Our Festival Programs

The arts and sciences come together where human expression and understanding meet. Immerse yourself in an interactive shared experience at The Exploratorium, enjoy a performance at Z Space, or learn where extraterrestrials hide out at California Academy of the Sciences.    

 Space Festival
Heisenberg
With 100 others share an augmented reality tour of the early universe an...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Kronos Eclipse
San Francisco’s Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet has a gravitational force,...
May 17 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Space Festival
The Outer Space
A jazz cabaret asking if love will be easier on another planet. Lipton a...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Living/Distance
Xin Liu's sculpted avatar comes to life in space and dances through the ...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Space Festival
The Overview Effect by Lynn Rosen
Dueling launches by competing space companies, each on a quest for Mars,...
May 16 , 2019
San Francisco Playhouse - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Spacewoman of the Underground
Christine Zuercher attempts to dig a hole to the other side of the plane...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Star Stories
Lakota youth from South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Reservation collaborate w...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
California Academy of Sciences - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Speech Cancelling Headphones
An artifact from the near-future where technology literally manipulates ...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
Z Space -
 Space Festival
Extraterrestrial – A Drag Invasion
Alert, alert! San Francisco is being invaded May 17 at 10PM by otherworl...
May 17 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Brecht Forensics: DNA Cocktails
Brecht Forensics: DNA Cocktails is a lecture that demonstrates DNA extra...
May 18 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners
A Pas De Deux like you have never seen before where a dancer-choreograph...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Outta this World Poetry Slam
MAX has partnered with the renowned Youth Speaks to bring together hundr...
May 17 , 2019
California Academy of Sciences - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Universal Threads
Take fashion into the 4th dimension! Watch these celestial looks come t...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Intergalactic Travel Bureau
Plan your vacation to Mars! or why not a SuperNova? The Intergalactic T...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Event Series
Star Stories, The Podcast
In this collaboration with Notes for Notes, young sound engineer-artists...
May 17 , 2019
California Academy of Sciences - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Space Travel Sci-Fi Style
Space Travel, Sci-Fi Style A playful talk where we’ll watch clips fro...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
 Space Festival
Mapping Microbes: The Search for E.T
How are microbes, organisms that live on and in us, the key to finding e...
May 17 , 2019
California Academy of Sciences - San Francisco
 Event Series
Mission Art
Pre-festival event (February 22 & 23, Houston, TX) How many people ...
February 22 , 2019
Z Space - Houston
 Space Festival
MAXchats – Speakers and Panels: CRISPR, Jumpsuits, Machine Human Interfaces.
In an afternoon MAXchats brings together leading artists and scientists ...
May 18 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco
 
We Chose to Go to the Moon: Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary
The Challenge to Reach the Moon. We Chose to Go to the Moon: Apollo 11'...
July 16 & July 20 , 2019
Carnegie Hall - New York
 Space Festival
The Final Frontier
Festival Closing Night: The Final Frontier and The After Party of the Un...
May 18 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco