Invitation to Exploratorium fundraising party at the home of George and Charlotte Shultz. Inside the container, along with invitation and directions, was a Benham's Disc, a black and white disc that, when spun, creates the illusion of colors. The effect is caused by the different response rates of our three sets of cone cells in the retina.
Four panel (front panel on left) Invitation to the Exploratorium Awards Dinner. The images were "light paintings" created but the PIE Institute of the Exploratorium.
Interior of a four panel Invitation to the Exploratorium Awards Dinner. The images were "light paintings" created but the PIE Institute of the Exploratorium.
Four panel (front panel on left) Invitation to the Exploratorium Awards Dinner. the invitation included a sheet of reflective mylar that, when rolled into a tube, would revel the the content of the distorted image on the card.
Interior of a four panel (front panel on left) Invitation to the Exploratorium Awards Dinner. the invitation included a sheet of reflective mylar that, when rolled into a tube, would revel the the content of the distorted image on the card.
The image is referred to as an "anamorphic image," and was popular with renaissance artists.
Another "anamorphic" invitation.
The distorted image revealed.
Interior of the invitation.
Postcard for the Annual Awards Dinner celebrating Women in Science.
Four panel (front panel on left) invitation for the Annual Awards Dinner celebrating Women in Science.
Interior of a four panel invitation for the Annual Awards Dinner celebrating Women in Science.
Postcard for the Annual Awards Dinner.
Four panel (front panel on left) invitation for the Annual Awards Dinner.

Interior of a four panel invitation for the Annual Awards Dinner.
Invitation for a garden party featuring Macarthur Fellow Walter Kitundu and artist Laurie Anderson.
A party invitation celebrating the Exploratorium's new Outdoor Exhibition.
Postcard invitation celebrating the Exploratorium';s teaching programs.
Postcard invitation celebrating the Exploratorium';s teaching programs.
Postcard invitation for an open house at the Learning Commons.

Invitation to a friends and family tour of the new Exploratorium.

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