2019: A SPACE FESTIVAL

May 16-18, 2019. Live and immersive arts at The Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, and Z Space. A range of performances and installations exploring our new space age, the extraordinary scientific advances in this field, and how they change the way we see ourselves and Earth.

Presented by MAX, dedicated to Illuminating scientific exploration through artistic expression and shared experiences.

Date: June 16, 2019

Venue: San Francisco, California

VENUES

California Academy of Sciences is a research institute and natural history museum in San Francisco.

California Academy of Sciences

55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Programs at California Academy of Sciences

Star Stories
Outta This World Poetry Slam
Star Stories The Podcast
Mapping Microbes: The Search for E.T.

Museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco.

Exploratorium

Pier 15 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

Programs at Exploratorium

Heisenberg
Kronos: Eclipse
Living/Distance
Spacewoman of the Underground
Pas De Deux
Intergalactic Travel Bureau
Space Travel Sci-Fi Style

zSpace is a technology firm in California that combine elements of virtual and augmented reality.

Z Space

450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Programs at Z Space

The Outer Space
Speech Cancelling Headphones
Extraterrestrial: A Drag Invasion
Mapping Microbes: The Search for E.T.
Brecht Forensics: A DNA Cocktail
Universal Threads
Mission Art
MAXchats
The Final Frontier

2019 EVENTS

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  • Heisenberg
    With 100 others share an augmented reality tour of the...
    May 16 & May 18, 2019, Exploratorium
  • Extraterrestrial – A Drag Invasion
    Alert, alert! San Francisco is being invaded May 17 at...
    May 17 , 2019, Z Space
  • Living/Distance
    Xin Liu's sculpted avatar comes to life in space and...
    May 16 & May 18, 2019, Exploratorium
  • Star Stories
    Lakota youth from South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Reservation collaborate with Lakota...
    May 17 & May 18, 2019, California Academy of Sciences
  • Kronos Eclipse
    San Francisco’s Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet has a gravitational force, unlike...
    May 17 , 2019, Exploratorium
  • Alice Sheppard seated in her wheelchair with two crutches, crosses her body and arches her spine to look behind. The photo is a mirror reflection and Alice looks back at herself as her crutches disappear into each other in a seamless touchpoint. Photo by Lisa Niedermeyer. Caption Text: Alice Sheppard from solo work Where Good Souls Fear. Photo by Lisa Niedermeyer.
    Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners
    A Pas De Deux like you have never seen before...
    May 16 & May 18, 2019, Exploratorium

COLLABORATORS

  • Maggie McCaffery Photo
    Maggie McCaffery
    Maggie McCaffery’s most recent credits include productions at the Yale...
  • FRANCIS TSENG
    FRANCIS TSENG is a designer and software engineer working in...
  • GRAYSON EARLE
    GRAYSON EARLE is a new media artist and educator. He...
  • PHILIPP SCHMITT
    PHILIPP SCHMITT is an artist, designer, and researcher based in...
  • MAR HWA WEI
    MAR HWA WEI is an interdisciplinary artist, board-certified psychiatrist, certified...
  • Janani Balasubramanian
    Janani Balasubramanian is a writer, game designer, and immersive theater...
  • Xin Liu
    Xin Liu
    Xin Liu is an artist and engineer, whose research-based projects...
  • Ethan Lipton
    Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra
    Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra has been a band since...