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An homage to the color of passion and pageantry, Red featured special presentations, classic exhibits, and fiery performances by San Francisco’s Theatre Flamenco.

This magical piece integrates live performance and projected animation. As artist Miwa Matreyek moves behind the screen, her shadow becomes the protagonist in a fantastical world of her own creation.

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Join us for an exploration of new frontiers in film—where cinematic artworks range beyond the screen to encompass unique combinations of animation, objects, and live performance.

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On April 7, 2011 we turned the Exploratorium into a skatepark. Watch as DLX riders, Dennis Busenitz, Elissa Steamer, Major Jones, Frank Gerwer, and Peter Ramondetta demo the ramps inside the museum.

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This After Dark event was devoted to the ever-mysterious and otherworldly dimensions of sleep, darkness, and night.

Takuji and Takashi have created a system that uses augmented reality to control the flavor of an actual cookie. By presenting the image of a cookie through a virtual reality headset, then reproducing the scent through perfume tubes, Meta Cookie may trick you into thinking that a plain sugar cookie is actually an almond or chocolate cookie!

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This After Dark event, which explored the science behind slowing down, included artist Joe Mangrum, who created a sand mandala on the floor of the museum. In this timelapse video, shot over 8 hours, you can see the full arc of the work.

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This After Dark event got the holiday season off to a sweet start, presenting art, science, and history related to sugar.

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What are you afraid of? Snakes? Spiders? Heights? This After Dark event investigated the psychology and biology of fear, and included Damian Cooksey confronting his fear by demonstrating the sport of highlining far above visitors’ heads.

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This After Dark event presented a collection of objects, organizations, and activities use various alternative energy sources, and also looked at sustainably raised food.