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June at the Exploratorium: Soundscapes, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Market Days and more

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April 28, 2014

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June at the Exploratorium: Soundscapes, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Market Days and more

The following information is for events at the Exploratorium in June 2014. For updates visit our calendar page at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar. New events are added frequently. Images are available upon request.



Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, an artist and multi-instrumentalist who works with voice to create spontaneous musical compositions, performs June 12 as part of the Exploratorium's Resonance music series. 

Soundscapes: Frequent Sea by Meara O'Reilly and Barry Threw
Ongoing through July 1, 2014
Tuesdays, 2:00-5:00 p.m.; Fridays, 1:00-5:00 p.m., and first and third Sundays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Specifically designed for the Kanbar Forum's Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system, Frequent Sea is a dynamic composition that is perceptually co-created by visitors as they walk through the space and stand in various locations. Read more

After Dark: Play
Thursday, June 5, 2014 • 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Experience life After Dark, an evening series exclusively for adults that mixes cocktails, conversation, and playful, innovative science and art events. Read more.

Resonance: Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (a.ka. Lichens) 
Thursday, June 12, 2014 • 7:00 p.m.
Join us for the fifth event in the series, this time featuring Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, an artist and multi-instrumentalist who works with voice to create spontaneous and ecstatic musical compositions. Read more

Market Days
Saturday, June 21, 2014 • 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Our annual Market Days season begins June 21! Join us for a free open-air mini-festival that brings together museum and community scientists, artists, and educators and features curated art and science demos, hands-on activities, exhibits, and craft displays. Read more.

Explorables
Saturday, June 21, 2014 • 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Use everyday materials to create models and other tools for exploring the world around us. This month’s activities: Quacking Cups, Glove-a-Phones and Straw Oboes. Read more

Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Fireworks
Sunday, June 22, 2014 • 2:00 p.m.
Ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms! Join us for some real illumination, and learn the difference between a jerb and a lance. This program is for all ages. Read more

Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Fireworks
Thursday, June 26, 2014 • 7:00 p.m.
Ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms! Join us for some real illumination, and learn the difference between a jerb and a lance. Please note that Thursday evening programs are for adults ages 18 and up. Read more

 

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

Admission
$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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