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New IlluminOdyssey Outdoors!

Child laughing, surrounded by colored lights

  CuriOdyssey’s IlluminOdyssey Outdoors opens on November 20, 2020! This exhibition is generously sponsored by Topper Fine Jewelers and Fremont Bank. Learn about Topper Fine Jewelers and why they chose to partner with CuriOdyssey in sponsoring this exciting exhibition. This year CuriOdyssey offers two ways to wander through a colorful illuminated landscape and experience the beauty…

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IlluminOdyssey 2018 digital exhibit guide below. IlluminOdyssey, A Winter Lights Exhibits For Kids, November 2, 2018 – January 6, 2019. Plan your visit! First Floor: Pneumatic Ball Launcher  Experience this CuriOdyssey classic in a new light (ultraviolet!). Scientific phenomena: pressure, kinetic energy, fluorescence. Designed by CuriOdyssey. Additive Color Patterns  Dance on a floor alive with overlapping colored light projections.…

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Wow! Our exhibits team was hard at play tweaking current exhibits and creating new ones for our 2018 winter light experience for kids, IlluminOdyssey (open Nov. 2 – Jan. 6). Scenes from the CuriOdyssey workshop*: *May or may not be featured in the final IlluminOdyssey 2018 exhibit series. So much is in store for you and…

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CuriOdyssey’s IlluminOdyssey exhibition is open through January 7, 2018. Visit us over winter school break (check website for special hours). Here are a few more scenes from this amazing winter light experience for kids!

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CuriOdyssey’s spectacular winter light exhibition, IlluminOdyssey, will electrify your child’s imagination!  Inspired by the science of light, this winter exhibition of interactive, kid-friendly glowing art is wildly popular. CuriOdyssey’s four-floor Redwood Hall is transformed into a radiant, sculpted forest, alive with roving beams of brilliant light. Quiet knolls of touchable, lighted creations transfix kids and…

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Please join us in welcoming the latest CuriOdyssey additions: First Friday Family Nights: Extended Hours and More Free with admission. When: First Friday of the month, open late until 8 p.m.! Dates include Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb 2, Mar. 2, May 4, Jun. 1, Jul. 6. What: Swing into the weekend with music,…

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One of the best things about joining your local non-profit, CuriOdyssey, as a member is the exclusive access to exciting members-only events like our preview party for The Nature of Patterns exhibition. Member kids and parents were the first to play with all our new hands-on science exhibits.  They swayed to ukulele Aloha from Hiram Bell, created unique S.T.E.A.M. crafts like Now You…

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From organic to physical to auditory, there are patterns everywhere.  Our exhibit explores many of these patterns.  A great article in the Smithsonian explores a well respected book called Patterns in Nature and an interview with its author, Philip Ball.  Our newest exhibition is based on the same concepts in this book. Artist Theo Jansen applies physics to his “Strandbeest”…

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Picture of Harrier by Kevin Shoban

This spring, we’re featuring photographs by Kevin Shoban on our North Gallery walls.  Kevin is not only a gifted photographer, but he’s also no stranger to CuriOdyssey where he serves as an Animal Keeper Intern, tending to our many non-releasable animals. Kevin’s exhibition is California-focused and features stunning landscapes of places like Cascade Falls and…

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View of San Francisco Bay

This winter, CuriOdyssey is featuring a new artist on its gallery walls. Down By The Bay is a series of photographs taken at or within a few hundred yards of the San Francisco Bay. This small band of space at the water’s edge is removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet it…

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