The Science Behind Pixar - March 12th-September 5, 2016
Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The Science Behind Pixar. This interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's award-winning films to the big screen.
With more than 40 interactive elements, the exhibition’s eight sections focus on steps in the filmmaking process to give you an unparalleled view of the production pipeline and concepts used at Pixar every day. Participate in engaging hands-on activities, listen to firsthand accounts from members of the studios’ production teams, and even come face-to-face with re-creations of your favorite Pixar film characters, including Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode, and WALL•E!
The Science Behind Pixar was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. All images © Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
Lost Egypt - January 30th-August 28, 2016
Our family-friendly Lost Egypt exhibit takes you on an immersive quest for knowledge revealing how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Visitors explore a recreation of an Egyptian tomb, a real mummy, and authentic art and artifacts from ancient Egypt.
Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science was developed by COSI(Center of Science and Industry) in cooperation with the Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative and was built by the Science Museum of Minnesota. Artifacts are on loan from the Brooklyn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Photography. © 2008 Brad Feinknopf. Mummy scans © 2005 Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium.