On top of all the learning and fun we offer every day, events are even more great reasons to visit Lawrence Hall of science all year and become a member of The Lawrence. Bring your family, friends, and students to our maker events, special exhibit happenings, holiday science parties, trips to other UC Berkeley locales and much more.

Children on the DNA Sculpture on the plaza at The Lawrence


A student looks through a microscope

Amgen Biotech Experience: Complete Series Teacher Workshop


This five-day, summer workshop covers the Complete Series of the ABE curriculum, including an introduction to micropipettes and gel electrophoresis, plasmid digestion, plasmid ligation, confirmation of digestion and ligation via electrophoresis, bacterial transformation, colony PCR, and protein purification.

North Bay Science Discovery Day

North Bay Science Discovery Day

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

This family-friendly celebration of science and technology learning and careers will feature dozens of hands-on activities from North Bay educators […]

Bay Area Book Festival flyer: Sat & Sun, May 7-8 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Family Fun Fest Zone MLK Jr. Civic Center Park Downtown Berkeley

Bay Area Book Festival — Outdoor Fair

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Combine reading, art, and science with Science at Cal and The Lawrence Hall of Science at the Bay Area Book Festival in downtown Berkeley on May 7 and 8.



11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Science at Cal and The Lawrence Hall of Science are hosting a full-blown SCIENCE-PALOOZA on the beautiful and spacious outdoor plaza of The Lawrence overlooking the Bay. This event will showcase 18 interactive and engaging STEM activities from UC Berkeley departments, student groups, scientists, artists, designers, and our partners. Come enjoy science demos, experiments, hands-on activities, meet-the-scientists booths, and more!

The headshots of six speakers that will appear at the event Un Vistazo al Laboratorio

Science at Cal – Un Vistazo al Laboratorio (En Español!)

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

¡Exploremos el laboratorio! Un evento virtual en el que participarán seis científicos de la UC Berkeley, quienes darán un recorrido por el laboratorio y compartirán con nosotros el trabajo que realizan a diario.

Fiji Island Banded Iguana © Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark

Innovations & Inspirations 2022 – An In-Person Benefit Featuring Joel Sartore

5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Join us for a presentation from Joel Sartore—the world-renowned wildlife photographer and founder of the National Geographic Photo Ark project—as he shares his unique work at this benefit event for The Lawrence Hall of Science.

Investigate and Engage

Enriching, fun, and engaging science activities featuring a range of topics across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics!

Explore The Lawrence

Discover something new, spark your imagination, and get hands-on, feet-on and brain-on when you visit our exhibits for all ages. Explore science by doing science.