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Design Lab NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

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Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)

California Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA

“NightLife” at California Academy of Sciences | Thursdays

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week.

  • Thursdays from 6-10 pm
  • Tickets are usually $15 with certain weeks being $20
  • Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Dive into the process of art, science, and design. This week, NightLife partners with California College of the Arts to explore creativity in all stages, from creative genius that happens inside a lab, to the myriad ways it reaches beyond to impact lives and culture.

Stay tuned for full event details.

Science and art unite! This week, NightLife partners with the California College of the Arts to explore the many ways design impacts lives, culture, and science.

Schedule of Events

CCA Innovation
(African Hall)
6:00 – 10:00pm

Explore innovative ideas in fields from industrial and interaction design to illustration and architecture when African Hall transforms into a gallery full of projects, games, and installations by CCA students.

  • Compete to be the top chef of the year 2050 in the Future Food Lab
  • Challenge your friends to an interactive puzzle game inspired by Alan Turing.
  • Explore the idea of a cyborg
  • Choose your own Sci-fi adventure
  • Build your ideal city through explorations of urbanism
  • Print your own Penguin memento!

Science with an Eye for Design
(Project Lab)
6:00 – 10:00pm

At the Project Lab, learn about just a few of the ways that design and technology are used in science labs from around the bay area with guests from UCSF, Stanford, and Abate Lab. They’ll show off their work with synthetic receptors, 3D-printed viruses, interspecies communication, and more.

DIY Design
6:00 – 10:00pm

Get creative with design groups PSY/OPS Type Foundry & Museum of Craft & Design to design your own monogram and create wearable “8-bit” designs out of pearler beads.

Music by DJ Sake One


Event Details

Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)


Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Club / DJ, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA
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