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Upcoming Events Calendar

Check out our cinema arts, evening, member, and other upcoming and ongoing events and exhibitions.

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Storytime Science for Kids: Shadow Play
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Join us for Storytime Science and enjoy a science-themed storybook read-aloud followed by a related activity geared toward young children (and their grown-ups).
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Daytime Members-Only Hours
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All year long we set aside Sunday mornings for Daytime members—10:00 a.m. to noon is just for you.
A dark-haired young girl holds hands with a taller girl with light hair. They're both standing in front of a translucent orb.
Storytime Science for Kids: Shadow Play
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Join us for Storytime Science and enjoy a science-themed storybook read-aloud followed by a related activity geared toward young children (and their grown-ups).
Guests in bright pink birthday hats try to make giant bubbles
After Dark: See for Yourself
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Whether you were here pre-COVID or just last week, our galleries are constantly evolving with brand-new experiences. Come find out what’s new, and join the dance party hosted by DJ Darling Cool!
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After Dark: Under the Microscope
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Take a close look at living things of all sizes using scientific tools, and observe the ecosystems they inhabit.
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California Native Homeland Festival
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Join us for a celebration of art, culture, and connection to the land and water.
May Is for Members
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We wouldn't be here without our members, and May is when we make sure you know it!
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After Dark: See for Yourself
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Upend your perception and explore science, nature, and art with 650+ interactive exhibits. Then end the night with a dance party hosted by DJ Ethan Dreams!
Phenomena(l) Ball 2024
Phenomena(l) Ball
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Join us for our most over-the-top fundraiser—an immersive celebration of spectacular phenomena!
Science of Cocktails 2024
Science of Cocktails
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The year's most spirited party
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After Dark: Intelligence Design
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Play with AI the Exploratorium way! Join Osher Fellow John Maeda to learn about how design thinking intersects with artificial intelligence, and test out exhibit prototypes on machine learning.
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Mother's Day 2024
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Happy Mother’s Day! All mothers—and especially mamás latinas—are invited to celebrate this special holiday with their families at the Exploratorium.
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Pairings: Eggs
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Learn about the science and composition of eggs with Julie Yu, PhD, and sample recipes developed by Clay Reynolds and Chef Loretta Keller of Seaglass Restaurant.
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ExtraOrdinary!
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See ordinary become extraordinary! Nine artists transform everyday things into stunning installations.
Retro science designs for the Wonder Funday event
Wonder Funday
Wonder Funday is an epic playdate and vital fundraiser for science education all rolled into one. Enjoy time with loved ones while supporting free field trips to the Exploratorium for Title I schools.
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There are no temporary exhibitions currently on view, but we have 650+ interactive exhibits to explore all year long!

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