Hack The House

An engineering challenge for youth, ages 14-21.


Dive into the extravaganza! Unearth the magic behind each experiment, entertainer, exhibit, and eccentric escapade.


Navigate the whimsy! Your trusty guide to all the quirky corners of Beakerhead awaits.


Tick-tock goes the clock! Plan your adventure through our fantastical timeline of wonders.


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What is Beakerhead? Learn more here.

News and Announcements

Updates from the strange and interesting world of Beakerhead.


Get involved in Beakerhead’s festival and year-round programs.


Learn about Beakerhead’s supporters, sponsors, and community partners.


Join one of Calgary’s coolest volunteer crews.
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Help Beakerhead Shine!

Beakerhead and TELUS Spark blend science, technology, engineering, and math with art to encourage the free flow of ideas, energy, and creativity. We collaborate with a diverse range of artists, makers, movers, shakers, and community partners that attract local and international attention. Through year-round programming at the science centre an annual signature event, and an unabashed commitment to accessibility, Beakerhead breaks down barriers between disciplines and invites everyone to play in the science sandbox.

Beakerhead has been a special place where science and art collide to create exceptional experiences for people from all walks of life. And we count on the support and generosity of our friends and neighbours to make it happen — because we’re better together. 

By donating to Beakerhead, you will directly support and sustain our community of creators and science lovers and help launch this smash-up into the future. 

Beakerhead is a part of TELUS Spark Science Centre, and Spark is a registered charity. Donations valued at $20 or greater are eligible to receive a charitable tax receipt. Donations of ANY size are welcome and will receive our undying gratitude.

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B&W Image by Chris Malloy
Mirror Man at Beakerhead