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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
$19.95 Adv/Door – Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
Adults Only (18+)
Cost update – As of 10/1/18 advanced ticket prices rose from $17.95 to $19.95
Adult tickets to the Exploratorium are nomally $29.95 so After Dark is $10 off.
Thursday, May 23
Exploratorium After Dark: Self, Made | Pier 15
Explore the many converging facets of identity on this journey to the center of the self. Question your assumptions, weigh your psychic baggage, and dare yourself to try on a new persona as you explore both self and society. Come as you are—and let’s take ...
Thursday, May 30
Exploratorium After Dark: Mirror, Mirror | Pier 15
Mirrors, arguably the first “virtual reality” technology, lie at the intersection of nature, culture, and self-recognition. Once small, rare, and owned only by the wealthy, today mirrors are everywhere—and are key to many modern tools, from HDTVs to solar-power plants and space telescopes. Reflect on ...
Thursday, June 6
Exploratorium After Dark: #SELFIE | Pier 15
How do we represent ourselves through the literal—and metaphorical—filters of popular culture, and how much control do we have over our own image? Ponder the ways popular culture can shape us as individuals by reflecting, forming, or refracting our concept of self, then consider the ...
Thursday, June 13
Exploratorium After Dark: You Are What You Eat | Pier 15
Literally and metaphorically, we are what we eat. From vitamins and minerals to our cultural heritages, food is physiologically and emotionally important. Cuisine is passed down from one generation to the next, becoming apart of who we are. Come explore how historical and current ...
Thursday, June 20
Exploratorium After Dark: Self-Styled | Pier 15
Beyond the skin we live in, clothing and accessory is a ubiquitous human visual identity. It can be a strong marker of culture, values, and resources. It can define how we see ourselves or how we want to be seen. Get your hands on contemporary ...
Thursday, June 27
Exploratorium After Dark: Pride | Pier 15
Fifty years after the Stonewall Riots in New York, and in conjunction with San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration, come commemorate and celebrate LGBT heritage and culture. Everyone is welcome at this evening exploring LGBT history in San Francisco and learning more about ...