Robot NL

Members $12, Non-Members $15.
21+ event, ID required for entry.

Get your dose of mechanical mayhem as NightLife hosts an annual salute to all things robotic.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Bistrobot
(Swamp)
6:00-10:00 pm,
Prepare to be to be thoroughly impressed with Bistrobot—a sandwich making robot! PB&J, anyone? Yum!

Mechanized Museum
(African Hall)
6:00 - 10:00 pm,
Roll through African Hall to catch cutting edge Robotic demos from the following:

The Robot Ring
(East Pavilion)
6:00 - 10:00 pm,
  Root for your favorite machine during a bot-tastic showdown with Bot Bash and check out the robotic creations Otherlab is powering up.  

GigaCreatures
(Project Lab)
6:00 - 10:00 pm,
 Ever wonder how Academy scientists study teeny, tiny insects and organisms with incredible clarity? See robo-imaging technology GIGAMacro in action.

Then, meet your favorite droid with Bay Area R2 Builders!

Digital Dance Party
(Piazza)
6:00 - 8:00 pm,
Do your best Robot in the Piazza to the dance worthy stylings of the Make It Funky DJ's.

8:00 - 9:00 pm, Get down with a guest appearance by DJ Mozhgan.

9:00 - 10:00 pm, Digitize with Pixel Memory. 

Music presented by Noise Pop

6:00-10:00 pm, Explore a hackable physical space where robotics and performance collide with Circus Automatic

FOOD & DRINK
A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace located in the West Garden, 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.

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, Discover a world of dazzling live animals and shimmering scientific specimens in Color of Life

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

8:30 pm, 9:30 pm

Narrated by George Takei, Incoming! explores the past, present, and future of our Solar System.

6:30 pm, 7:30 pm

Join us on a tour of the Solar System from robot-eyes’ view!

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Upcoming NightLife Events

August 4th at 6:00 pm

A NightLife LIVE summer music series event with performances by Lapsley, presented by Outside Lands.

August 11th at 6:00 pm

Channel your inner superhero during NightLife’s first-ever salute to iconic comic book and cinema characters.

August 18th at 6:00 pm

Join us for a foodie-inspired night featuring cooking, cocktail demos and tastings from SF’s top culinary minds.

August 25th at 6:00 pm

Salute the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a celebration of centennial proportions!

NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.

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