The Science Behind Pixar
What happens before an animated film reaches the big screen? The Science Behind Pixar is your chance to experience the science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts used by artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's award-winning films to the big screen.
This exhibition was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. © Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.
The Science Behind Pixar | Member Preview Night
Member Preview Night is an event that gives OMSI members the opportunity to see the latest featured exhibit, The Science Behind Pixar, before the general public and at a discounted rate! Costumes are encouraged.
About The Exhibit
Discover how some of your favorite Pixar films were brought to life! This is your opportunity to get hands-on with the science, technology, math, art, and engineering concepts used by artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's award-winning films to the big screen.
Pixar Member Preview Admission Prices: $5 for adults, $3 for youth, $4 for seniors.
- Exhibit tickets are timed, so your purchased ticket will be assigned a specific entry time.
- Preview night tickets must be purchased the day of, are only good for the Member Preview Night and are only available to current OMSI members.
- Admittance to Member Night is limited to the number of people attached to your membership and is based on a first come, first served basis.
Free to all members. Capacity is limited so seating is first come, first served. Please attend only one show. Shows are approximately 30 minutes.
5:00PM Starry Nights LIVE! | Planets, constellations, the zodiac, shooting stars, and satellites are all in the night sky if you know when and where to look. Navigate by the stars, and discover how you can become a backyard astronomer.
5:30PM Dark Universe | The universe is a curious place—more so than we ever imagined. As scientists unravel the complexities of the cosmos, key findings are revealing amazing new frontiers for exploration. Come along on a journey about what we already know—and about the mysteries we have yet to solve—in Dark Universe. With astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
6:00PM Laser Show | Laser Movie Madness
Come witness science in action! Our Physics and Chemistry Lab Educators will demonstrate fun and educational activities throughout the evening.
Swing by the Turbine Hall, learn how to draw fun characters, and create your own animation comic at the craft station!
The Science Behind Pixar was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization. ©Disney/Pixar