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A Conversation with Fujiko Nakaya

For Immediate Release:
September 01, 2013

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A Conversation with Fujiko Nakaya

How does an artist become interested in meteorology? What role does collaboration play in creative research? Renowned Japanese disciplinary artist Fujiko Nakaya, creator of Fog Bridge at the Exploratorium will discuss her career, her artistic approach, and the experiences that inform her work in a public conversation with Marina McDougall, Director of the Exploratorium’s new Center for Art & Inquiry on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in the Exploratorium's Kanbar Forum. This event is for ages 18 and up, and is included with Thursday evening adults-only museum admission. Please note: A museum ticket to does not guarantee admission to special programs with limited seating. There is limited capacity for this program; tickets will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the event.

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Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

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