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After Dark: Light at the Museum

The silhouettes of three visitors are illuminated against an octagon-shaped exhibit with blue, white, and green lights
After Dark: Light at the Museum

The fun begins after dark, where our 650+ interactive exhibits come to light. Bask in luminous artworks big and small at our seasonal exhibition Glow. Experience the speed of light in different materials with Staff Physicist Educator Desiré Whitmore. And stop by the Explainer Stations to learn even more about the science behind light bulbs and lasers. And don’t miss the dance party with a local DJ Jay Midnight!

DJ Dance Party
6:30–9:30 p.m.
Gordon and Betty Moore Gallery 4: Living Systems
With DJ Jay Midnight

Join us for a dance party with DJ Jay Midnight!

Laser Waterfall
8:00 p.m.
Kanbar Forum
With Desiré Whitmore

You’ve seen lasers traveling through the air—but what about through water? Come learn about the index of refraction and the speed of light in different materials with Exploratorium Staff Physicist Educator Desiré Whitmore. 
 

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at our Seaglass Restaurant and additional bar locations.