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Exploratorium After Dark: Bling and Beyond: Adornment, Material Culture & Hip-Hop | Pier 15
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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.
Delve into the fascination and cachet of bling—a hip-hop slang term turned pop culture buzzword. Join historian Eric Arnold to explore the historical context of the word, the spiritual practice of adornment in ancient Egypt and West Africa, and the development of material culture among African Americans as a form of resilience and a symbol of identity.
*$17.95 Adv / $19.95 Door / Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome) Adults Only (18+)
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Address: Pier 15, San Francisco, CA