Activate your intellect with an Academy lecture, workshop, or class.
Mind-expanding talks and presentations by the brightest stars in the field of astronomy.
The Academy regularly brings brilliant speakers to the Academy to lecture on everything from anthropology to zoology.
We host in-person workshops at our museum in San Francisco, as well as virtual PD on Zoom.
Deepen your connection to the natural world with an Academy science class.
NASA is testing ways for satellites to work together in the increasingly-crowded space in low Earth orbit.
Sat. Mar. 9th at 9:00 am -
Explore climate change with educators from CalAcademy and KQED.
Sat. Mar. 16th at 9:00 am -
Ignite your creativity, make art, and figure out how art and science build understanding of the natural world.
Dr. Jenny Bergner discusses planetary formation and the distinctive chemistry of newborn stellar systems.
Mon. May. 13th at 7:30 pm -
Dr. Alex Tetarenko studies the dynamic environments around objects such as black holes and neutron stars.
What is the atmosphere like on an object that's too massive to be a planet and yet too small to be a star?
Catherine Zucker produces models of our Milky Way Galaxy to better understand how stars like the Sun are born.