Exploratorium Community Free Day: Mother’s Day 2019 | SF
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Exploratorium | Pier 15, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Exploratorium Community Free Days | 2019
The Exploratorium celebrates Mother’s Day with a special free admission day for all.
Happy Mother’s Day from The Exploratorium. To celebrate, they’re hosting Día de las Madres. All mothers—and especially Mamás latinas—and their families are invited to a day of fun at the Exploratorium. To honor this special day, they will offer bilingual programming for moms. Enjoy fabulous performances of folklórico dances and a mariachi concert serenading mothers, and make paper flowers as gifts.
Please note that admission is Pay-What-You-Wish on Community Days, and museum entry is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Entry is subject to capacity; admission is not guaranteed.
Fogo Na Roupa
12:00–1:00 p.m. | Presentación ambulante
12:00–1:00 p.m. | Roaming
Join San Francisco Brazilian dance and percussion company Fogo Na Roupa and celebrate Mother’s Day with innovative rhythms and cultural dance.
Making Paper Flowers with Irma Ortiz
Noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery 6
Traditionally used as party decorations, Mexican paper flowers are simple to create and charming to receive. All materials are provided. Children welcome. Limited capacity; first come, first served. Free tickets for flores de papel are available in the Observatory.
Colored Shadows Photobooth
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bechtel Gallery 3
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a lovely photo at artist Irma Ortiz’s signature flores de papel. Capture your favorite moment and share it using the hashtag #MothersDaySF. You might even see your photos featured on the Exploratorium big screen.
Balls and Ramps
Gallery 2, Tinkering Studio
Construct a creative ball run contraption using familiar materials to explore motion in playful ways.
12:30–1:30 p.m. | Osher Gallery 1, Kanbar Forum
Celebrate the special mothers in your life with live music by Mariachi Mexicanisimo. This popular group has entertained Bay Area audiences for over 18 years.