First Friday: Whodunit? A Forensic Science Mystery
Finding clues, testing evidence, uncovering secrets—it’s all part of the game at this month’s mystery-themed First Friday!
Join us for a night of “whodunits” and solve a historical forensics murder mystery. We’ll gather clues around the museum in your detective’s notebook and test our answers against a panel of experts. Play matching games, tour a new rare book exhibition about the science of blood, and enjoy chills and thrills…if you dare!
About First Fridays
Spark your curiosity while exploring the exhibits after hours! First Fridays bring together a myriad of activities covering everyday science, historical oddities, and everything in between. Grab your friends, and kick off an evening of discovery, surprise, and a little nerdy fun.
First Fridays at the Institute are always free and open to the public. Attendees will receive a 10% discount to National Mechanics restaurant.
Join us in our museum EVERY SATURDAY for a family-friendly program that highlights strange and surprising stories from the history of science!
This “drop-in” tour highlights the science of natural dyes and textiles, the technology behind synthetic clothing, and the impact of fashion on human health and the environment.
In the first session of this five-part Roundtable course, we trace the origins of race science to the Enlightenment in Europe.