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Social Science
Age
21 and Up
Location
Perot Museum
Adult Programs

Details

Member $13
Non-Member $18
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EXTREME

Totally extreme! Test your skills in our endurance challenges, meet amazing explorers and find out more about our giant guests featured in our traveling exhibition, The World’s Largest Dinosaurs.

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.

Evening Activities

A Talk with Perot Museum Paleontologist, Dr. Tony Fiorillo
7:30pm │ Hoglund Foundation Theater
Get a first-hand look at Paleontologist Dr. Tony Fiorillo’s discoveries from his recent expeditions in remote Alaska.

Extreme Art with Erica Felicella
8:30pm │ Hoglund Foundation Theater
Discuss the extremes of endurance found in Erica Felicella’s works during an interactive presentation and live performance. In partnership with Oil and Cotton.

Lobby Lounge with DJ Woodtronic
7-10pm │ Lobby
Sip on a signature cocktail and groove to the beats of our guest DJ.

Featured Performance: Matt Tolentino and the Singapore Slingers
10pm │ Lobby
A big finish for a big night with our featured big band the Singapore Slingers. 

Dance Performance with Rhythm Room
9:30-11pm │ Lobby
Dance the night away and learn a swing dance step or two with dancers from Rhythm Room

Nature’s Extremes
8 & 9pm │ Lower Level Auditorium
Discover just how ferocious nature can be in our special live science demonstration, Nature’s Extremes.  

Circuit Bending with Artist Marshall Thompson and GaudioTX
7-10pm │ Lobby
Explore the art of Marshall Thompson’s amazing circuit bending, mind-blowing works of art and demonstrations.

Extreme Virtual Reality with Gearbox
7-10pm │ Level 2 Landing
Gear up with Gearbox for an out of this world virtual experience.

Fossil Finds with the Dallas Paleo Society
7-10pm │ Level 4 Landing
Explore various fossils and discover more about finding fossils in our area with the Dallas Paleo Society.

Live Mural with Artist Randy Guthmiller
7-10pm │ Lower Level Landing
Check out an interactive live mural painting with Oil and Cotton artist Randy Guthmiller.

Extreme Experiments
7-10pm │ Level 3 Landing
From liquid nitrogen to carbon and beyond. Explore extremes in our interactive science experiments and challenges.

Extreme Art Workshop with Alli Rogers
7:30-10pm │ Level 3 Landing
Get hands-on and create extreme art of your own in this unique drop in workshop experience with Oil and Cotton artist Alli Rogers.

It’ll be the biggest, baddest, best Social Science yet!

SUPERSTITIONS

Can you break a mirror, step in front of a black cat, and walk under a ladder? Challenge your friends to a superstitious obstacle course and check out the latest psychological research. Have your fortune read, journey through the universe in our Portable Universe planetarium, meet superstitious athletes, and take in a performance or two. 

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.

IDENTITY

Explore your ego and your alter ego during an evening exploring the science of superheroes, genetics, psyche, and DNA. Participate in a social experiment, learn more about your genes, and dress as your favorite alter ego for a fashion challenge.

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.

PERCEPTION

In partnership with Aurora Dallas

Tonight we will dazzle your senses in a series of interactive art installations presented by Aurora Dallas.
Challenge your senses, play games with your brain, and test your eyes on our series of trick art and images.
This Social Science is more than meets the eye!


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.

ANIMATED

In January guests discovered everything from animal physiology to digital animation, there’s more to the science of motion than meets the eye. Social Science: Animated, featured Guest Speaker Dr. Ed Lu, Chairman and CEO, B612 Foundation, and Former NASA Astronaut spoke about how he is leading the charge to protect Earth from asteroid strikes. Guests also got to tryout newly developed video games, learn hip-hop from dance troupes Gaudium Dance Movement and Essence of Motion , and create a zoetrope animated film.  Super Sonic Lips closed out the night with their experimental rock music. Get your tickets today to be a part of Social Science: Extreme on April 18. Where you can check out our new traveling exhibition, The World’s Largest Dinosaurs and uncover scientific extremes. It’ll be the biggest, baddest Social Science yet!

By day, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science certainly sees its share of field trips and family outings. But by night, our Social Science events provide a rare opportunity for guests ages 21 and up to experience everyday exhibits and exclusive programs in an adults-only atmosphere. So get ready to get hands on with an interactive exhibit — or leave your hands free to enjoy a signature cocktail. At Social Science, the choice is yours!

*Note: general exhibits admission vouchers are not valid for this program.


Upcoming Dates/Times

Social Science
EXTREME
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SUPERSTITIONS
IDENTITY
PERCEPTION

Past Events

Social Science
ANIMATED
Jan 17, 2014 - Jan 17, 2014