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KQED's QUEST is a multimedia series about the people behind San Francisco Bay Area science and environmental issues and how their work is changing the way we live. QUEST Explorations are nature hikes and walks with a strong science theme.
Have you enjoyed QUEST's science-themed online hikes, and wish you could create and share your own? Now you can! QUEST has teamed up with EveryTrail to make it easy for you to create trips, start discussions, meet other local hikers & QUEST fans, and even take the hikes with you on your mobile phone.
If you just can't get enough of comic books and cartoon art, devote a day to our San Francisco Cartoon Art Tour where you can delve into cartooning's past, revel in its present and even get to try your hand at creating an animated film.
The next time you're looking for an art-filled way to spend the day in San Francisco, consider heading outdoors and hitting up these top destinations for public art. We've even offered up a few suggestions for sustenance along the way.
Spend a day -- or two -- discovering San Francisco's Glass Arts in a tour designed to give both a historic and a contemporary perspective of this vibrant medium.
The downtown SoFA District is quickly becoming a hot destination for art lovers. Its multi-faceted arts scene is growing by the day, offering countless opportunities to experience and engage with the work of local and international artists.
This self-guided Public Art Tour will take you to the picturesque, yet quirky grounds of Byxbee Park, past murals from East Palo Alto's student-driven Mural Art Project, then on to Stanford for works from some of the art world's most renowned sculptors, both past and present.
Take an inside look into Oakland's vibrant arts community on this 12-stop grand prix tour to see what each space is all about! Before heading out, check out the map that we've created especially for this tour.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.