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Oct 26
Office Hours
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pack up the tools and come on in! Meet up with other hobbyists and the LCM+L team in the Labs at our weekly Office Hours to work on your personal projects. Hardware or software, incomplete or pristine, we welcome projects of all kinds. 

Oct 28
Building Interactive Props
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
When you want to go big with your costume – you got to have the right accessories. Learn how to build your own interactive cosplay side-arms with our expert-in-residence, Richard Albritton, and become the best in the crowd. Build your selection of a magic wand, wizard staff, foam sword or axe that will react to movement in this 2.5 hour Lab that’ll leave you celebrating Halloween in glowing style.

This workshops is limited to 10 participants at least 10 years and up.
No programming experience needed.

Register here
$66 | $54 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, and take-home supply costs. 
Oct 29
Hack Halloween
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for a family-friendly day of trick-or-treating at the museum and pumpkin carving in the Labs. It’s BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin) – carve it up, decorate, and if you’re really feeling spooky, wire it up with our mini breadboard kits and really get that gourd glowing. Come in, geek out – and don’t forget your costumes.
 No advance registration required. 

Admission $12 | Free for Members
Nov 2
Office Hours
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pack up the tools and come on in! Meet up with other hobbyists and the LCM+L team in the Labs at our weekly Office Hours to work on your personal projects. Hardware or software, incomplete or pristine, we welcome projects of all kinds. 

Nov 2
Classic Movie Night - Alphaville (1965)
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
The second film in our three-part Movie Night series featuring mainframe computing in classic films!

A surreal, French, dystopian, sci-fi, self-reflexive noir, thriller (yes, really) directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Secret agent Lemmy Caution (posing as a journalist) is sent to destroy the technocratic dictator of Alphaville, the computer Alpha 60.

Subtitled.

Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance. Reserved seating cannot be guaranteed after 6:00 pm.

RSVP here.

Included with Free Admission (First Thursdays) | Free for Members

Nov 18
MINECON Earth Party at Living Computers!
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Minecraft has hosted MINECON events throughout the world over the last few years. 2017 marks a new type of MINECON and Minecraft is switching it up with MINECON Earth, an interactive show that will be livestreamed online!

Living Computers is collaborating with Minecraft for a MINECON Earth Party, a full day of activities, community, and computers! Have a chance to meet Minecraft developers, see the MINECON Earth livestream on LCM+L’s 4 screens, attend a drop in Minecraft build workshop, and more. Secure a ticket to get into the museum at 8:00am so you can be prepared for the livestream at 9:00am. Join fellow crafters for this unique event, and check out MINECON EARTH along with Living Computers other exhibits!
 
Here is a preview of what we have in store:
 
  • Meet the Minecraft Dev Team Q&A Panel live in our Labs
  • Minecraft Modding Workshop—drop in and forge a new mission by creating your own Minecraft mod using Raspberry Pi and Python.
  • Xbox One consoles throughout the museum, special edition t-shirt, and other surprises.
Stay tuned for more updates as MINECON Earth approaches!

Register here
$12 | Free for Members

Featured News
From the Garage to the iMac: 1976-1999
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Living Computers: Museum + Labs presents From the Garage to the iMac: 1976-1999, a new exhibition focusing on the first two decades of Apple Computers. Featuring a one-of-a-kind demonstration Apple I that lived on Steve Job’s office shelf until 1985, Living Computers will house the world’s only operable Apple I available for use by the public.

Opening Friday, April 14th.


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