What is Beakerhead?
On the surface, Beakerhead looks like a week of spectacular fun every September. But it’s more than a schedule of mesmerizing events: it’s a time and place where engineers show their creative sides, and artists get technical, where science hits the street, and everyone gets ingenious.
The Back Story
For decades, we have been directing people into either technical or creative streams, and yet it is precisely at their intersection where ingenuity lives.
The behind-the-scenes champions of Beakerhead.
Here are the makers, creators, thinkers, doers behind Beakerhead.
Program presenters are artists, engineers, designers, technologists and organizations who create and stage events, programs and installations during Beakerhead.
In its inaugural 2013 year, Beakerhead engaged 62,500 people in science and engineering in such upside down ways that it made headlines across the globe.