OMSI After Dark: Mysteries of Egypt

NOV 28, 2018 | 6-10 PM

Walk in the footsteps of Cleopatra and brazen adventurers to explore the ancients wonders of The Nile River Valley at OMSI After Dark.

 

Shoot off water rockets, concoct chemical creations, and explore the wonders of OMSI with no kids in sight! Enjoy a glass of wine while learning about robots, tornados, or fossils. Talk to a brewer about the science behind beer, or sample products from local artisans.

 

All that and more with OMSI After Dark, a night at the museum for the 21-and-over crowd filled with food, drink, and science fun!

 

21+ Only | ID's Required


Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out.

 

OMSI After Dark + King Tut (SOLD OUT)

$22/non-members
$13.50/OMSI Members
$6/OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders

 

OMSI After Dark ONLY

 $15/non-members

$7.50/OMSI Members

FREE for OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders


SCIENCE DEMONSTRATIONS
Sense King TutDo you think you know papyrus from gold? Test out your senses with some ‘tut’-uncommon materials!

Mummies on the Brain | Experience the mummification process firsthand and get hook-deep in the brains of a mummy.

Hieroglyphic Heyday | Step into the shoes of an archaeologist - Interpret the findings of an archaeological dig to learn more about Ancient Egypt.

 

PERFORMANCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Belly Dance Soul Fire |  Auditorium Stage, 7 & 8 PM

 

Egypt Trivia | Theory, 7:30, 8:15 & 9 PM

 

History, Description and Meaning of the PAM's Ancient Egyptian Scarab Collection with John Sarr, Egyptologist and founding president of the Oregon Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt | Planetarium, 6:45 PM

 

Egypt Night Sky | Planetarium,  8:15 & 9 PM

 

Funerary Practices in Ancient Egypt with Sarah Sterling, PhD, Assistant Professor in Anthropology at PSU | Planetarium, 7:30 PM

 

The Making of "A Game of Cat & Mouse-oleum" for Gingerbread Adventures, with Russell Kofford, WRK Enginneers & Tim Allred, Ankrom Moisan Architects | Auditorium, 8:45 PM

 

Hieroglyphs! An Introduction to Egyptian Writing and Language with Tom Landvatter, Assistant Professor of Classics and Humanities, Reed College | Planetarium, 7:15 PM

 

 

THEMED VENDORS

American Resarch Center in Egypt, Portland Chapter

Bee & Bloom

Learn Hieroglyphics with AIA

Sseko 

Owl Creek Technology Virtual Reality

 

 

 

ARTISAN VENDORS

4 Roses Bourbon

Creo Chocolate

Duck Pond Cellars

Imperfect Produce

Mt. Tabor Brewing

Ninkasi Brewing

NW Elixirs Spicy Cooking Sauces

Portland Sangria

Red Duck Foods

Six Stix Gourmet Pretzels

 

 


Questions? Call 503.797.4642 or email events@omsi.edu.

Ticketing questions call 503.797.4634


For more information about purchasing an OMSI After Dark Access Pass, please email events@omsi.edu or give us a call at 503.797.4634

 

 

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