Questacon strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community. They are committed to making that experience fun, interactive, and relevant.
Their Centre opened in Canberra in 1988, with half of the initial twenty million construction cost paid for by a grant generously supplied from Japan.
Today, the team consists of over 200 staff members as well as an additional 150 volunteers.
Each year, Questacon has over 400 000 visitors to their Centre in Canberra, while another 700 000 see various exhibitions in other museums and centres around Australia and overseas.
Screenmakers and Questacon have enjoyed a long and productive working relationship for nearly twenty years.
Typical jobs for Questacon include digital printing, screeenprinting and vinyl cut graphics on various materials such as various metals, plastics, MDF timber and vinyl finished in various ways. For example laser and router cut shapes with stand-offs, sandblasted images and text, spray painted frames and stands made out of metals, wood and plastics, fabricated by us. Cut shapes, welding, bending and assemblage is very much an in house service. We offer all forms of processing to achieve an end result that meets the clients’ requirements – in all areas – on budget – on time.
Other work undertaken at Questacon includes, banners for internal display – systems and frames, large format external banners – for their purpose built hanging system, exhibition graphic panels and decorative graphics, gallery interchangeable sign system and panels, sponsors and honor boards in foyer along with the Questacon Café menu boards – all interchangeable magnetic items.