6:00–10:00 p.m. • Galleries and bars open 6:15–10:00 p.m. • Tactile Dome
Listen, peer, touch, and interact as Exploratorium Cinema Arts takes over museum spaces to provide experiences—both on and off the screen—created by artists and filmmakers from the Bay Area and beyond.
Join us for a family-friendly trek through a delightful, but often forgotten, facet of cinema history. Cassie Blake, an Academy film archivist, will present a one-of-a-kind trailer show curated from the world’s largest known collection of coming attractions on film.
Join us Saturday, March 5 for a special member-only night celebrating Buckyball, the Exploratorium’s newest installation. Enjoy a night of exclusive, member-only access to more than 600 hands-on exhibits, light refreshments, and Explainer demonstrations.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 • 4:00–8:00 p.m. Live Broadcast 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Gather to watch our live broadcast of the total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Follow along via stunning real-time imagery as our telescopes track the event. Learn about eclipses and current NASA missions studying the sun. Admission is free after 5:00 p.m.
6:00–10:00 p.m. • Galleries and bars open 7:00 p.m. • “I'm Alright, Jack, Keep Your Hands Off My Stack”: Cognitive Science and Financial Decisions as We Age 8:00 p.m. • Everything Matters: Magnesium 6:15–10:00 p.m. • Tactile Dome
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.
6:00–10:00 p.m. • Galleries and bars open 8:00 p.m. • Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Universe 6:15–10:00 p.m. • Tactile Dome
We tend to think of “home” as the building in which we live, or the town or city where we reside. Voyage to the edge of the known universe, and gain some perspective on the tiny planet we call home. See some of the amazing ways the universe is structured, and learn how it’s evolved.