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Social Science
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21 and Up
Location
Perot Museum
Adult Programs

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Member $13
Non-Member $18
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Time

August 7 | 7-11pm

Explore the idea of nostalgia and time travel with guest speakers and scientists, sip a timeless craft beer from a local brewery, and be a part of a time lapse video at the next Social ScienceCome dressed as your favorite decade to fully immerse yourself in a time travel experience.

Guests of Social Science: TIME are encouraged to dress for the theme by wearing a costume from their favorite decade!

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique evening filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, unique inventions, and more.

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by


Please drink responsibly.

Scheduled Activities

Featured Talks

Level 1,  The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience

7:30pm| Time Travel and Wormholes: A Cosmic Perspective, Max Corneau, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador

Join Max Corneau for an entertaining and enlightening presentation on current scientific theory, the art of the possible, and opportunities for time travel in your lifetime.

8:00 PM | Old Forester: The Oldest Bottled Bourbon Whisky in America

Old Forester is the oldest Bourbon Whisky bottled in the United States since 1870. Learn how this bourbon whisky has withstood the test of time and continues to be a favorite drink of many.

8:30pm │ Remembering The Future: Neuronal and Circuit-Level Mechanisms of Memory Formation and Use, Dr. Brad Pfeiffer, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Memory has been described as mental time travel, and understanding the neuronal mechanisms underlying learning and memory is a longstanding goal in the field of neuroscience. In this talk, Dr. Pfeiffer will discuss current hypotheses about how the brain represents, stores and uses memory — including the link between memory and imagination.

Featured Film

Back to the Future

9pm | Level 4 T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall

Join Marty McFly on his memorable trip back in time — no flux capacitor required! 

Live Demonstrations

Time in Chemistry

8:30pm | Level 3 Landing

Have you ever seen an iodine clock? Don’t miss your chance to witness this unusual reaction! Check it out, along with other cool chemistry experiments conducted by a Museum educator.

Beer: A Beverage Through Time with Lakewood Brewing Company  

9:15pm │ The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience

Enjoy an in-depth look at this legendary malted beverage and its importance throughout human history. Cheers to science!

Featured Performances

Dancing Through Time

8pm | Lobby

Be amazed by the Rhythm Room’s “Dance Through Time” as they explore different dances over the past century. You may even learn a step or two yourself!

Ongoing Activities

LEVEL ONE

Wolfgang Puck Gastropub

6-10:30pm │ Café

No need to eat before you come; enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner, have a quick bite, and even grab a cold pint in our gastropub!

Wolfgang Puck Bars, Featuring Signature Cocktail: Old Forester Old Fashioned  

7-10:30pm │ Café, Plaza, Lower Level Landing, Lobby, Level 3 Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall, Level 4 T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall

Enjoy a signature cocktail or other beverage of choice at any of our Wolfgang Puck bars throughout the Museum.

Bottom’s Up Bar

7-10:30pm │ Lobby

Watch your beer be filled from the bottom up!

Perot Museum Store

6-11pm│ Atrium

Pick up a memento to remember your amazing time at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

Mix it Up with DJ Bradford

7-11pm | Lobby

Sip a signature cocktail and dance the night away to the mixed beats of DJ Bradford.

Games on the Plaza

7-11pm │ Plaza

Grab a drink and a bite to eat, and challenge each other to a board game or two on the Plaza.    

Photo Booth Bus

7-11pm | Plaza

Grab a disguise and pose for a picture to capture the moment in time at Social Science!

Hovercraft Rides

7-11pm | Plaza

Take a ride on a hovercraft, and experience what transportation in the future might be like.

60 Seconds

7-11pm| Plaza

Can you complete a challenging task in less than a minute? There’s no better time to put your skills to the test!

Lakewood Brewing Company

7-11pm | Lobby

Speak with the brewers from Lakewood Brewing Company about their locally brewed beers.

Social Labyrinths with Oil and Cotton Artists

7-10pm | Lobby

Slow things down with guest artists from the Oil and Cotton collaborative using tiny grains of colorful rice to create a communal art installation.

Future Expectations

7-11pm | Lobby

Jot down some of your expectations for the near future and post them anonymously to make up a non-digital interactive exhibit.

Poll: Do You Believe in Time Travel?

7-10pm | Lobby

Do you believe in time travel? Put your marker in the appropriate beaker to cast your vote — and at 10:30pm we’ll announce the results!

 

LEVEL 2

Time Gauge

7-10pm | Level 2 Landing

How do we gauge time? See if certain tasks seem to take longer than others to learn if you gauge time correctly.

How Do You Spend Your Time?

7-10pm | Level 2 Landing

Using a simple formula, calculate how much time you spend where. How will your habits add up?

What’s Your Space Age?

7-10pm | Level 2 Landing

Figure out how old you would be if you lived on Venus, Mars or Mercury.

Age Yourself

7-10pm | Level 2, TI Engineering and Innovation Hall TECH Corner

Virtually age yourself using April® Face Aging Software, and see how you might look in the future.

