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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen

June-September 1st-5th, 2016
Photo: Loek van der Klis; Courtesy of Theo Jansen

Tue.–Sun. through Sept. 5, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Exploratorium (Pier 15, Embarcadero & Green Sts.)

This first North American exhibition features enormous self-propelled kinetic sculptures, “strandbeest” (“beach animals” in Dutch) constructed mostly of PVC tubing. See artist sketches, video, live demos, and photography in the only West Coast site of the tour. $24.95, 415-528-4444,

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