For Immediate Release:
February 25, 2014
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367
March events at the Exploratorium
Image from Let Your Light Shine by Jodie Mack, screening March at the Exploratorium.
The following information is for events at the Exploratorium in March 2014. For updates visit our calendar page at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar. Images are available upon request.
March 3 – Creative Collisions: CERN’s Artist-in-Residency Program
March 6 – After Dark: Extended Cinemas
March 13 – Off the Screen: Let Your Light Shine with Jodie Mack
March 14 – Pi Day
March 15 – Saturday Cinema: Let Your Light Shine with Jodie Mack
March 23 – Full Spectrum Science: The Science of Lasers
March 27 – Full Spectrum Science: The Science of Lasers
March 31 – Exploratorium Open Cesar Chavez Day
Creative Collisions: CERN’s Artist-in-Residency Program
Co-presented by swissnex San Francisco and the Exploratorium Center for Art & Inquiry
Monday, March 3, 2014 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Learn how science impacts the arts at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory. Ariane Koek, Director of the Collide@CERN artist-in-residency program, introduces and moderates a conversation between renowned artist Bill Fontana and CERN cosmologist Subodh Patil. Tickets are available through swissnex San Francisco. For more information and to register, click here. Remaining tickets will be available at the door. Read more.
After Dark: Extended Cinemas
Thursday, March 6, 2014 • 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Join our cinematic celebration, where the passive act of watching films turns active through listening, peering, touching, and interacting. Read more.
Off the Screen: Let Your Light Shine with Jodie Mack
Co-presented by San Francisco Cinematheque
Filmmaker Jodie Mack in person.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 • 7:00 p.m.
Singular filmmaker and presence Jodie Mack investigates the role of abstraction in both fine art and everyday life, from transcendent visual experiences to optical fascinations and psychedelic kitsch. Featuring New Fancy Foils, Undertone Overture, Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project, Glistening Thrills, and Let Your Light Shine, plus a Q&A with filmmaker Jodie Mack. Please note, this program is for adults only (18+). Read more.
Pi Day—Free Day!
Friday, March 14, 2014 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Join us for Pi Day, the mathematical holiday founded at the Exploratorium and celebrated by number lovers around the world. Learn more about our Free Access Program and see a list of free days in 2014. Read more about Pi Day.
Saturday Cinema: Let Your Light Shine with Jodie Mack
Saturday, March 15, 2014 • 1:00 p.m.
Celebrated experimental filmmaker Jodie Mack presets enchanting handmade films. Prepare for live soundtracks and lively audience participation in what is sure to be an unforgettable afternoon of cinema. All ages welcome! Read more.
Full Spectrum Science: The Science of Lasers
Sunday, March 23, 2014 • 2 p.m. • All ages
Thursday, March 27, 2014 • 7 p.m. • Ages 18 and up
In 1960, the laser was known as “a solution looking for a problem.” Now we can hardly imagine life without them. Learn what’s special about laser light, how it’s made, and how it’s used in everything from DVD players to eye surgery to fusion energy research.
Exploratorium Open Cesar Chavez Day
Monday, March 31, 2014 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m
The Exploratorium will be open on Monday, March 31, 2014.
Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
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.
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.
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367