OMSI After Dark

Date: September 24, 2014
Cost: Brewfest+OAD $25 Non-Members, $15 Members, $5 OAD Members         OAD only $13 Non-Members, $6.50 Members, Free OAD Members
Located at: OMSI Time: 6-10pm   Access: 21+ Only, ID Required

Science is Brewing. 4th annual Brewfest at OMSI After Dark

Don't just drink beer, learn beer! At our 4th annual brewfest, sample beers from local breweries while learning how beer is made, why yeast is important and how to grow hops.

Brewfest package includes souveneir pint glass and 10 tasting tokens. Additional tokens will be available for $1 each. 

Science nerds unite for childfree, brain-building science fun at OMSI After Dark!

Want to get a head start on the science fun? Drink up at happy hour starting at 5pm in Theory, a new eatery at OMSI. 


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: Buy

Demonstrations & Activities

Beer Pong Physics

Catapults and video analysis of pongs in motion.

Microbrew Under the Microscope

Hops, grains and yeast...magnified!

Beer's Law of Beers

Know a pils from a hef? Prove it. With science.

Bubble Shower

Life would be so flat without CO2

Stupid Beer Tricks

Stupid beer tricks including ultrasonic beer geyser, flash freezing beer and beer can crushing.

Lectures in the Planetarium

Hopped Up

Blake Crosby of Crosby Hop Farm discusses the different types of hops and how to grow them.

Tap Into History: The Story of Hops & Brewing at OSU

Oregon's craft brewing industry has kept people busy for the past 3 decades, but it wasn’t until the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives was established in 2013 that an archivist joined the work. This presentation will tell the story of how OHBA worked with communities to save and share an amazing history of agriculture, science, and culture in the midst of a movement..

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Features & Shows

4th Annual OMSI After Dark Brewfest

Featured Exhibit: 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.


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

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

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Upcoming OMSI After Dark Events

OMSI After Dark: Brewfest
Wed. Sep. 24, 6-10pm at OMSI
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OMSI After Dark: Spirits
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OMSI After Dark: Fire & Ice
Wed. Dec. 3, 6-10pm at OMSI
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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.