Around the Dome Science Festival

September 27–October 26, 2014: Join us for our annual science festival that celebrates all of the amazing science and technology—right here in our very own community!

Schedule of Events

Join us for another Opening the Door event for grade 10–12 students interested in pursuing careers in the sciences.

Presented by Genome British Columbia

Wednesday, October 22
4:30pm–6:30pm (check-in starts at 4pm)

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Celebrate urban agriculture and do-it-yourself sustainability, during City Farm Fest, part of our Do-It-Yourself Weekend! Learn about composting at home, take a tour of our gardens, meet our city chickens and chat with people in our community, who work in and promote sustainable agriculture. Come experience some of the science and innovation that exists (sometimes literally!) in our own backyard.

October 25 & 26
Ken Spencer Science Park

Vancouver's Wild Neighbours

Meet the artist behind our latest photographic display, Vancouver's Wild Neighbors. Connor Stefanison is a photographer from Burnaby, BC.  His photography draws from knowledge gained throughout a life spent largely outdoors.​

Sunday, October 26

Space is limited so register today.

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Cafe Scientifique

Join us for discussion, debate and dessert with researchers and conservationists, as we explore the future of British Columbia's ancient coastal forests. 

Sunday, October 26
7pm–9pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)

Space is limited, so register today!


Community Science Celebration

Take part in dozens of hands-on experiments and activities using everyday supplies you can find around your home. Don't forget to watch our special Dollar Store Science show at the Peter Brown Family Centre Stage!

October 25 & 26

Looking for more science experiments you can do at home? Check out the hundreds of free activities available on our Resources website.

Around the Dome Short Film Festival

There are many ways to look at light and incorporate it into the medium of film. Check out these amazing films that interpret light in new ways.

September 27–October 26
Science Theatre

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Scenes from the Science Festival