Thursday, November 14
Exploratorium After Dark: From the Farm | Pier 15
Everything you eat comes from somewhere—and in many cases, since California is the biggest producer of agriculture in the United States, that somewhere isn’t so far away. From livestock to grapes, come learn some of the science involved in growing the world’s food. And don’t ...
Thursday, November 21
Exploratorium After Dark: Nonsense Machines | Pier 15
Leave your common sense at the door and indulge in a night of nonsense. In celebration of the opening of our exhibition Curious Contraptions, join us for a gathering of artists and makers who specialize in the whimsical, the foolish, and the absurd—including two performances ...
Thursday, December 5
Exploratorium After Dark: Glow | Pier 15
Keep the early dark of this winter’s night at bay with light, color, and warmth. Excite your atoms at Glow, our annual festival of ebullient lights and subtle glows celebrating the close of the year. Bask in the mesmerizing gleams of special installations and kinetic ...
Thursday, December 12
Exploratorium After Dark: Life Out of Balance | Pier 15
How can we reverse the course of our ecological impact and move toward a more sustainable future? What impacts can we have at the individual, local, and global level?
Hear from leading scientists about the latest initiatives and technologies in resilience, sustainability, and environmental science education.
Thursday, December 19
Exploratorium After Dark: Happy Place | Pier 15
Where’s your happy place? It’s not always easy to find harmony in our lived experiences, but research has revealed some tried-and-true keys to unlocking joy.
Learn about some practices and sensory immersions that can offer peace of mind (and the science behind them) and explore cultural ...
Thursday, December 26
Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum | Pier 15
Come see our winter exhibitions before the year is over! Explore Glow and Curious Contraptions and close out the year with our staff scientist Ron Hipschman and Full-Spectrum Science.
Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in science, art, and human perception. It’ll change ...