Reinvent your Thursday nights at After Dark. Experience a fascinating array of unique, adult-only programs and events that change each week. Grab dinner by the Bay, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, crawl through our pitch-black Tactile Dome, sip cocktails, and explore.
Saturday, July 2, 2016 • 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy these short films inspired by Theo Jansen’s passions and evocative, wind-powered beests. Elemental worlds of evolution, optics, and kinetics are explored through imaginative animations and immersive documentaries.
Tuesday through Thursday, July 5–7, 2016 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
See the legendary Adam Savage build his own beest inspired by the kinetic artworks of Theo Jansen. Over the course of three days, Savage will assemble countless steel pieces into a towering, pedal-powered walking machine.
Celebrate strandbeests and their mutant relations with a menagerie of creatures inspired by Theo Jansen’s kinetic art. Encounter wondrous walking machines and bring a beest of your own built from a kit or your own design. Bring your own strandbeest-inspired creation and receive $5 off of admission.