NightLife LIVE

Member Tickets: $12
Non-Member Tickets: $15
Ages 21+, ID required for entry.

Music by Chrome Sparks (live band)
with Planet Booty
DJ sets by Dials and King Most
Presented by DJ Dials

NightLife’s summer music series returns! Inspired by science and powered by sound, the Academy will transform into an oasis of music and art on one special night per month with NightLife LIVE 2016.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

LIVE Music Performances
(West Garden)

Catch sets from the following acts:
6:00-7:45 pm—DJ set by Dials
7:45-8:30 pm—Planet Booty
8:45-9:45 pmChrome Sparks (live band)

Interactive Art
(West Garden)
6:00 - 10:00 pm,
Enjoy this month’s featured art gallery, The Midway, plus featured art and installations from Rachel Znerold, Anna Landa, OpenLab and Javi Corellano. Plus, get some extra creative juices with a stop by Health Ade Kombucha who will be handing out free samples.

Bay Area Pop-Ups
(Project Lab)
6:00 - 10:00pm,
Browse used vinyl from Amoeba Music and fresh indie vinyl from Bay Area Record Fair labels including, Crime on the Moon, Tompkins Square, Resipiscent and Constellation Tatsu.

Creative Workshops
(Swamp)
6:00 - 8:00pm,
Make animal-inspired crafts with Julia Jane Moore and let your creative juices flow with Paint Pens Collective

LIVE Screen Printing
(Project Lab)
6:00 - 10:00pm,
Check out the special edition May NightLife LIVE design, custom created by San Franspycho.

Music in the Piazza by DJ King Most.

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About NightLife LIVE
Inspired by science and powered by sound, the Academy will transform into an oasis of music and art on one special night per month with the NightLife LIVE 2016 summer music series (as part of our weekly Thursday night programming).

Catch live performances on the outdoor West Garden stage as the greenest museum on the planet transforms into one of SF's most unique music venues. Experience interactive art installations, out-of-this-world video projections, science side shows, and more—all while exploring cutting-edge exhibits and marveling at 38,000 live animals.

Special thanks to DoTheBay, our official media partner for NightLife LIVE 2016!

More details here.

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NightLife LIVE 2016 Dates

MAY 19
Music by Chrome Sparks (live band)
with Planet Booty
DJ sets by Dials and King Most
Presented by DJ Dials

JUNE 16
Lower Dens
with Tamaryn
DJ sets by BFF.fm
Presented by Noise Pop

JULY 14
Ducktails
DJ sets by Aaron Axelsen & Omar Perez
Presented by Popscene

AUGUST 4
Låpsley
Presented by Outside Lands Music Festival

SEPTEMBER 8
White Fence
with The Tyde
DJ sets by DJ Freaker (Alex Bleeker of Real Estate) and Britt Govea
Presented by (((folkYEAH!)))

OCTOBER 13
Dan Deacon
with Mt. Si
DJ sets by BFF.fm
Presented by Treasure Island Music Festival

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MUSEUM EXHIBIT TIMES
6:00-7:45 pm, Osher Rainforest—explore a lush, four-story rainforest that's teeming with life.

6:00-10:00 pm, Color of Life—Discover a world of dazzling live animals and shimmering scientific specimens.

FOOD & DRINK
A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby. Enjoy a different fresh seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar area designed by our resident mixologist Shane McKnight! All bars accept cash and credit cards.

PLANETARIUM UPDATE
Please note: Planetarium seating is limited . Admission is available to NightLife guests on a first-come, first-served basis. No passes required. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to showtime.

PLEASE BE ADVISED
Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Music

Planetarium Shows

6:30 pm

Take a tour of the Universe with a sprinkling of the hottest news stories from astronomy and the space sciences!

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Upcoming NightLife Events

April 6th at 6:00 pm

Show us yours and we’ll show you ours—collections that is! This week, NightLife salutes the art of collecting.

April 13th at 6:00 pm

Get straight up spacey this week as NightLife celebrates cosmo-pioneer Yuri Gagarin. Music by Space Cowboys.

April 20th at 6:00 pm

Get your late night science fix with a celebration of the best of the Academy.

NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.

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