We’re not just all about computers—we’re about people too! From immersive exhibit experiences and hands-on demonstrations to late-night special events and all-ages programs, we create opportunities for people to connect their lives and their interests to our world of working computers. Come in. Geek out.

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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 Jul 20, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Learn all about the basics of breadboarding in this hands-on workshop designed for students ages 12 and up.
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Kit-Build: LED Badge!

Thu Jul 25, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day.
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Mainframes

See where it all started.
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Kit-Build: LED Badge!

Thu Jul 25, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day.
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Making Games with Micro:Bit

Sat Jul 27, 2019
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Discover the power of microcontrollers with gaming!
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Minicomputers

In the mid-1960s, DEC introduced a series of small and inexpensive computers.
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Intro to 3D Printing

Sat Jul 27, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn how easy it is to create custom designs for 3D printers
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Build Your Own Keyboard with CKEYs

Sun Jul 28, 2019
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Learn the basics of keyboard electronics
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Microcomputers

Before computers became "personal," they were called microcomputers.
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Soldering Basics with CKEYs

Sun Jul 28, 2019
2:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Learn the basics of keyboard electronics
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FREE First Thursday Evening (August)

Thu Aug 1, 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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Augmented Reality

Experience the exciting world of virtual and augmented reality.
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Build Your Own Smart Home Hub

Thu Aug 1, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how to program your own smart home hub in this advanced workshop all about the Internet of Things.
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FREE First Thursday: IOT Meetup

Thu Aug 1, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Start conversations about big data, cybersecurity, personal data, and usability.
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Robotics

Discover how robots do their work!
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Seattle Art Fair Weekend

Sat Aug 3 - Sun Aug 4, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Join us in celebrating the 5th annual Seattle Art Fair.
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Intro to Breadboarding

Wed Aug 7, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 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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Big Data & AI

Learn how big data can yield insights into our world.
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Kit-Build: LED Badge!

Thu Aug 8, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Learn the art of soldering- an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day.
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Kit-Build: LED Badge!

Thu Aug 8, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn the art of soldering- an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day.
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Self Driving Cars

Take a test-drive in the self-driving car simulator.
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Robot Smart City!

Sat Aug 10, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Help us build a smart city for our army of Ozobots – small toy robots that follow lines & read color!
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IBM PC Weekend

Sat Aug 10 - Sun Aug 11, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
On August 12th, 1981, IBM introduced the Personal Computer.
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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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Intro to 3D Printing

Thu Aug 15, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn how easy it is to create custom designs for one of the most popular engineering tools out there—the 3D printer!
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Cardboard Computers

Sat Aug 17, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Learn about the basic parts of a computer while getting crafty with cardboard!
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Internet of Things

Get connected with networked devices in the Internet of Things Workshop.
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Build Your Own Robot!

Sat Aug 17, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Assemble, build, and program your very own robot!
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Hack the House - A Smart Home Challenge!

Thu Aug 22, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Architecture and engineering collide in this special Internet of Things workshop.
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Digital Studio

Immerse yourself in the world of digital art.
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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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The Augmentation of Douglas Engelbart (2019)

Sat Aug 24, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Movie screening plus Q&A session with the director.
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Daily Tours

There is something happening every day at Living 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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Kit-Build: LED Badge!

Sat Aug 24, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day.
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Kit-Build: LED Badge!

Sat Aug 24, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day.
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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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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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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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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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