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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, April 2

CANCELED: Exploratorium After Dark: Encoded | Pier 15
CANCELED: Exploratorium After Dark: Encoded | Pier 15
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. It’s no secret: the transmission of information is vital to communications. Translating information takes work, but allows incredible potential for security, storage, and efficiencies in technology and production. From blockchain enterprises to surreptitious correspondences and music storage ...

Thursday, April 9

CANCELED: Exploratorium After Dark: Green Spaces | Pier 15
CANCELED: Exploratorium After Dark: Green Spaces | Pier 15
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. This spring, get out and get green—celebrate the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park and the 50th Earth Day. Come learn more about the history of parks and modern green-space efforts, and honor the amazing place we ...

Thursday, April 16

Exploratorium After Dark: Silver | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Silver | Pier 15
Second to none, silver isn’t just for decoration: over time, it’s been pressed (and melted) into service in almost countless ways. Get the facts about element 47 at Everything Matters: Silver with Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman, but don’t stop there—tinker around with silver-based soldering, rediscover its ...

Thursday, April 23

Exploratorium After Dark: Ex Machina | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Ex Machina | Pier 15
Are machines competitors or collaborators? As technology evolves, so do the potential outcomes of human/machine collaboration. Capacities in human agility, thinking, art, and storytelling can be augmented with machine aid, resulting in wonder—or progress of the human endeavor. Experience the integration, and don’t miss Full-Spectrum Science: ...

Thursday, April 30

Exploratorium After Dark: Technology Archeology | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Technology Archeology | Pier 15
Disruption! We’ve all heard the word bandied about in the context of new technology. But what are the technologies that truly disrupted our understanding of the world around us, with long-term effects? Dig deep into the past to uncover the hidden histories of human-made objects with ...

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