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Discover Dynamic Color with Full Spectrum Science: Mixing Color

For Immediate Release:
August 01, 2013

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Discover Dynamic Color with Full Spectrum Science: Mixing Color

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 7pm and Sunday, August 18, 2013, 2pm

If you think that mixing red and green will always give you a murky brown, would you be surprised to see them make yellow?  Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for a vibrant exploration into the physicality of color at Full Spectrum Science: Mixing Color. Come find out what the three real primary colors are, and discover other fascinating things at this multi-media presentation on the physics of color. Full Spectrum Science: Mixing Color is on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7pm, and Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 2pm, in the Exploratorium’s Central Gallery Classroom.


Full Spectrum Science is a dynamic series on the third Thursday and Sunday of each month, that covers different aspects of physics, including sound, color, heat and temperature, and electrostatics. Each hour-long presentation includes hands-on activities and demonstrations. Thursday evening presentations are for adults ages 18 and up only, and Sunday daytime programs are for ages 6 years and older. All Full Spectrum Science presentations and are included with admission to the Exploratorium.

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

Pier 15
San Francisco
California 94111
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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367