Get to know our new livestream series, Breakfast Club and NightSchool, with a list of 10 viewer favorites from 2020.
Creatures of the night—the Academy has you covered. While we prepare to welcome you back to NightLife (in person) in 2021, you can join our free virtual NightSchool programs on Thursday evenings! Drop in for these informal online "classes" that bring an eclectic mix of science and culture to you. Streaming live Thursdays at 7 pm PT (and available as recordings afterwards) on the Academy’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.
Please note: The Academy is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. Learn more about our response to COVID-19.
Get a crash course in anthropology—from human evolution to human cultures, past and present.
Come virtual birdwatching with us to explore the world of pelicans, gulls, waders, and other coastal birds.
Celebrate the beginning of a new lunar year with an ode to the moon.
Close your eyes and listen to music, nature, and the universe during an evening dedicated to surprising sounds.