Upcoming Events Calendar
Explore racially inclusive futurisms with novelist Nalo Hopkinson and tour robot history with robotics engineer Dave Grossman. Soar with a full-body flight simulator, meet microscopic space travelers, or take a fantastic voyage through a glass brain.
For decades, San Francisco–based Canyon Cinema has been a key distributor of avant-garde and artist-made films. This mind-expanding program introduces audiences to the pleasures of experimental cinema.
New York–based Imagine Science Films brings their first West Coast program to the Exploratorium. “Experiments on Film” presents inventive takes on the science experiment. The evening concludes with an informal panel discussion.
Join us for a glimpse of the Exploratorium’s early years with the 1974 film Exploratorium. Commissioned by founder Frank Oppenheimer, the film presents a tone poem of space in motion foregrounded by exhibits and visitor interactions, highlighting innovation and wonder.
Join us for a members-only book launch party for Exploring the Science of Light. Discover the science behind the wavelengths that make our world more colorful, enjoy hands-on activities, and see everyday life in a whole new light.
Friday, September 12, 2014
5:30–6:30 p.m. Donor Reception in the Kanbar Forum
6:00–9:00 p.m. Member Event throughout the museum
Chairman's Circle, Catalyst Circle, and Innovator donors are invited to celebrate the release of Exploring the Science of Light at a special donor reception. Enjoy interactive demonstrations, as well as, and be dazzled by a special laser light show.