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Adler After Dark: Space Odyssey

The iconic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey turns fifty this year, so come celebrate the science of sci-fi flicks over popcorn and a brew!Get ready to:Join astronomer Mark Hammergren and sci-fi editor, critic, and biographer Gary Wolfe in a spirited discussion on the impact 2001 had on film-making and its role in “blowing our minds” during the Apollo eraTry your hand at stopping the devious HAL 9000 from taking over the event in a museum-wide scavenger huntLearn more about film-making techniques, ranging from sound design to stop-motion animationCheck out rarely-seen items from the museum’s collection—like paintings from renowned space artist Chesley Bonestell—whose work directly influenced Kubrick’s vision of the Moon in 1968And don’t miss a special improv show where we’ll explore the future as imagined in your fav sci-fi films!
4 hours