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NightLife LIVE: August SOLD OUT
This event is now sold out. We hope to see you at a future NightLife event!
Kick off your Outside Lands weekend with a special performance from Electric Guest and the She's in the West Garden.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Stage visuals by ALL OF IT NOW!
6:00 - 10:00 pm
------> Light up the night with incredible night-worthy art installations including: Taylor Dean Harrison's Enunciation, Quarso's SpaceWay and Victoria Heilweil & Phil Spitler's Luminous Waveforms.
Bay Area Pop-Ups
6:00 - 10:00pm
------> Browse used vinyl from Amoeba San Francisco and head to the screen printing pros at San Franpsycho to check out their special edition August NightLife LIVE design.
*Custom screen prints - $10.
(Swamp and Project Lab)
6:00 - 9:00pm
-------> Make nature-inspired crafts with Julia Jane Moore and let your creative juices flow with Paint Pens Collective.
KingMost DJ Set
6:00 - 10:00pm
-------> Get your groove on with the KingMost.
Dream Logic VR Experience
6:00 - 10:00pm
-------> Keep your senses stimulated between sets with VR experiences by Dream Logic, helping you see the natural world in a whole new way.
ABOUT NIGHTLIFE LIVE
This year’s NightLife LIVE events will take place on July 13, August 10, September 14, and October 12, in addition to the Academy’s regular NightLife events held every week. Partnering with Bay Area music promoters Noise Pop, Outside Lands, and Popscene, NightLife LIVE pairs emerging bands and musicians with cutting-edge visual artists in an immersive intersection of science, music, and art.
The only museum in the world to combine an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and living rainforest, live performances on an outdoor stage transform the Academy into one of San Francisco’s most unique live music venues in the heart of Golden Gate Park.
- Hurry! Last entry for our Rainforest dome is at 7:45 pm. Please note: drinks are not allowed inside the Rainforest exhibit.
- Thirsty? Each bar area features a unique seasonal cocktail—there are multiple bars throughout the museum.
- Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Artists and programming lineup subject to change.
- Planetarium passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Early event arrival is strongly recommended due to limited capacity and high demand for passes.
FOOD & DRINK
- A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace, 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.
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Upcoming NightLife Events
It’s that time of year—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist.
The NightLife LIVE season comes to a close with a dreamy, fuzzed out performance from DIIV and Black Marble.
Explore the mysteries beyond our solar system with a night dedicated to the search for extraterrestrials.
The creatures come out at NightLife when the Academy transforms into a spine-tingling tribute to '80s horror.
NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.