Be the first to peep the Academy’s fourth annual BigPicture wildlife photography exhibit and celebrate the best in nature and conservation photography this week at NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences. // 21+ Event
See the captivating work of world-class photographers and discover how they document some of the most fascinating moments of life on Earth in an effort to share important conservation stories with the world.
Raise a glass to the BigPicture competition winners at a special awards presentation in Morrison Planetarium.
At the Academy's Project Lab, join the Tesla Foundation to learn how aerial drone photography provides new views of our planet and can help with tracking wildlife.
See closer-than-ever views of scientific specimens with GIGAmacro’s extreme resolution photography equipment.
Say goodbye to static prints! Experience the magic of the Prynt photo app and the future of augmented reality photography.
Music by DJ Shindog of New Wave City
This event is for adults 21+ only. A valid ID is required for entry, no exceptions.The event is from 6-10pm. Last entry is at 9pm.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Eventbrite vouchers must be redeemed for NightLife tickets upon event entry at the Service Desk or Box Office, located at the front entrance of the museum.
Last entry for our Rainforest exhibit dome is at 7:45 pm.
Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
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 Bar & Restaurant, and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby.
There are multiple bar areas located throughout the museum. Each bar features a unique seasonal cocktail!
All bars accept cash and credit cards.
No refunds or exchanges.