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Masks are required for all visitors 2+. Vaccines recommended. Plan your visit
Every Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–noon
Every Sunday morning, our Daytime members, donors and Corporate Members enjoy exclusive access to the Exploratorium. Let your curiosity roam free through hundreds of exhibits in six spacious indoor and outdoor galleries.
Friday, May 13–Sunday, August 7, 2022
Double Horizon is an immersive three-screen video installation that envelopes the viewer in artist Lia Halloran’s portrait of Los Angeles. Scored with an original musical composition by Allyson Newman, the installation explores and transforms the constructed and natural landscapes of the Los Angeles Basin.
Wednesday, June 15–Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Dive into Middle Ground, a free, outdoor exhibition about how we think, feel, and behave in relation to other people. Explore more than a dozen interactive social science exhibits!
Saturday, June 18–Monday, September 5, 2022
Celebrate the spirit of playfulness in moviemaking. These shorts explore creative uses of familiar materials, revealing imaginative landscapes, humorous inventions, and curious surprises.
Now–Monday, September 5, 2022
Slow down—humans at play! This summer, dive into the joy of tinkering with artworks, contraptions, exhibits, and experiences for all ages.
Every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday in July • 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Get ready to get tactile! Join us on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in July for All Hands On Science, a family-oriented make-and-take workshop.
Thursday, July 14, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Spark your curiosity at After Dark! Wander our galleries, sip a cocktail, and join us for a soaring conversation between celebrated writer Maria Popova and interdisciplinary artist Lia Halloran.
Thursday, July 14, 2022 • 7:30 p.m. PT
Join us for a soaring conversation between celebrated writer Maria Popova and interdisciplinary artist Lia Halloran.
Saturday, July 16, 2022 • 1:00 p.m. PT
In celebration of our summer exhibition The Art of Tinkering, we are pleased to be joined by filmmaker Mark Decena for the Bay Area theatrical premiere Me & My Robot, which documents the 2018 World Robot Olympiad in Thailand.
Thursday, July 21, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Meet us at the intersection of possibility and structure. Explore unexpected creations made from everyday materials, and learn about engineering feats in our local landscape.
Thursday, July 28, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Illuminate the connections between art and science during a night devoted to shadow and light. Featuring a premiere performance by Facing West Shadows.
Saturday, July 30, 2022 • 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 31, 2022 • 2:00 p.m.
Join us for the premiere of Facing West Shadows: Phantasmagoria, a live, multimedia, shadow-theater opera inspired by the Brothers Grimm fairy tale “The Robber Bridegroom.”