Dec 14 ~ Odd Salon is BACK for the first live, in person event since 2020: Please join us at Public Works for our eighth annual ODDMENTS, our end of the year celebration of all things weird and wonderful, with stories from the peculiar parts of history, science, art, and adventure.
December 2 ~ Join Odd Salon Fellow and muralist, Lynne Rutter, to learn all about Diego Rivera's struggle to create his enormous mural without a home.
Join Odd Salon Fellow and pilot/docent Dan Von Hoyel for an exploration of Oakland's historic Aviation Museum
Explore the autumnal landscape of Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery with Odd Salon Fellow, Allison Meier.
Follow Odd Salon Fellow Christian Cagigal, into San Francisco’s strange past and see its most notorious haunted places.
Join us for a special pop-up edition of Odd Salon at the Exploratorium After Dark dedicated to "(Un)Dead Science" on October 21.
Stories of romps and romance, acceptance out of adversity, forbidden liaisons, enduring connections, and love that defies limitations
The Basket-maker, the Sex Worker, the Servant, and the Archaeologist: 9,000 Years of City Life - Stories of four ordinary women working in four great cities, separated by thousands of years and thousands of kilometers, with Annalee Newitz, science journalist and author of "Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age".
Stories of fierce fighters and unruly underdogs, clever comeuppances, overwhelming excess, and adventure on an epic scale
Join us for a virtual journey to the Arctic Circle, and a look at the science, culture, and history of exploration at the top of the world. The Arctic has long fascinated people from around the world. Learn how myth compares with reality through the experiences of an Arctic scientist and traveler.