After Dark: Seeing the Unseen

Thursday, August 12, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT

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Adults Only (18+)

Note: Free for After Dark members and donors, only a membership card and ID required for entry. The Tactile Dome is currently closed.

How can tools and technologies help us “see” aspects of the environment, both natural and built, that are otherwise hidden to the human eye? And how are these new visions of landscapes—from cities to forests to oceans—supporting a new understanding of the world around us? Tonight at After Dark, learn more about cutting-edge technologies in use across science, industry, and the arts to help us better understand the world around us, protect our environment, and catch a glimpse of civilizations from the past. Then engage with projects taking a creative and sometimes speculative approach to mapping landscapes.

Food and drinks will be available to purchase in our Seaglass Restaurant and at the outdoor bar in Gallery 5 to enjoy in those designated spaces during After Dark. Please note that there is no drinking or eating allowed elsewhere inside the museum at this time.

Curious about what to expect during your visit? Check out our current safety protocols and guidelines.

After Dark: Seeing the Unseen at the Exploratorium is made possible with the generous support of Waymo.