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Ancient Ales, Modern Science
Saturday, August 9, 2014 | 7 - 11 p.m.
Arizona Science Center | 21+ Event

Arizona Science Center invites you to share your love of craft beer at our second annual Summer Party! This year's theme - Ancient Ales, Modern Science - will bring together Valley beer lovers for a celebration of Egyptian art, culture, and science - including the history of beer and how Egyptian culture shaped the modern processes used today.

Ancient Ales, Modern Science tickets are $35/each and include:
• 10 beer-sample tasting tickets (Valid 21+ ID must be presented at event for entry)
• Presentations from craft brewing experts, artists and experts in Egyptian culture
• Access to the Center's four floors of hands-on fun including entry to the featured exhibition Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science presented in the Sybil B. Harrington Galleries

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"Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science "


Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science is a new traveling exhibition coming to Arizona Science Center May 31 - Sept. 1, 2014. This exhibition is an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Through hands-on challenges, authentic artifacts and guidance from real archaeologists, visitors will unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its culture and its people.

This interactive exhibit features a real human mummy and animal mummies, as well as scans, forensic facial reconstructions and for the first time ever, a life-size rapid prototype of a mummy in a stage of "unwrapping." Visitors explore a re-creation of an Egyptian tomb, and authentic art and artifacts from the daily life and funerary culture of ancient Egypt.

Now open in the Sybil B. Harrington Galleries!

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science was developed by COSI 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.

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"Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs 3D" brings to life ancient wonders, historic intrigue and a modern-day forensic adventure, all in one eye-popping new film.

Why are people endlessly fascinated with mummies? The worldwide curiosity about mummification is an age-old phenomenon as enduring as mummies themselves. During Egypt’s history, literally millions of mummies were made. In "Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs," filmgoers will marvel at the sight of these human time capsules, shown in larger-than-life detail on the giant screen.

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs - TRAILER [HD] from K2 Communications on Vimeo.

NOW PLAYING: "Penguins 3D"

A Tale of Love and Survival in Penguin City.

Narrated by David Attenborough, Penguins 3D celebrates the destiny of a very special King Penguin, who returns to his birthplace in the sub-Antarctic. Known as Penguin City, the island is home to hundreds of albatrosses, fur seals and brawling elephant seals—as well as six million penguins! Somehow our hero must earn his place among the island inhabitants and fulfill his destiny by finding a mate and raising a family.

"Penguins 3D" is a presentation of nWave Pictures Distribution and Serengeti Entertainment. Written and narrated by David Attenborough, the film is produced by Anthony Geffen & Sias Wilson, and features cinematography by Simon Niblett and original music by James Edward Baker.

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