Collisions Festival: Invasive Systems

08/11/2019 - 10/11/2019 @ All Day -

Through visual art, multimedia installations, and interactive experiences, join artists and scientists at “Collisions Festival: Invasive Systems” to explore the delicate and complicated nature of how both living and inanimate things redefine our environments. This weekend festival includes an art-science exhibition, a hands-on workshop (Sat, separate registration required), and guided discussions and tours by the curator (Sat/Sun).

DNA Sonification Workshop

09/11/2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm -

Are you curious about data sonification? Wondering how music theory and DNA sequences could converge to create a work of art and science? Join us to explore more! In this DNA sonification workshop, participants will learn the process of DNA barcoding of invasive plant species, and how to sonify DNA sequences with basic music theory and MIDI freeware.

Her Story: Canadian Women Scientists (Screening Events)

13/09/2019 - 14/09/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Her Story: Canadian Women Scientists is a film series dedicated to sharing the stories of Canadian women scientists. Facilitated by Curiosity Collider, local filmmakers and Canadian women scientists collaborate to create 5-6 minute videos; for each film in the series, a scientist tells her own story, interwoven with the story of an inspiring Canadian women [...]

Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Hybrids.

21/08/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Our #ColliderCafe is a space for artists, scientists, makers, and anyone interested in art+science to meet, discover, and connect. Are you curious? Join us at "Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Hybrids." to explore how art and science intersect in the exploration of curiosity. //Special thanks to Pizzeria Barbarella for hosting Collider Cafe!// Heather Talbot (ecosystem, embroidery [...]

Anatomy Night: Heart and Art

14/02/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Join Curiosity Collider and UBC anatomists and medical illustrators on a tour of our remarkable heart on Valentine's day! Pre-registration on Eventbrite is required. Only 15 spots are available. Purchase your tickets now! During this special event we will explore the heart, a spectacular organ, through art, dissection, illustration, and discussion with UBC professor Claudia Krebs, [...]

Collisions Festival Meet Up

26/11/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Are you an artist working in the sci/art genre? A scientist interested in collaborating with artists? Or one who wears both hats? In the fall of 2019, the Curiosity Collider will be hosting our inaugural Sci-Art festival The Collisions Festival. The first theme will be Invasive Systems and we plan to feature a new theme each year. In [...]

Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Cadence.

26/09/2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - #ColliderCafe is a space for artists, scientists, makers, and anyone interested in art+science. Meet. Discover. Connect. Create. Are you curious? Join us at "Collider Cafe: Art. Science. Cadence." to explore how art and science intersect in the exploration of curiosity. A Musician Philosophizes Science | Devon More, Singer-songwriter & playwright Science Communication needs Imagination | Kurtis Baute, [...]

Et Al III: The Ultimate Bar Science Night

18/09/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm -

You like science? You like drinking while sciencing? In Vancouver there are many options to get educated and inspired through science, art, and culture in a casual bar setting outside of universities. There’s Nerd Nite which focuses on nerdy lectures in the Fox Cabaret, Curiosity Collider which creates events that bring together artists and scientists, and Science Slam, a poetry-slam inspired science communication competition!


17/08/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm -

Our human experiences of astronomical events depend on the past and present spectrum of our cultural relationships with science, technology, theology, and mythology. ECLIPSE:TOTAL ALIGNMENT is a sensory exploration of the ways that we frame this rare total alignment of the sun, earth, and moon.

Collider Cafe: Live. Curiously.

22/02/2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - #ColliderCafe is a space for artists, scientists, makers, and anyone interested in art+science. Meet, discover, connect, create. How do you explore curiosity in your life? Join us and discover how our speakers explore their own curiosity at the intersection of art & science. Laura Lee Coles (interdisciplinary artist & researcher) & Rob Scharein (creator of Knot Plot software) [...]

Meet a Scientist, Experiment with an Artist

09/04/2016 - 10/04/2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Join Curiosity Collider and Science World BC for the special “Meet a Scientist – Experiment with an Artist” weekend! Participate in hands-on activities with scientists and interact with on-site artists while they experiment with their art in collaboration with the scientists. Art work from the event will be showcased at Science World in the future. This [...]