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18+ Night: Color Collision - Fri., July 29 - 6-10 pm

It’s time for science after hours!

Experience a party atmosphere on all four floors of the Science Center after hours. With no kids around, expect deeper science content, riskier experiments, and party games with your friends. From space to robots, it’s the perfect night out for ages 18+ in Pittsburgh. Socialize with your friends by kicking off the summer with science!

Upcoming event:

18+ Night: Colorful Collision

Fri., July 29
6–10 pm

Ever wonder how creativity and science connect? Let us paint you a picture at 18+ Night: Colorful Collision! Enjoy unique experiences in the science of art as only the Science Center can provide. Engage your creative side and marvel at the sights and sounds around you.

  • Try your hand at sculpting with media like clay and metal, then chat with member from the Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors about the science behind their art.
  • Explore Andy Warhol’s screen-printing techniques by making your own glow in the dark prints with The Andy Warhol Museum.
  • Create your own art with the August Wilson African American Cultural Center.
  • Feeling rebellious? Load a super soaker with paint and make your mark on our Graffiti Wall!

And don’t forget to visit GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World to play the world’s largest guitar and check out the beautiful—and bizarre—instruments used to create music around the world.

18+ Night: Colorful Collision is a collaboration between Carnegie Science Center, August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Society of Sculptors, and The Andy Warhol Museum.

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center


Society of Sculptors Pittsburgh PA

Remaining 18+ Nights:

18+ Night: Black & Gold Science

Fri., Sept. 23
6–10 pm

Here we go! Explore the science behind football with a little Yinzer pride at 18+ Night: Black and Gold Science. Discover the physics of a perfectly thrown spiral, how helmets absorb the energy behind big hits, and the biology of peak athletic performance. Black and gold attire encouraged!

18+ Night: Heroes & Villains

Fri., Oct. 28
6–10 pm

Halloween is here as the Science Center gets taken over by familiar costumed characters. Enjoy a line up of regional comic writers and artists and indulge in spooktacular fun (Costumes strongly encouraged!). Choose your side as we line up the biggest heroes and strongest villains. Get your photo taken at your favorite exhibit and enjoy a night out with your favorite masked vigilantes. Excelsior!

About 18+ Nights at Carnegie Science Center:

Carnegie Science Center is not just for kids! 18+ events 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 things to do in Pittsburgh, you can find them here. 18+ Nights at the Science Center will challenge you, entertain you, and provide you with something different to do with friends.

Please see the safety guidelines in place to learn what is being done to ensure safe and fun experiences for all visitors.

NOTICE FOR ALL BUYERS – By attending an in-person event at any of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, you and any guests agree to voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold any presenting entities, artists, and the venue; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.

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