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NightLife LIVE: September
This September, rock out to lo-fi psychedelic riffs from White Fence—fronted by former Darker My Love member Tim Presley and saluted by Pitchfork for “a distinctly wobbly and elastic sound.” Supporting act The Tyde, featuring former members of the ‘90s band Further, will kick off the night with their bright indie pop-rock sound.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
LIVE Music Performances
Catch sets from the following acts:
6:00-7:45 pm— DJ sets by and Britt Govea and Chris Robinson from the Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
7:45-8:30 pm—The Tyde
8:45-9:45 pm— White Fence
6:00 - 10:00 pm, Enjoy this month’s featured art curator, Taro Hattori, plus LED artists Nick Leidecker and the mesmerizing LED Installation, Aurora Range.
Get weird all night to a DJ set from DJ Freaker (Alex Bleeker of Real Estate)
LIVE Screen Printing
6:00 - 10:00pm, Check out the special edition July NightLife LIVE design, custom created bySan Franspycho. Bring a shirt or tote and get a print for $10 or buy one of their custom printed, high-style versions for $20-$25.
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.
**PLANETARIUM CLOSURE UPDATE
Please note that the Academy's planetarium will be closed for upgrades from September 6 - October 20, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience. The planetarium will re-open on October 21 with an all-new projection system, providing a richer, more immersive experience inside one of the world’s largest all-digital planetarium domes.
Head upstairs to the Forum Theater to check out 3D Universe, a 25-minute, presenter-led experience that takes us on 3D tour of our Universe and illustrates Earth’s place in the cosmos or head to the Living Roof to scope the stars and talk with the Planetarium team on Space Science.
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.
6:00-10:00 pm, Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed—Marvel at rarely-seen fish and invertebrates from little-known reefs and learn about Academy scientists who travel to mysterious underwater depths.
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.
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.
Upcoming NightLife Events
Get your late night science fix with the best of the Academy & hear from special guest Matt Simon of WIRED mag.
Feeling outdoorsy? Get prepared and learn survival tips from experts before your next camping trip or adventure.
A NightLife LIVE summer music series—performances by Connan Mockasin + Morgan Delt, Presented by Noise Pop.
Follow the brewing process from botanical inception to foamy finish, sip and sample at a beer garden, and more!
NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.