Immerse yourself in visual storytelling that extends the possibilities of cinema, from live film performances to video installations, and even the chance to make your own cinematic toys and sound effects.
Friday, March 6, 2015 5:30–6:30 p.m.: Donor Reception in the Kanbar Forum 6:00–9:00 p.m.: Member Party throughout the museum
Chairman's Circle, Catalyst Circle, and Innovator donors are invited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Exploratorium, Jon Boorstin’s Academy Award–nominated film, which explores the museum and its exhibits through imagery and sound.
Join archivist Dino Everett to explore 28mm and 3mm films. Discover the fascinating histories behind these formats, and enjoy the rare sight of 28mm and 3mm films projected from vintage cameras onto the big screen.
One of ballet’s most visionary choreographers, Alonzo King, and pioneering natural soundscape artist Bernie Krause, offer a sneak preview of their collaborative work-in-progress, and discuss their shared creative vision.
Learn how alternative hive designs can provide a more sustainable, bee-centered approach to apiculture, taste raw, unprocessed local honeys, and sip the bee’s knees in mead and honey-sweetened spirits.
Saturday, March 14, 2015 • 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Pi Day (3.14.15) with a gathering of films invoking the infinite beauty of circles and spheres. From intricate computer animations to hand-drawn delights, these artworks give pride of place to pi.
Join David Faigman in conversation with Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project and Andrea Roth of Berkeley Law to learn about the current state of forensic evidence and the many reforms being considered for its future.