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12+. Plan your visit
Our eyes respond to light, but this is just one aspect of how we perceive the world. Playing with light is a great way to learn how it works. And investigating real phenomena can give you a deeper understanding of the scientific process.
Read the Curators' Statement
Bask in the cascading colors of this tremendous, torus-shaped sculpture by artist Mark Lottor.
Pause to reflect in an oversized mirror with endless possibilities.
A thin window of soap creates an ever-shifting array of colors.
Not all shadows are black.
Where did all the colors go?
How quietly can you tread this gravel path?
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(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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