A smash-up of art, science and engineering

Spectacle tickets available now

Full program launch August 8, 2019

AN OUTLANDISH EXPERIENCE

Beakerhead is an exhibition of awe-inspiring artworks, fire-breathing contraptions and contemporary curiosities. It is a world stage for artists, engineers, designers, scientists, inventors and performers. It is a festival of creativity, ingenuity, technology and art of Brobdingnagian proportions.

2019 SCHEDULE

Beakerhead’s workshops and shows will be hosted throughout Calgary from September 18-20, culminating in one night of immersive, interactive, delightful madness on September 21 at Prince’s Island Park!

WED SEP 18 – FRI SEP 20
  • School field trips
  • Shows
  • Workshops
  • Program announcement: August 8
SAT SEP 21
  • BEAKERHEAD SPECTACLE
  • (formerly known as Beakernight)
  • 5–11 pm
  • Prince’s Island Park
  • 20+ engineered wonders
  • Entertainment
  • Food & beverage
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SUPPORTERS

Huge and heartfelt thanks to our 2019 supporters!

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FAQ

General

  • What is Beakerhead?

    Beakerhead is an exhibition of awe-inspiring artworks, fire-breathing contraptions and contemporary curiosities.

  • When is Beakerhead?

    Beakerhead is September 18-21 with the main spectacle being held on Saturday, September 21.

  • Where is Beakerhead held?

    Beakerhead is excited to host the main spectacle at Prince’s Island Park on September 21. Beakerhead workshops will be held at venues throughout the city.

  • Who is behind Beakerhead?

    Beakerhead is the brainchild of the Beakerhead Creative Society, a registered charity whose mandate is to globally advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.

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VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are the pulse of Beakerhead, pumping enthusiasm throughout the event. They are performers, informers and all-around good-time havers. From year-round crew members to one-time event helpers, Beakerhead would not be possible without the brilliance, exuberance and dedication of these amazing individuals.

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Volunteers under the age of 18 will require a signed consent form from a parent or guardian.

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CONTACT

Beakerhead Creative Society is a registered charity whose mandate is to globally advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering. Through year-round educational programs and the annual September Beakerhead event in Calgary, Canada, we aim to engage, delight, surprise and entertain you in a way that you don’t even know you are learning too!

Sponsoring

School program

Beakerhead is a member of the International Science Festival Alliance