Second Thursday of every other month, from October through June • 7:00 p.m.
Explore distant realms of musical possibility with Resonance, an evening series at the Exploratorium. Contemporary musicians and sound artists perform new works and discuss their ideas, techniques, and inspirations with radio host and pianist Sarah Cahill. All events are held in our sonically state-of-the-art Kanbar Forum.
Fog Bridge #72494, an outdoor artwork by Fujiko Nakaya, pumps water, at high pressure, through more than 800 nozzles, shrouding visitors in fog and putting their perceptions at the center of the experience.
Use everyday materials to create models and other tools for exploring the world around us. Run by a dedicated team of volunteers, these drop-in workshops mix classic activities with open-ended investigations, encouraging participants to follow their hunches to aha! moments of scientific insight.
October 25, 2014–February 5, 2015 Hours vary; please check SFPL's calendar for details
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.
Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and our collective human experience.
Documenting the improbable collisions between classical figuration and contemporary abstraction, Strata #4 aims to create a harmonious dialogue between worlds that may appear very distant from one another, but in fact have much in common.
Learn how science is used—and misused—in legal decision-making with host David Faigman. Hear compelling discussions with special guests, and share your own insights on topics such as forensics, neuroscience, and climate change.