Science Social: Pompeii
Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Join the Museum of Science for an evening of food, music, and science fun. Enjoy an exclusive look at the extraordinary exhibit, A Day in Pompeii. Step back in time to experience the vibrant life and tragic death of this ancient city. Walk among hundreds of artifacts from Pompeii including room-sized frescoes, jewelry and body casts. The evening also features an Italian-style buffet, cocktails, and Italian wine tasting, along with local musician Jay Leonard. You will also be entered to win a Museum membership!
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Museum of Science
The Museum takes a hands-on approach to science, engineering and technology, attracting about 1.5 million visitors a year via its programs and 700 interactive exhibits. Founded in 1830, the Museum was first to embrace all the sciences under one roof. Highlights include the Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 3-D Digital Cinema and Butterfly Garden. Reaching 25,000 teens a year worldwide via the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, the Museum also leads a 10-year, $41 million National Science Foundation-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network of science museums. The Museum’s “Science Is an Activity” exhibit plan has been awarded many NSF grants and influenced science centers worldwide. Its National Center for Technological Literacy® aims to enhance knowledge of engineering and technology for people of all ages and inspire the next generation of engineers, inventors, and scientists. The Museum is ranked #3 by Parents Magazine in its list of the country’s “Ten Best Science Centers. For more information, visit mos.org.