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Friday, June 23

Exploratorium Free Community Night | SF
Friday, June 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Night | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

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.

Thursday, July 6

Exploratorium After Dark: Immerse into Virtual Reality | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Immerse into Virtual Reality | Pier 15

Virtual reality (VR) has been a hot topic in recent years with filmmakers and entertainers seeking to immerse you ever more deeply in their work. While the technology is ever-evolving, the impulse to engage audiences as active participants has always been intrinsic to cinema.
Join Exploratorium film …

Thursday, July 13

Exploratorium After Dark: Hot Sauce on Pairings | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Hot Sauce on Pairings | Pier 15

Join them at Pairings for robust presentations and refreshing conversation—this time about hot sauce—designed to inspire your scientific palate.
Also, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and crawl through our pitch-black Tactile Dome.

Thursday, July 20

Exploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15

Making a rare trip to San Francisco, Ernie Gehr will present a screening of new works—four moving image landscape considerations.
An essential filmmaker of the avant-garde, Gehr has worked continuously for over 50 years, crafting hypnotic and perception-shifting studies of the familiar. Within his films, observational studies …

Thursday, July 27

Exploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
What’s the difference between heat and temperature? You use the terms interchangeably, but they have precise meanings to physicists. How does your thermostat work and how does a Thermos® know to keep a hot thing …

Saturday, September 23

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Sunday, October 22

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Sunday, October 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...


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