Upcoming Events Calendar
Delve into the science behind deception at After Dark. Learn to recognize fake wine, uncover the artistry (and artifice) of Victorian spirit photography, meet with magicians, and become a connoisseur of camouflage—animal and otherwise.
Created in collaboration with cinematographer Andy Black, Sam Green's A Cinematic Study takes a poetic view of a complex natural phenomenon that for many months each year defines the psycho-geography of the region.
The second season of Resonance kicks off with Oakland-based sound-making duo Black Spirituals. Their music is an ecstatic intersection of the tone-generating electronics and guitars of Zachary James Watkins, and the heart-thumping acoustic percussion of Marshall Trammell.
Join Artist Paul Ramirez Jonas, creator of We Make the Treasure, for a presentation on projects inspired by participation, history, and exchange, followed by a conversation with Marina McDougall, Director of the Exploratorium's Center for Art & Inquiry.
The George Kuchar Reader, edited by Andrew Lampert, features never-before published and long out-of-print words, comics, and photos. To celebrate the book’s release, Lampert will read a few selections and present rarely screened 16mm films from Kuchar’s catalog.
An investigation of the work of Bob Miller, natural philosopher, light artist, and author of many of the museum's most iconic exhibits, is on view at the San Francisco Main Library from October 25, 2014 to February 5, 2015.
Curious about comets, constellations, orbits, and Orion’s Belt? On October 27, join the Exploratorium Lab and San Francisco Amateur Astronomers for a night of investigating the skies over our city by the Bay.