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Exploratorium After Dark | Pier 15

Feed your head every Thursday night at After Dark at the Exploratorium. Savor unique, thought-provoking series for adults—plus, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, crawl through their pitch black Tactile Dome, and explore.

Exploratorium After Dark
Thursday Nights | 6-10 pm
Exploratorium, Pier 15
$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
Adults Only (18+)

Thursday, June 1

Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15

Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.

Thursday, June 8

Exploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15

In this screening of poetic documentaries that meditate on urban environments, familiar cityscapes are reframed through the camera’s lens.
An innovator of observant cinema and a key member of the Bay Area experimental film community, Dominic Angerame presents a screening pairing his films with works of …

Thursday, June 15

Exploratorium After Dark: Vanadium on Everything Matters | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Vanadium on Everything Matters | Pier 15

Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and the collective human experience.

Friday, June 23

Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Fireworks | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Fireworks | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Come ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms. Where do fireworks come from? Who invented them? What causes their beautiful colors, and how do the bursting shells create such different patterns? …

Thursday, June 29

Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15

Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.


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