Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sulley, Dory, WALL•E and more are headed to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this spring when The Science Behind Pixar exhibition makes its Texas debut in April. Keep reading to learn more about Science Behind Pixar and More Spring Events.
THIS PEROT MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED MARCH 13-20, 2020 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
According to a press release received on Friday, March 13, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science will be closed today through March 20, 2020.
Also, this is your LAST CHANCE to see real ancient human fossils at the Perot Museum before they go back to South Africa–forever!
Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sulley, Dory, WALL•E and more are headed to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this spring when The Science Behind Pixar exhibition takes guests to infinity and beyond! Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit At The Perot Museum:
The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit at the Perot Museum in Dallas
Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sulley, Dory, WALL•E and more are headed to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this spring when The Science Behind Pixar exhibition takes guests to infinity and beyond!
“It’s no surprise that The Science Behind Pixar exhibition is generating buzz and excitement as we prepare to welcome the adored animated characters that have become cultural icons to millions of people,” remarked Dr. Linda Silver, Eugene McDermott CEO of the Perot Museum.
About The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit
The Science Behind Pixar is a 13,000 square foot exhibition touring two copies — one nationally, and one internationally.
It was created by the Museum of Science, Boston, in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios.
This exhibit features some of the activities, videos, and images that describe the math, computer science, and science that go into making computer animated films.
When does the Science Behind Pixar exhibit open in Dallas?
Much-anticipated The Science Behind Pixar exhibition opens April 25.
How do I buy tickets to the Perot Museum?
Get tickets to The Science Behind Pixar here.
The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street, Dallas, Texas.
More Perot Museum Events and Activities Happening This Spring
Here’s a few event and activity highlights happening this spring at the museum. Be sure to click here for more information.
LAST CHANCE! Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind Exhibit
Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind exhibition is entering its final weeks as authentic ancient human relative fossils of two recently unearthed species.
The discoveries were named top discoveries of the last decade by National Geographic and Smithsonian Magazine – return to their permanent home in South Africa after the March 22 closing.
“We are thrilled to host two extraordinary exhibitions back-to-back this spring at the Perot Museum,” said Dr. Linda Silver, Eugene McDermott CEO of the Perot Museum. “Here’s your last – and possibly only – chance to see incredible ancient hominin fossils in our Origins exhibition, which features two new groundbreaking discoveries that shook up the family tree and changed what we thought we knew about evolution.”
CaveSim – 60 Foot Simulated Cave Experience
Also through March 22, the new CaveSim will give guests a chance to learn caving skills as they navigate a 60-foot simulated cave – a challenging excursion for all ages that teaches STEM concepts and environmental conservation.
Kids Spring Break Activities at the Perot Museum
Other fresh highlights this season include sleepovers, a new 3D dinosaur film opening March 7, Spring Break camps and activities. Get more information by reading our article covering these events.
Nature’s Art: The Mineral Beauty of China (through September 7, 2020)
A collection of more than 70 colorful minerals from China features breathtaking specimens including a crystal throne of stibnite, feet-shaped azurite and malachite, a mountainous fluorite covered in snow-like quartz, and much more in the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall (included with general admission).
Adults Only Night April 17
Shake up date night! Adults 21 and up can explore the technology and science behind the ever-prevalent smart machines and programs used every day at Social Science: Artificial Intelligence on Friday, April 17, from 7-11 p.m.
Guests can interactively explore AI, mingle with local experts, sit in on topical discussions, dance and more while imbibing signature cocktails and grubbing food by Wolfgang Puck.
Tickets are $20 for members and $29 for non-members. Social Science is supported by Highland Capital Management. Please drink responsibly.
Day in the Life of an Animator
On April 25, aspiring animators can explore what it’s like to design and produce animated films during the career-exploration morning event, A Day in the Life: Animator.
VIDEO: Toy Story 3 in Real Life Full-Length Fan Film
Here’s a really cool video to get you excited about the exhibit! Two brother started making the stop-motion video when they were 8 years old and received permission from Pixar to publish the video on YouTube:
50th Annual Earth Day Celebration at the Perot Museum
And in the spirit of being green, visitors can celebrate the 50th-annual Earth Day April 22 and then cheer on local celebrity chefs turned “food waste warriors” in a cook-off at Stop Food Waste Day April 29.
The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit at the Perot Museum in Dallas
With not one but two weeks of Spring Break activities this year, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science has kids covered with family-fun activities, spring-themed arts and crafts, live science shows, The Science Behind Pixar exhibit, and an adults-only AI evening with cocktails.
Be sure also catch these awesome spring break activities near Dallas and across Texas:
- Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind – see this exhibit before it returns to South Africa forever this month!!
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