[MSI] After Hours Event 9/21

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MSI After Hours: Get Animated
Friday, September 21, 2018 from 7–11 p.m.

Discover the fascinating science behind some of the most beloved animated films, and hear from the creators of the latest Pixar short during the next adults-only party, MSI After Hours: Get Animated. On Friday, September 21, guests can watch the Pixar animated short, “Bao,” and attend an exclusive conversation with producer Becky Neiman-Cobb and director Domee Shi, the first woman to direct a Pixar short.

MSI After Hours: Get Animated guests will also have access to the Museum’s latest exhibit, The Science Behind Pixar. Get a behind-the-scenes look into the Pixar process and discover how art and science blend to make some of your favorite characters come to life through more than 40 interactive elements.

Guests will learn different animation methods with hands-on workshops throughout the night. Design a flipbook, animate a gif, and discover the technology behind one of the oldest animation tools: a zoetrope.

From 7 – 11 p.m., guests can enjoy cocktails, beer, snacks and more than a dozen MSI exhibits including:

YOU! The Experience: Celebrate the body, mind and spirit through hands-on experiences. Walk through the Laugh Garden to see the contagious effects of smiling and happiness, go for a jog on a human-sized hamster wheel, and see your heart beat in time with a 13-foot-tall digital Giant Heart.

Science Storms: Investigate the science behind nature’s power as you control the dynamics of a 40-foot tornado, trigger an avalanche, unleash a tsunami and try more than 50 amazing experiments. Don’t miss the Tesla Coil—which fires off 1.5 million volts of electricity!

Numbers In Nature: A Mirror Maze: Grab the ultimate selfie in our 1,800-square-foot mirror maze, a dizzying and mesmerizing array of repeating reflections. Learn more about the mathematical patterns found in nature, art, the human body and more.

MSI After Hours: Get Animated is a 21+ event, and tickets will not be available at the door. Admission costs $40 and includes free on-site parking in our convenient underground garage, snacks, a complimentary cocktail and exclusive access to select exhibits. A cash bar will also be available.

Tickets for The Science Behind Pixar and the conversation with Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb require timed-entry tickets; please select times at checkout. (Exploring The Science Behind Pixar exhibit takes approximately one hour.)

Tickets to MSI After Hours are nonrefundable.

The Science Behind Pixar was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.

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