 

LEVEL 3

Potato Clocks

7-10pm | Level 3 Landing

Make a clock out of wires and potatoes. But please, don’t hit the snooze alarm.

Unique Clocks

7 -10pm | Level 3 Landing

Check out some unique clocks from all over the world. 

Old Forester Original Tasting

7-10:30pm | Level 3, Lyda Hill Gems & Minerals Hall

Learn how Old Forester is made and explore the flavors as you try a small sample.

*Tickets for a sample will be handed out upon check-in. One sample per person.

 

LEVEL 4

Change Over Time

7-10pm | Level 4 Landing

Investigate how transportation, communication, language and population have changed over time.

Dallas Through Time with the Dallas Heritage Village

7-10pm | Level 4 Landing

See how Dallas has changed over time with educators from the Dallas Heritage Village.

 

LOWER LEVEL

Psychic Readings with Mystic Amusements

7-10pm | Lower Level Landing

Have your future read with our guest psychics from Mystic Amusements.

Portable Universe

Fly through time in this amazing immersive planetarium experience.

Show Times: 7:30pm | 8pm | 8:30pm| 9pm | 9:30pm

Lower Level Forum

Complimentary tickets are available outside the Lower Level classrooms on a first-come, first-served basis. Quantities limite

 

Exclusive Member Activity

Lego Clocks 7-10pm | Lower Level Landing

Make your own clock out of gears and Legos!

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear!

Local

October 23 | 7-11pm

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique adults-only event filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, amazing inventions and intriguing interactions!

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by

Herradura
Please drink responsibly.

Activities will include

Take part in live science demonstrations throughout the Museum.

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. 

Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear! 

Glow

January 22 | 7-11pm

Leap into the mysterious world of bioluminescence and light in celebration of our traveling exhibition, Creatures of Light. Play with light, examine bioluminescent plants, and learn how some animals emit their own light. Be a part of the most luminous Social Science yet — with wearable LEDs, captivating light installations and glowing experiments to light your way. 

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique adults-only event filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, amazing inventions and intriguing interactions!

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by

Herradura
Please drink responsibly.

Activities will include

Take part in live science demonstrations throughout the Museum.

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. 

Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear! 

Music

April 22 | 7-11pm

Discover what makes music such a powerful catalyst for movement, emotion and creativity. Explore how your brain processes music and sound, dance a few steps to a beat, and create your own music as you meet musicians, dancers, audiologists and more at the next Social Science! 

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique adults-only event filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, amazing inventions and intriguing interactions!

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by

Herradura
Please drink responsibly.

Activites will include

Take part in live science demonstrations throughout the Museum.

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. 

Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear! 

Curiosities

June 24 | 7-11pm

Are you curious to know how museum curators decide which collections to house? Learn all about collections and museum exhibitions as we celebrate our temporary exhibition, Eye of the Collector. Investigate collections and oddities, methods of categorization, and explore the colorful history of the Cabinet of Curiosities. You may even be inspired to start your own collection! 

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique adults-only event filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, amazing inventions and intriguing interactions!

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by

Herradura
Please drink responsibly.

Activities will include

Take part in live science demonstrations throughout the Museum.

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. 

Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear! 

Material

August 5 | 7-11pm

Texture, smell, roughness, sheen, color. How do you explore and define material? What materials interest you? Gold, silver, leather, stone, wood or fabric? Discover which materials catch your eye — and why — at this materially mesmerizing Social Science event that draws its inspiration from the myriad objects featured in our temporary exhibition, Eye of the Collector. 

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique adults-only event filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, amazing inventions and intriguing interactions!

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by

Herradura
Please drink responsibly.

Activities will include

Take part in live science demonstrations throughout the Museum.

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. 

Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear! 

Flight (Birds of Paradise)

October 14 | 7-11pm

Let your spirit of discovery soar throughout the Museum as you explore aviation in a whole new way during this uplifting Social Science event inspired by our traveling exhibition, Birds of Paradise. Mix and mingle with birds, mimic their calls, and meet ornithologists who study the biology and behaviors of these amazing creatures. Then prepare for takeoff as you learn about the history of aviation, experiment with gravity, create your own flying machine and sip a delicious cocktail as you shoot the breeze with aviation experts. 

A perfect date night or fun evening with friends. Discover the Perot Museum after hours, for a unique adults-only event filled with innovative experiments, current research, signature cocktails, dynamic performances, engaging discussions, amazing inventions and intriguing interactions!

Presented by

Riveron Consulting

Supported by

Herradura
Please drink responsibly.

Activities will include

Take part in live science demonstrations throughout the Museum.

Explore the Perot Museum in a child-free environment. 

Plus signature drinks by Wolfgang Puck, eclectic food, live science and more! Reserve tickets before they disappear! 

Upcoming Dates/Times

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GLOW - 2016
MUSIC - 2016
CURIOSITIES - 2016
MATERIAL - 2016
FLIGHT - 2016