Offered throughout the year, workshops in the Labs provide both kids and adults a wide array of opportunities to practice and build computational skills.

Workshops

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Totally 80s Rewind

Rewind time for a day and step into the life of an 80s teenager.
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Intro to Breadboarding

Sat Aug 24, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All computers need electricity to run, and breadboarding is one of the fastest ways to build, power, and test a prototype.
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Mainframes

See where it all started.
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The Augmentation of Douglas Engelbart (2018)

Sat Aug 24, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Movie screening plus Q&A session with the director.
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Minicomputers

In the mid-1960s, DEC introduced a series of small and inexpensive computers.
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Windows 95 Weekend

Sat Aug 24 - Sun Aug 25, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Can you remember your favorite Windows 95 program?
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Microcomputers

Before computers became "personal," they were called microcomputers.
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West Seattle Appreciation Day

Sat Aug 24, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Experience computing history right in your own backyard!
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Augmented Reality

Experience the exciting world of virtual and augmented reality.
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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi for Educators

Mon Aug 26, 2019
A one-day educator workshop designed to jump-start your work with Raspberry Pi
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Robotics

Discover how robots do their work!
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LEGO Robotics 101

Thu Aug 29, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Get friendly with our fleet of LEGO® EV3 Mindstorms
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Big Data & AI

Learn how big data can yield insights into our world.
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Light-Up Crafts with Paper Circuits

Sat Aug 31, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Discover the wonderful world of paper circuits at Living Computers!
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Self Driving Cars

Take a test-drive in the self-driving car simulator.
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Retro Gaming Weekend

Sat Aug 31 - Sun Sep 1, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Calling all 80s video game fans!
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Gamemakers

Put down your controller and pick up your keyboard—it’s time to make a video game.
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FREE First Thursday Evening (September)

Thu Sep 5, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free museum admission from 5-8 pm on the first Thursday of every month.
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Internet of Things

Get connected with networked devices in the Internet of Things Workshop.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Thu Sep 5, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Digital Studio

Immerse yourself in the world of digital art.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Sat Sep 7, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Daily Tours

There is something happening every day at Living Computers.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Thu Sep 12, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Sat Sep 14, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Back to Basics: Binary!

Sat Sep 14, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
We’re getting back to basics with Binary!
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Thu Sep 19, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Sat Sep 21, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Curator's Choice Tour

Sat Sep 21, 2019
3:15 pm
Join LCM+L’s curator Aaron Alcorn on a tour through computer history in five objects.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Thu Sep 26, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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Pac-Man Bingo

Sat Sep 28, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
A super fun activity for the whole family: Pac-Man Bingo.
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Gallery Talk: Restoration Stories

Sat Sep 28, 2019
2:00 pm
Starting this September, we're pulling back the curtain to show you a behind-the-scenes look at Living Computers restoration efforts.
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"Love Notes to Newton" (2018)

Sat Sep 28, 2019
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Movie Screening + Q&A
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FREE First Thursday Evening (October)

Thu Oct 3, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free museum admission from 5-8 pm on the first Thursday of every month.
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