National Building Museum


Wednesday, July 13, 2016
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Tickets will not be available at the door.

ICEBERGS FIeld Operations

Under the Surface

Go Under the Surface to explore the inspiration, design and construction behind ICEBERGS. Hang out in the “Chill Zone” and talk with museum staff and polar scientists and researchers. Dr. Julie Brigham-Grette and Deanna Wheeler will be on hand from ARCUS to share their research and stories from the icy field. Scientists Tom Neumann and Valerie Casasanto, from NASA Goddard, will share the cutting edge technology in use to measure sea ice and monitor changes in the polar landscape.

Learn to unlock the history burried in ice cores with Dr. Peter Neff from ARCUS, and then use that same approach to explore the history of the Museum's columns.

Dive deeper beneath the surface with hands on activities and interactive programming designed to enrich your ICEBERGS experience. Build your own bergy bit with construction materials from the ice-inspired installation. Challenge family, friends, or yourself to an Instagram scavenger hunt or Glacial Exploration, a trivia search throughout our historic building. Visitors who complete our trivia challenge will be able to send a postcard to Antarctica, where an ARCUS researcher will mail it back to you in the fall.

Enjoy music from DJ DeRico, food for purchase from special guest Hank's Oyster Bar. Beer and wine also available for purchase with bar service provided by Geppetto Catering.


Hank’s Oyster Bar Wednesday Menu

Oysters On The Half Shell 
Crabcake Sandwich
Lobster Deviled Eggs
Watermelon Salad
Side Cherry Tomatoes w/Parsley Pistachio Pesto
Side Chips - Plain or Old Bay Chips

Cocktail Menu

The Italian Gentlemen - Gin, Aperol, Grapefruit, Mint
Honey Dew Me - Jasmine Infused Vodka, Honeydew Agua Fresca, Rhubarb


$10 Member Adult
$5 Member Youth, Student with ID, Senior

$16 Non-Member Adult
$13 Non-Member Youth, Student with ID, Senior

Your Late Night ticket purchase includes access to all current exhibitions. Both the exhibitions and the Museum's award-winning Shop are open for the duration of the Late Night.


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