Opening: Climate Garden 2085

An artist talk and more celebrating the opening of our public science experiment, Climate Garden 2085.

Event Details


swissnex San Francisco
Pier 17, Suite 800, San Francisco, California 94111 United States


October 06, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-08:00)



Climate Garden 2085 is a public science experiment that invites visitors to experience future climate scenarios firsthand. It’s an opportunity to imagine the impact of climate change in San Francisco at a human level.

For the opening of the Climate Garden 2085 exhibition at swissnex San Franciscowe present talks from artist and science communicator Juanita Schläpfer-Miller. swissnex San Francisco is hosting an evening reception with drinks, music, and a talk by Juanita. Copies of her DIY guide, Climate Garden 2085, will be available.

Juanita will also present in the afternoon at the Exploratorium’s monthly series Lab and a Lunch in the Bay Observatory at Pier 15, which concludes with a walkthrough of the exhibit. 


6pm – doors open to exhibition
7pm – artist talk and walkthrough
9pm – doors close


Juanita Schläpfer-Miller

Juanita Schläpfer-MillerJuanita Schläpfer-Miller is a science communicator and artist. Juanita studied transdisciplinary knowledge production in art and science, and has been actively involved as a science communicator at the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center for the past five years. With many years experience in museum design and public engagement with science, her work has ranged from particle physics to climate change. She has a passion for tinkering and organizes workshops for children and youth in which they can experience and research experimentally into both plant life and technology. A global nomad, she has lived, worked, and gardened in Switzerland for twenty years.


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