Science at Sunset

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Join us for after-hours summer fun for all ages

Every* Thursday | June 6-August 1
5:30-8:30pm
Except July 4

Grab your group for some after-hours fun at the Science Center during Science at Sunset. At our summer evening event for all ages, held from 5:30-8:30 PM every Thursday night June through August (excluding July 4), you can enjoy food and drink specials, live music, and fun activities.

Experience our GROW Gallery after hours, play a game in our free GameXPloration exhibit, enjoy discounted tickets to our latest OMNIMAX® Theater films and see POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION at a discounted rate.

 

Free
Price

This is a free event, including parking at the 5050 Oakland Parking Lot. $5 Food and drinks specials are available for purchase. 

Ticketed experiences include POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION and OMNIMAX Theater films at discounted rates. The McDonnell Planetarium parking lot will be closed.

FEATURES

Each Thursday you’ll enjoy:

  • Live music featuring local bands
  • $5 happy hour food and drink specials at GROW’s Fermentation Station
  • Activities in the outdoor GROW Gallery and Pavilion – a working urban farm that tells the story of the science behind the food we eat
  • Access to limited time exhibit, GameXPloration, will be open for you to enjoy hands-on gaming fun
  • A discounted rate on our special exhibition POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION,
    Members enjoy discounted tickets, $12.95. Free for children 4 and under.
  • Discounted OMNIMAX Theater tickets

Schedule:

  • Entry times for POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION run every 30 minutes with last entry at 7:30 pm
  • 5:00 pm | Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation at the OMNIMAX Theater
  • 6:00 pm | Superpower Dogs at the OMNIMAX Theater
  • 7:00 pm | Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation at the OMNIMAX Theater (June 6: DDay: Normandy 1944)
  • 7:30 pm | Last entry to our special exhibition POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION
  • 8:00 pm | Superpower Dogs at the OMNIMAX Theater (June 6: Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation)

Band lineup:

6/13: Midlife Crisis
6/20: The River Kittens
7/11: Odds Lane
7/18: Ghost Light
7/25: Annie and the Fur Trappers
8/1: Acoustik Element

Science at Sunset will happen rain or shine. If there is inclement weather, the outdoor GROW Gallery and Pavilion will be closed but other indoor activities will continue as normal.

The OMNIMAX Theater will close on July 28 for renovation and conversion from film to digital. There will be no films on the night of August 1.

Science at Sunset will not be held on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Upcoming

Thu. Jun 27
Thu. Jul 11
Thu. Jul 18
Thu. Jul 25
Thu. Aug 1

Thursday, June 27

Science at Sunset
5:30 pm

Thursday, July 11

Science at Sunset
5:30 pm

Thursday, July 18

Science at Sunset
5:30 pm

Thursday, July 25

Science at Sunset
5:30 pm

Thursday, August 01

Science at Sunset
5:30 pm
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