I am sure that almost everybody in the Bay Area knews that the Exploratorium reopened in a magnificent new building this week. The place is paced with people so it's a lot easier to see this via the Internet - at least, until the opening crowds thin out.
Artist Nick Diphillipo has been designing and casting bells and
other objects for over thirty years. He teaches bell making at The
Crucible in Oakland, California, as well as other foundry-related