WHO IS THINGAMAJIGS? Thingamajigs is a genre-crossing arts organization that promotes music and other art forms created with made and found materials or alternate tuning systems. Our mission is to develop and nurture the exploration of alternate materials and methods of creating sound, and promote collaborative efforts between artists and local communities. With open workshops, performances and a robust education program, we welcome audiences/participants of all ages and backgrounds to join in the tradition of Bay Area visionaries such as Harry Partch, Lou Harrison, and John Cage.
Thingamajigs/Junior Center of Art and Science
Saturday, March 23, 2019
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Join us at the Junior Center of Art and Science for Spring Family Day! Thingamajigs artist, no.e Parker will be leading a community instrument making project to be featured at this year’s Aeolian Day. Bring the whole family and be a part of the festival!
AEOLIAN DAy 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
11:00am - 2:00pm
Thingamajigs is proud to announce the fourth edition of Aeolian Day, a free community festival where artists, musicians, designers, engineers, children, families, educators and sound makers come together to celebrate the sound of the wind. The event fosters creative collaboration of art, music and science through an exhibition of innovative sound sculptures. The event will be held at Jack London Square, Ferry Lawn (next to the Ferry Terminal). Admission is Free.
Pacific exchange 2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Pacific Exchange 2019 continues to bring composers and performers from diverse areas of the Pacific Rim together to exchange ideas and create music on a shared concert stage. Co-presented with the San Francisco International Arts Festival, this year’s performances will feature traditional Korean works by Yun Kyong Jin and Soo Yeon Lyn, as well as the world premiere of “Self_Less” , a new musical work by Edward Schocker and The Crossing Ensemble that examines the question of ‘what is the self?’ from a cultural, spiritual, and social perspective.