Experience hundreds of exhibits plus a variety of Explainer-led demonstrations: Drawing Board, Speaker Dissection, Cow Eye or Flower Dissection, and Magic. Also, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, and explore.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 • Noon–3:00 p.m., talks begin at 2:00 p.m.
Demonstrations and conversations with scientists and others who are exploring Bay ecosystems. Learn about the seldom seen marine species that have found a niche in the Bay, and what’s being done to preserve them.
Exploratorium Artist-in-Residence Nina Katchadourian will describe her two-year process of investigating themes of memory, patience, and boredom; culminating in the new work Floater Theater debuting at the museum this week.
What’s your favorite superpower? Shapeshifting? Teleportation? Explore the extraordinary abilities of insects, plants, fungi, and microscopic creatures, and learn how humans exceed their capabilities through training or technology. Also experience our Tactile Dome, exhibits, and demonstrations.
Join Academy and Tony award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard and A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff in conversation with Exploratorium Associate Director Robert Semper. Also tonight, at Pairings: The Great Pumpkin, explore traditional indigenous foodways surrounding pumpkins with ethnobotanist Enrique Salmón.