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May Events at the Exploratorium

For Immediate Release:
March 25, 2014

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May Events at the Exploratorium

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

May 1 – After Dark: Carnaval
May 11 – Mother’s Day/Día de las Madres (Free Day!)
May 15 – Exploratorium Closed for Spring Gala
May 15 – Exploratorium Spring Gala
May 15 – Exploratorium Spring Gala After Party
May 22 – Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Last Doubling
May 25 – Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Last Doubling
May 30 – Exploratorium Open Memorial Day

After Dark: Carnaval
Thursday, May 1, 2014 • 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Inspired by the long-running Carnaval San Francisco, this After Dark brings the noise—and explores colorful aspects of this rich local tradition. Read more.  

May 11 – Mother’s Day/Día de las Madres (Free Day!)
Sunday, May 11, 2014 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m
Join us for a day celebrating mothers and children, with lively bilingual (English and Spanish) programming, when we open our doors to the public for free. Read more

Exploratorium Closed for Spring Gala
May 15, 2014
The Exploratorium will be closed on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in preparation for our annual Spring Gala.  

Exploratorium Spring Gala
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Immerse Yourself in the Arts is the theme of our spectacular spring fundraiser. It's an opportunity to celebrate the vital role the arts have played in the Exploratorium's development, and explore your own artistic sensibilities. Read more

Spring Gala After Party
Thursday, May 15, 2014 • 9:00 p.m.–midnight
The late-night counterpart to our fabulous Gala, the stylish and fun After Party features dancing, hors d'oeuvres and the chance to explore immersive environments. Read more

Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Last Doubling
Thursday, May 22, 2014 • 7:00 p.m.
Is growth always good? The biggest threat to our existence on planet Earth isn’t asteroids—it’s us. Why can’t our population continue to grow? Learn about the exponential function and the conclusions we can draw from it. (Adults only.) Read more

Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Last Doubling
Sunday, May 25, 2014 • 2:00 p.m.
Is growth always good? The biggest threat to our existence on planet Earth isn’t asteroids—it’s us. Why can’t our population continue to grow? Learn about the exponential function and the conclusions we can draw from it. (All ages.) Read more

Exploratorium Open Memorial Day
Monday, May 26, 2014 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m
The Exploratorium will be open on Monday, May 26, 2014.

 

 


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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