunk Bar Cervecería
Spain’s Canary Islands may not come to mind when you think of steampunk hotspots, but at one establishment, a man in goggles gazes upon the patrons, and you might see a couple of steampunk stormtroopers guarding the bar.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale inspired this steampunk-themed bar and grill near Charlotte
Like its namesake characters, Jekyll & Hyde Taphouse and Grill in Matthews, North Carolina has two personalities: Jekyll is the dining room, whereas Hyde is the bar. The owner plans to open a second, larger location this summer.
The City of Angels is home to two (two!) bowling alleys with steampunk aesthetics
After extensive research and consultation with the Google Machine, we are prepared to recognize the Los Angeles as the undisputed Steampunk Bowling Alley Capital of the World.
A steampunk airship by Krewe of Anarchy is a big hit in the Florida city’s Mardi Gras parade
Pensacola’s Mardi Gras parade is a big regional attraction, drawing tens of thousands of spectators. One krewe adopted steampunk as its theme, fabricating costumes and building an airship float. Krewe member Lew Attardo tells their story.
This juried art exhibition is tied to the Morris Museum’s Murtogh D. Guinness Collection
The Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey plans a March 15 opening for “Simply Steampunk,” a juried exhibition featuring 18 kinetic sculptures by 12 artists. Running through August 11, it’s the second installment in the “Cache of Kinetic Art” series.