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For Adults

Programs and events for adults in Pittsburgh

If you are looking for something fun for adults to do in Pittsburgh, the Science Center has the answer for you.

Carnegie Science Center is not just for kids! Adult events in Pittsburgh and adult-night events in Pittsburgh are not all the same. Whether you are looking for a great date night, conversation about current science topics or events, or pop culture events in Pittsburgh, you can find them here. Adult programs at the Science Center will challenge you, entertain you, and provide you with something different to do with friends. Check out our many offerings below.

Science After Hours

Science After Hours

Experience a party atmosphere on all four floors the Science Center after dark and under the lens of specific popular themes. Adults ages 21+ Night.
Lectures (Café Sci and More!)

Lectures (Café Sci and More!)

Meet professional experts in various science and technology fields who discuss current and interesting topics and their experiences. All ages, but adult-level lecture.
Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar

Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar

Ask us anything! We station scientists all over the City in bars or at the Science Center so that you can ask questions and have informal conversations. All ages, unless we’re in a bar!
Learning and Libations

Learning and Libations

Join us as we explore the science of beer, wine, and different types of liquor. Adults 21+.
Sci-Yinz in the City

Sci-Yinz in the City

Suit up for this 90-minute interactive event where we’ll take science outdoors to explore the North Shore and conduct science challenges and experiments. Ages 14+ and some 21+ only events.
Seasonal Events

Seasonal Events

We turn up the heat in the summer with fun events for ages 14+ and 18+.
Laser Shows

Laser Shows

Be dazzled by lasers to popular music or holiday themes, from Stranger Things to Pink Floyd, there’s something for everyone.
SkyWatch

SkyWatch

Visitors are invited to come one evening a month to the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium & Observatory and get up-close and personal with amazing celestial objects – rain or shine. All ages! Great date night.