Sherbrooke’s Musée de la nature et des sciences presents Sound, Just Sound!

By Emilie Hackett, Special to The Outlet
Sherbrooke’s Musée de la nature et des sciences presents Sound, Just Sound!
Michelle Bélanger, executive director and curator for the MNSS, poses with Suzanne Bernard, president of the Museum’s board of directors, as they try out one of the new Sound, Just Sound!’s interactive panels. (Photo : Emilie Hackett)

After three years of hard work, the Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke (MNSS) is presenting its new exhibition Sound, Just Sound! The MNSS hopes to show Townshippers the multiple facets of sound on the physical, biological, and cognitive planes. Although it is central to many museum exhibitions, visuals are not the only thing that make for an interesting presentation. Sound, Just Sound! with its 23 minimalistic yellow panels, incorporates play with experimentation and education. A result of the collaboration between the MNSS, the University of Sherbrooke’s Groupe d’acoustique (GAUS), and the Groupe de recherche sur la parole et l’audio (GRPA), this exhibit will wow its guests with a full spectrum of auditive displays. “With this new project, the MNSS is increasing the quality of its initiatives and is contributing to the outreach of scientific culture,” explained the MNSS’s Executive Director and Curator Michelle Bélanger. “Sound, Just Sound! is helping us reach the Canadian market for sciences. See full story in the Friday, July 26 edition of The Outlet.

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