After Dark

Thursday, October 13, 2016 • 6:00–10:00 p.m.

Ways of Knowing: Tom Stoppard and Carey Perloff in Conversation with Robert Semper

Pairings: The Great Pumpkin

$15 General
$10 Members; Free for Lab Members
$10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome Available for Purchase Onsite

Adults Only (18+)

Note: Some programs have limited seating and will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.


Join Academy and Tony award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Brazil) and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff in an intimate conversation with Exploratorium Executive Associate Director Robert Semper. They'll discuss A.C.T.'s upcoming production of The Hard Problem, Stoppard's provocative new drama of sex, science, and supercomputing. Also tonight, explore traditional indigenous foodways surrounding the American pumpkin with ethnobotanist Enrique Salmon at Pairings: The Great Pumpkin. Experience our pitch-black Tactile Dome, too, and explore an array of demonstrations. 

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