- Adult, Students, Teens
- Perot Museum
November 6 │7pm
Free with General Admission │ Film screening tickets are limited, reserving your complimentary tickets in advance is recommended.
Go green for the evening as we explore the green burial movement during a special film screening, and explore environmental issues through hands-on activities in our lobby.
Film Screening: A Will for the Woods
7pm | The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience
View a special screening of A Will for the Woods, an award-winning documentary exploring one man’s journey and preparation for his own green burial. Stay after for an exclusive discussion about the film and the environmental and social issues surrounding the green burial movement with the filmmakers and a guest conservation organization.
*This documentary is not rated. Due to the thematic nature of the content around death and dying, parental guidance is strongly recommended for younger children.
About the Film
Musician, psychiatrist, and folk dancer Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial while battling lymphoma, determined that his last act will be a gift to the planet. Boldly facing his mortality, the spirited Clark and his partner Jane have joined with a compassionate local cemeterian to use green burial to save a North Carolina woods from being clear-cut.
Documenting one community's role in the genesis of a revolutionary movement, A Will for the Woods follows Clark’s dream of leaving a legacy in harmony with timeless cycles, and environmentalism takes on a profound intimacy.
7-9pm | Lobby
Explore the carbon cycle by creating a cloud in a bubble.
Exclusive Member Activity: Green Energy Circuits
7-9pm │ Lobby
Show us your Members Matter sticker to create green energy circuitry projects.
The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm on the first Thursday of every month. Come early and stay late!
Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. To attend the special film screening this evening, you will need to reserve a film screening ticket. We recommend that you reserve your film tickets in advance as they are limited and offered on a first come, first serve basis.
Discover new inventions and research with guest scientists, and even create your own invention.
All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!
This program relates to our new exhibition 2theXtreme: MathAlive! a totally radical interactive experience that explores extreme sports, space, video games and more!
First Thursdays are experimental
Visitors started the new year out by exploring the mysteries of the universe. There was exploration of the stars through mini shows in our Portable Universe planetarium, as well as discovery and discussion on the science of telescopes. It was an out of this world evening in The Lab!
You never know what to expect when you step in to The Lab, so be sure to join us every month for a new experience!
All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm on the first Thursday of every month. Come early and stay late!
First Thursday Late Night