Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Making Color

Sunday, November 26, 2017 • 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Exploratorium Pier 15: Kanbar Forum

Included with museum admission.

All Ages

Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.


Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.

Explore some of the many ways to make color—from neon signs to oil slicks to rainbows and more. Learn all about light, how it is made and interacts, and take home materials to build your own spectroscope. You’ll see color in a whole new light!

Since joining the Exploratorium in 1971, Ron Hipschman has worked as an exhibit developer, author, teacher, and webcast host. He currently works on the Exploratorium’s Environmental Initiative, implementing and maintaining a collection of environmental monitoring sensors and developing visualizations for the Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery’s super-resolution media wall. In addition to Full-Spectrum Science, Ron hosts the monthly After Dark series Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table.

Learn more about the series, Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman.