Lake Mac STEAM Week


About STEAM week

12- 20 August 2023

Lake Mac STEAM is a week-long program of inspiring learning experiences that are centred around Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths that is held every year in conjunction with National Science Week.

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. It provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists’ to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.

The theme for National Science Week in 2023 is Innovation: Powering Future Industries. The theme will incorporate the advancement in technology in all industries, especially using artificial intelligence (AI).

STEAM @ Lake MAC Libraries

Lake Mac Libraries celebrate and promote creativity, innovation and uniqueness through engaging events, festivals, exhibitions and programs for our community and visitors alike.

We actively encourage creative learning and experiences and recognise the importance of STEAM education and its ability to address common issues on a local and global scale.

We are a member of HISH (Hunter Innovation and Science Hub) and we run a variety of STEAM activities and workshops in our libraries, our performing arts venues and museums throughout the year.