Venue/Location: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave., Phone: 503-797-4000
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 6:00 PM
OMSI After Dark: The Art and Science of Creativity
21+ only, IDs required • $10 for non-members • FREE to OMSI members
Treat yourself to childfree, brain-building science fun at OMSI After Dark! Check out live demos, new featured exhibitions, and old favorites. Sample tasty snacks and sweets along with beer and wine, and talk to regional food and beverage artisans about the science behind them. The OMSI Cafe will be open with a special dinner menu and cash bars will be available for those who want more than just a taste! It's geeks gone wild! (21+ only, IDs required.)
- The Chemistry of Art: Mix paint, electroplate metals (including your own pennies), learn about dyeing, and other artsy materials.
- You Light Up My Dough: Squishy Circuits Did you know that Play Dough is conductive? Squish, squash, then light up the lab!
- You Spin Me Right 'Round: Create your own circular art with bubbles, a spinning table, and a human Spirograph. (Not So) Heavy Metal: Molten Aluminum Art Design and pour molten aluminum to create a new piece of art! Presented by Tool Shed PDX
- Wanderlust Circus: Mingling the worlds of dance and aerial, A-WOL Dance Collective ignites a wonder and curiosity for what can happen when a human body takes flight. With his lasso from El Paso and a bullwhip that even Wyatt Earp couldn't dodge, Leapin' Louie Lichtenstein is like sand beneath the chaps of our wrathful ringmaster.
Featured Exhibition: Design Zone | Narnia: The Exhibition