Out and About: The Exploratorium in San Francisco

July 15, 2014

Last week, I got a chance to run wild with my bestie, Yvette, at the Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Every first Thursday of the month, the museum hosts its “After Dark” event, which invites adults inside for a night of frivolity, exploration and light drinking, if that’s your cup of tea. If you happen to find yourself in the Bay Area around the same time, run, don’t walk, to the Exploratorium.

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This exhibit projected images of our moving bodies onto this huge screen. That’s me with my arm raised in the top picture.

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Here I am waiting to see what this “Love Shack” was all about.

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Vetty balances a peacock feather on her chin while holding a cold one in her hand. Now that’s what I call talent. Those discs and sticks were in high demand, so be sure to snatch one up if you go! Word to the wise.

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Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fliest duo of them all? A rhetorical question, ’cause obviously it’s us.

See more shenanigans after the jump!

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This fun little exhibit required me to arrange some shapes based on the instructions given to me by Yvette.

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Just because. Great lighting, might I add.

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We made our way into this tent, which gave the illusion that we were spinning out of control on a Tilt-A-Whirl. Hence the crazy looks in our eyes.

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Probably one of the highlights for me was chatting with a computer named Daisy. Posing as my alter ego, Shederyl (long story), I conversed with her by typing in questions, which she then answered — some coherently, some completely off the wall. It was hilarious to read her responses.

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This pitch-black room sensed our energy then projected the outlines of our bodies on the walls, which was pretty nifty.

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Ouch!

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It was pretty cool to watch these guys make this intricate piece using sand and these wooden tools.

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There she goes.

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Upside down and inside out, we’re ’bout to show all these folks what it’s all about!

Special thanks to Yvette for sharing these awesome photos.

3 Comments

  • Reply Dana Fashina July 15, 2014 at 9:33 am

    Cuuute! Looks like you guys had a ton of fun!

    • Reply ashley ♥ adores July 15, 2014 at 9:51 am

      Thanks! It was a blast. If you ever visit the Bay Area, you have to go 🙂

      XO,
      Ashley

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