After Dark: Maker Faire Edition
Thursday, May 17th 6pm-10pm


Maker Faire—the world-famous 3-day celebration of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness—comes to After Dark! Grab your friends and join us for a cocktail as we kick-off the 13th annual Maker Faire Bay Area weekend with a sneak preview of makers and exhibits to be found at Maker Faire Bay Area the weekend of May 18-20.

Sneak Peek of Featured Makers:

  • Astro Botanicals: Space Garden (Stan Clark)
  • BioLuminoids (Erick Dunn)
  • Firefly Stomp and Sound Wave (Mike Sullivan)
  • Big Face (Yuji Hayashi)
  • Skyentific / Robotic Flowers (Gennady Plyushchev)
  • Sewn Scenarios (Paul Nosa)
  • Hirotaka Niisato/SIProp (Slime Lamps)
  • Channelled Alien Mechanicals (Justin Kohn)
  • Margaret and Mousie
  • Chassis Specs (Chassis The Robot)
  • TIKITRON the Drink Bot
  • Bar Bots (Samuel Coniglio)
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Additional info about After Dark at the Exploratorium:
Every Thursday Night • 6:00–10:00 p.m. • Adults Only (18+)

Things look different After Dark. Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in everything from a pitch-black dome to a fog bridge, a large-scale kaleidoscope, dazzling light displays, mind-bending mirrors, and more. Or savor adults-only programming featuring unique guest speakers, great music, specialty films, and one-of-a-kind activities. It’ll change how you think about the world around you. But don’t take our word for it—see for yourself.

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