Explore optical mechanisms through our classic Explainer-led demonstrations—creating your own pinhole camera and viewing a cow eye dissection—and a short film that revels in the aesthetic wonder of light and sight.
Thursday, October 27 • Noon–3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Visit the Field Lab and explore the dynamics of the San Francisco Bay. From the critters that live in the tidelands to the impacts of rising seas to the regional policies and projects that will help us adapt to the effects of climate change, the Field Lab will engage the public in understanding our tidelands.
Join us for a Cinema Arts shorts program—outside on the Embarcadero. And if you’ve ever wondered where your flying car is, find out at Full-Spectrum Science. Also, explore our pitch-black Tactile Dome and an array of demonstrations.
Join the Exploratorium Lab on Sunday, October 30 for a family-friendly excursion through the Mission and the Castro. Discover what's shakin' during this two-hour walk with Exploratorium educator Ken Finn. Visit spots around town where exposed rocks and city views reveal the tale of our active earth.
Join us for First Thursdays (the first After Dark of the month) when we explore one topic in a variety of ways. Learn how propaganda techniques leverage their advantage over human perception, encounter historical perspectives, and explore the ways political and commercial propaganda are enacted and counteracted today. Also, experience our Tactile Dome, hundreds of exhibits, and an array of demonstrations.