Upcoming Events Calendar
New York–based Imagine Science Films brings their first West Coast program to the Exploratorium. “Experiments on Film” presents inventive takes on the science experiment. The evening concludes with an informal panel discussion.
Join us for a glimpse of the Exploratorium’s early years with the 1974 film Exploratorium. Commissioned by founder Frank Oppenheimer, the film presents a tone poem of space in motion foregrounded by exhibits and visitor interactions, highlighting innovation and wonder.
The 15th annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival opens in the Kanbar Forum with performances by field recording maverick David Dunn and antic keyboardist Head Boggle (with live visuals by Caitlin Denny).
Join us for a members-only book launch party for Exploring the Science of Light. Discover the science behind the wavelengths that make our world more colorful, enjoy hands-on activities, and see everyday life in a whole new light.
Friday, September 12, 2014
5:30–6:30 p.m. Donor Reception in the Kanbar Forum
6:00–9:00 p.m. Member Event throughout the museum
Chairman's Circle, Catalyst Circle, and Innovator donors are invited to celebrate the release of Exploring the Science of Light at a special donor reception. Enjoy interactive demonstrations, as well as, and be dazzled by a special laser light show.
The haunting effects of a Technicolor printing error take center stage in this performance and talk by John Klacsmann and Walter Forsberg. In Technicolor N.G., a misprinted Western reveals cyan ghosts and cinema’s psychedelic underpinnings.
This program focuses on two nearly forgotten films from the collection of the New York–based Film-Makers’ Cooperative. Created by youths raised by artists, their works demonstrate levels of skill and complexity that belie their ages.