Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson's doc American Promise is a story about outsized hopes fostered by the American educational system, and the equally outsized disappointments that await those who dare to believe in their own will to power.
This October, SFMOMA will launch a new free-to-the-public educational program, Pickpocket Almanack. Under the direction of independent curator Joseph del Pesco, temporary faculty from the Bay Area arts community will build curricula around lectures, workshops, screenings, and other scheduled Bay Area events. The course will result in a new framework for each event, allowing the public to engage with the topic on a higher contextual level. Faculty include Megan and Rick Prelinger of the Prelinger Library and filmmaker Les Blank.
It was Ladies’ Night earlier this week at the Exploratorium where this beloved science museum celebrated its 32nd Annual Awards Dinner.
Always a heady event stacked with tip-top scientific minds from near and far, this year specifically lauded the ladies of science with the theme, Women in Science: Inspiring Women in the Field.