Music by DJs Jaysonik and Chris Orr
Science and style unite this week as local designers Ken Chen, Daniel Chimowitz, Lan Jaenicke, Lucien Shapiro, Sara Shepherd, and Camelia Skikos unleash their wearable works on the runway in African Hall.
Get styled with fingertip fashion from the nail artists at TopCoat and learn tricks of the trade from the beauty pros at Cinta Aveda Institute. Bring a piece of recycled clothing and browse new-to-you finds from SCORE! Swap while DJ Jaysonik of HOTTUB spins in the Piazza.
Take home a customized patch creation from on-the-spot sewing artist Paul Nosa, and learn the folk-art tradition of rag-rug making when you participate in Crochet Jam, a hands-on, community based project facilitated by art historian and SFO Musem curator Ramekon O’Arwisters.
At the Project Lab, anthropology expert Laura Eklund will share “vintage finds” from the Academy’s research collection. Plus, learn why beetles and butterflies have evolved distinctive (some might say stylish) color patterns through beautiful examples from the Academy’s entomology collections, and trace the evolution of Native American style with a finely curated collection of silver jewelry upstairs in the Evolving Traditions gallery.
In the planetarium, travel from deep space to the deep sea during a live ocean exploration-themed show at 6:30, followed by showings of Earthquake.