House of Spirits: The Exploratorium

  San Francisco’s illustrious science museum, the Exploratorium, recently transformed itself into “The House Of Spirits,” for the fifth annual fundraiser known as Science of Cocktails. The space which is the equivalent length of three football fields (along the Embarcadero waterfront), displays more than 600 interactive exhibits that test the perimeters of physics and human…

Electric Vehicles “Drive the Dream” at the Exploratorium

On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown and forty leading corporations came together to “Drive the Dream”. The event, put on by the California Electric Vehicle Collaborative, was held at the Exploratorium and showcased California’s commitment to making electric vehicles and their charging stations a standard in California. There were a number of plug-in hybrid and electric…

Swells Come to Pier at the New Exploratorium

San Francisco’s beloved Exploratorium opened with a big splashy party that befitting its swell new digs on Pier 15. Guests were as giddy as schoolchildren on a field trip as they navigated the expanse filled to the open rafters with scientific schemes, stories, and stuff, searching for new discoveries and old favorite exhibits. Fortunately the…

Exploratorium Lab Celebrates Summer

On Thursday, June 14, a lively group of Exploratorium supporters enjoyed the beautiful summer weather while mixing and mingling on the patio at Il Fornaio in Levi’s Plaza. About fifty of San Francisco’s most involved young professionals attended “Science of Color,” an evening of curiosity and cocktails to support the Exploratorium and its educational programs….

Exploratorium’s 35th Annual Awards Dinner

At just how many science museum fundraisers do you encounter four of the Dalai Lama’s red-robbed Buddhist monks playing five card monty to be exact — with a young orange-jacketed high school Explainer, looking very much like a street corner operator from the hood?  The monks are part of the Science for Monks program, visiting…