Beakerhead

Beakerhead
Beakerhead

Beakerhead

Spectacles of art, science and engineering come together

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Creativity sandbox

SEPTEMBER 19 - 23, 2018 One of the world’s most original spectacles of art, science and engineering, will erupt this September 19 - 23 in Calgary. A sandbox for creativity – Open to Everyone! Beakerhead is a spectacle of unimaginable proportions where human ingenuity is on display in every nook and cranny across the city – for FIVE days! With over 60 events and programs to choose from, Beakerhead has something for everyone including large-scale mechanical public art, celebrations of space, concerts, performances, science-themed culinary experiences, hands-on workshops, bizarre vehicles, and spontaneous acts of technical and digital artworks popping up in unexpected places. See the website for the full event program.

Why Go

Beakerhead is a spectacle of unimaginable proportions where human ingenuity is on display in every nook and cranny across the city – for five days! By opening the doors to science and engineering through a welcoming world of art and entertainment, it leads to outcomes that are important to individuals and society, such as increasing the public's affinity and advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering. Celebrate a wide variety of delightfully bizarre engineered installations and artworks, with over 60 events and programs to choose from, Beakerhead has something for everyone regardless of social and cultural barriers.

What's Great

Experience large-scale mechanical public art, celebrations of space, concerts, performances, science-themed culinary creations, hands-on workshops, bizarre vehicles, and spontaneous acts of technical and digital artworks popping up in unexpected places.

Local Tip:

All outdoor events will happen whether it rains or shines as long as it’s still safe. If you know or don't know Calgary, bring shorts, sunscreen, a sweater, and a warm jacket.
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