Workshop Highlights 2017

Needles, knives, razors and racers ... sharpen your mind at a Beakerhead workshop!

Needles, knives, razors and racers ...
Sharpen your mind and entertain your curious side at a Beakerhead workshop!

Ever wanted to wield a tattoo gun? What about learning skeletal anatomy through chocolate or the science of time travel through craft? We've got you covered.

Roll up your sleeves and sharpen your knowledge at these unique workshops – only at Beakerhead September 13-17!
Here's a sample of what's in store:

HACK THE FLYER (Registration closes soon!)
Registration deadline: August 21

Duct tape? Check. Leaf blower? Check. Pilot licence? Check.
Here's your chance to Frankenstein your own version of the iconic red Radio Flyer wagon to become a wild racing machine. Gather a team of misfit inventors, engineers (and a costume designer!) and register your team by Aug 21. Glory and fame can be yours!

Wednesday, September 13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Cookbook Company Co.

Compare and contrast the language of butchery and anatomy in this hands-on comparative meat experience. Translate knife skills to dissection technique in this butchery workshop led by a seasoned anatomy expert!

Thursday, September 14, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Barron Tattoo Parlour

Grab your nitrile gloves and a tattoo machine for a night in a tattoo parlour alongside experts from the world of dermatology and tattoo artistry, as you learn about the social and cutaneous science behind getting permanently inked.

If you’ve been contemplating that new tattoo, join in for an evening of skin exploration - but rather than any long term commitments, learn to tattoo on a less permanent skin. 18 years of age and up.

Thursday, September 14, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Alberta College of Art + Design

Unravel how the Earthling brain processes and measures time while making a beautiful Japanese-bound agenda with personalized pages. Create your action plan while hearing from an astrophysicist about time travel and a productivity specialist about staying on task.

Friday, September 15, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Kent of Inglewood

There's a science to putting your best foot forward. Together with a neuroscientist and chemist, we will get microscopic about grooming and fine elixirs. Learn what goes on inside you when you look good, and how that makes you feel good.

Saturday, September 16, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Mount Royal University, Riddell Library and Learning Centre

The future is here – just look into these googles ...!

Take your first real steps into the virtual world. Spend an afternoon learning from developers about their projects and gain the connections insight you need to create your own VR projects and apps.