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Science of Cocktails: January 26, 2012, 7:30 – 11pm

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October 03, 2011

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Science of Cocktails: January 26, 2012, 7:30 – 11pm

Photo by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, Exploratorium.eduSave the date for a cocktail party like no other! On Thursday, January 26, 2012, the Exploratorium will once again transform into a cocktail laboratory for the third annual Science of Cocktails - featuring acclaimed mixologists, master distillers, and a host of scientists.

This year, we’re serving up fantastic libations with enough science mixed in to make you an expert at your next cocktail party. Learn tricks of the trade from some of the Bay Area’s best bartenders along with the physics and chemistry behind your favorite adult beverages. Information on purchasing tickets can be found at www.exploratorium.edu/scienceofcocktails.

Proceeds go directly to the Exploratorium’s educational programs.

Tickets are$120 for General Admission; $185 for VIP Admission. Tickets include open bar, ample hours d’oeuvres, and special activities. VIP ticket holders also receive access to the Top-Shelf VIP Lounge with top-shelf spirits, special molecular mixology demonstrations- and a few surprises.



Science of Cocktails is a project of The Exploratorium Lab. The Lab is the Exploratorium's young professionals group dedicated to nurturing people's curiosity about the world around them and bringing the excitement and wonder of the Exploratorium to a new audience. The Exploratorium Lab offers its members opportunities to interact with the institution from an adult perspective. Cameron Phleger is Chairman of The Exploratorium Lab Board of Directors.

Photo by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, Exploratorium.eduPhoto by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, Exploratorium.edu

This program is for adults 21 and over. The Exploratorium encourages its adult audiences to drink responsibly.

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

Admission
$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

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