Can Robots Care?

Image of the humanoid robot Pepper looking up towards the viewer
“Pepper” by kirainet is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

An exhibition exploring the facts, fictions and futures of robots designed for care

Originally scheduled for 4 November 2021 – 18 April 2022 at the Thackray Museum of Medicine, the exhibition has been extended to 16 October 2022

This interactive exhibition, created in partnership with the Thackray Museum of Medicine, offers visitors the chance to meet robots designed to care for humans. It tells the story of how care robots have been imagined, designed and built through history and into the present. Reflecting on the potential uses, benefits and risks of care robots, it invites visitors to consider what care is and who can give it.  Learn more and book tickets.

See photos from the exhibition launch