Beaker Street has received a prestigious National Science Week 2017 project grant, 1 of only 4 awarded in the state, to deliver BeakerStreet@TMAG, a 3-night pop-up science bar at Hobart's Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, 18-20 August 2017. Stay tuned in the coming months for a program packed with fascinating talks, hands-on workshops, games, competitions, prominent local & visiting scientists, and plenty of sciencey surprises. To find out when the program goes live and when registration opens for limited-numbers workshops and events, like our facebook page or join our mailing list.
fermented as anything hits the huon
Sat 19 nov, 11:30am @ studio zona - with artisanal lunch
Join us at Glen Huon’s beautiful Studio Zona, home of celebrated ceramicists and makers of Tassie’s famous fermentation crocks, Zsolt Faludi and Nanna Bayer.
Enjoy a presentation on the fascinating science behind the ancient art of fermentation with Margo Adler, PhD, followed by a sumptuous traditional Hungarian meal, cooked on the spot and paired with a variety of fermented delights.
After lunch, indulge your creativity with hands-on instruction in making your own delicious vegetable ferments. You’ll take home a few jars of your own handmade sauerkraut and pickled veggies, and the knowledge and skills to last a lifetime.
This half-day (~4hrs), small-group workshop is $120. Space is very limited – To reserve a spot, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
dodges ferry workshop!
AN EVENING AT THE PUB
WITH MONA CURATOR & BEST-SELLING AUTHOR GEOFFREY MILLER
Spend a fun and fascinating evening at the pub with Professor Geoffrey Miller, internationally acclaimed evolutionary psychologist, best-selling author, and curator of MONA's newest exhibition.
Grab a drink, sit back and enjoy a relaxed and informative talk on
THE EVOLUTION OF POLYAMORY AND OPEN RELATIONSHIPS
Tuesday 1 Nov, 6-8pm @ The Duke (upstairs bar)
192 Macquarie St, Hobart, TAS
If humans aren’t naturally monogamous or promiscuous, what are we? Can evolutionary psychology help us understand the pros and cons of polyamory, open relationships, and other new forms of ‘consensual non-monogamy’?
Professor Geoffrey Miller is a leading evolutionary psychologist (University of New Mexico, US) and best-selling author of books ‘The Mating Mind,’ ‘Spent,’ & ‘Mate.’ He is a curator of MONA’sOn The Origin of Art, a new exhibition opening 5 November. He will be in Hobart for a few days only, so do not miss this opportunity to hear him talk about his latest work, followed by a Q&A and the opportunity to chat with him over a beer.
Tickets: $20 - includes a free drink and nibbles
Fermented as anything
Our popular National Science Week workshop is back!. Sunday 9 October from 1-3pm at Pigeon Hole Cafe in West Hobart. Click here to learn more, or buy tickets right here:
SCIENCE IN THE PUB DEBATE:
THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY!
Beaker Street is proud to be teaming up with Science in the Pub Tasmania for a special National Science Week panel debate on The Future of Humanity. Featuring 5 prominent local scientists, comedian Mel K, a scientific pub quiz, and some amazing raffle prizes, this is sure to be a great evening.
Friday 12 August, 7-9pm, at Granada Tavern in Berriedale.
Grab a few friends for your quiz team and book a table. Click here to reserve free tickets, and check out our flyer for more information.