OMSI After Dark

Date: December 3, 2014
Cost: $13 Non-Members, $6.50 Members, Free OAD Members
Located at: OMSI Time: 6-10pm   Access: 21+ Only, ID Required

Fire & Ice. OMSI After Dark gets hot (and cold).

Where else can you find flaming ballons, ice sculptures and glacier researchers in one place? Turn up the heat on the science behind temperature. 


Enjoy child-free, brain-building science fun featuring live demos, new exhibitions and old favorites! Guests can indulge in tasty snacks, sweets and beer and wine from regional food and beverage artisans. 21+ only, IDs required. OMSI After Dark is held the last Wednesday of every month.

Want to get a head start on the science fun? Drink up at happy hour starting at 5pm in OMSI's eatery, Theory! The event takes place before OMSI After Dark each month and features a special menu including stone hearth pizza and local beer and wine. 

 

Tips for a Great Experience:

  • We recommend purchasing your ticket(s) online in advance
  • Carpooling is encouraged
  • Bring cash for bars (credit cards accepted in Theory)
  • Event begins at 6pm, but unless noted, all activities occur throughout the night

Contact: OMSI’s Events Team Call: 503.797.4642 Email: events@omsi.edu Buy

Demonstrations & Activities

Tornado of Fire

Fiery tornados are no longer the stuff of prophecy and dooms-day predictions. Come learn how fires can spiral out of control and watch as OMSI brings this twisting terror to life.

Flaming Balloons

Watch as OMSI takes it up a notch and set some things on fire!

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold! Even better – eating ice cream made with liquid nitrogen LIVE by OMSI educators.

Theremin on Fire

Check out this spooky, no contact musical instrument, and see what happens when fire is added.

Fire Dancers

performance schedule coming soon

Fire dancing, spinning and juggling.

The Unipiper

performance schedule coming soon

A unicycle, bag pipes and a Darth Vader costume. Enough said!

Features & Shows

Hot Sauce Tasting

Join us for a free sampling of local hot sauces:
Fatdog Mustard
Hot Maple Foods
Marshall's Haute Sauce
NW Elixirs
Portland Pepper Sauce Co

Fire & Ice Themed Vendors

Bullseye Glass
ICEovation
Mark Allyn
Trackers Earth
Featured Exhibition: Animation
Explore the many sides of animation, including storyboarding, character design, and drawing techniquest to movement, timing, filming and sound. Larger-than-life graphics of popular Cartoon Network characters provide a colorful backdrop to the exhibit, which also examins the history of animation and features a screening room and a cartoon museum.

Food & Drink

Happy Hour
5-6pm in Theory
Get a jump start on the fun with happy hour in Theory, a re-imagined museum eatery that reinvents the dining experience. Enjoy food and drink specials for one hour prior to OMSI After Dark.

Hungry?

OMSI's eatery, Theory, will be open from 5-9:30pm. Come see where food meets science and check out the delicious menu featuring pizza, salad, fries and more!

Thirsty?
Beer and wine will be available at two bars throughout the museum and in Theory.

Upcoming OMSI After Dark Events

OMSI After Dark: Fire & Ice
Wed. Dec. 3, 6-10pm at OMSI
Fire & Ice. OMSI After Dark gets hot (and cold). Where else can you find Antarctic researchers a…
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OMSI After Dark: Sugar
Wed. Jan. 28, 6-10pm at OMSI
Sweet science at OMSI After Dark. Learn about why we crave the sweet stuff and how it affects us in…
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OMSI After Dark: Science of Sex
Sat. Feb. 14, 7-11pm at OMSI
Talk about IT at OMSI After Dark. Let's talk about sex (and the science behind it), baby, at this s…
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OMSI After Dark: Animals
Wed. Feb. 25, 6-10pm at OMSI
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Take a walk on the wild side at OMSI After Dark.Take a peek into…
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OMSI After Dark: Mind Games
Wed. Mar. 25, 6-10pm at OMSI
Mind Games. Find out where this OMSI After Dark will lead you.Get lost at OMSI and find yourself im…
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OMSI After Dark: Man vs. Machine
Wed. Apr. 29, 6-10pm at OMSI
How will you fare at OMSI After Dark?Try your hand at operating (and outsmarting) drones, robots an…
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OMSI After Dark: Wild Wild West
Wed. May. 27, 6-10pm at OMSI
It's the new frontier of science at OMSI After Dark.Bring your trusty sidekick and learn about the…
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OMSI After Dark: Cider & Seeds
Thu. Jun. 25, 7-11pm at OMSI
Grow your cider know-how at OMSI After Dark.Drink up as we toast the history, tradition, and scienc…
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OMSI After Dark: Explosions!
Wed. Jul. 29, 7-11pm at OMSI
Things that make you go boom at OMSI After Dark!Explore all things explosive as we blow the lid off…
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OMSI After Dark: Science in the Fast Lane
Wed. Aug. 26, 7-11pm at OMSI
Satisfy your need for speed at OMSI After Dark.On your mark, get set, GO to OMSI as we pick up the…
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Private Events

Looking to host your own event?

OMSI offers event space that can accommodate 12-2,500 people with sustainable food services provided by Bon Appétit. Our interactive exhibits and riverfront views makes OMSI your unique event destination.