From symposia to concerts.
From fascinating to fun.

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - From symposia to concerts.
From fascinating to fun.


Guided by Jonas Salk’s vision for an environment that would serve as a “crucible for creativity,” the Salk Institute offers a vibrant arts and science calendar with events tailored for general audiences and the research community, as well as docent-led architectural tours.

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Science Events

Salk regularly holds seminars, lectures and talks by our faculty to share recent discoveries and engage with supporters and the local community.

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Symphony at Salk

Symphony at Salk is the cultural event of the summer and a chance to share an extraordinary experience with friends and colleagues.

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As the Salk Institute celebrates its 60th anniversary, we invite you to join us in celebrating the legacy of our founder, Jonas Salk. This special free, open house offers many unique, family-friendly learning opportunities.

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