A smash up of art, science and engineering 


The inaugural Beakerhead set Calgary on fire

In its first year, 70 organizations came together to produce more than 40 events over five days that drew students, artists, engineers, scientists, Calgarians and tourists into venues and public spaces across the city. Read more



In 2013, 4,620 Students and 28 schools were engaged in Beakerhead activities

Extraordinary mentors, educators, engineers and performers come to Beakerhead every year to perform and exhibit, so Beakerhead sends them out to schools while they are here. In 2013, school visits included a 2,000 kilogram mechanical spider made by eatART from Vancouver and a lesson in electricity with Arc Attack’s Tesla coil rock’n’ roll performance (of America’s Got Talent fame).

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