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Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Cleveland's brainiest happy hour is back with a new season of science topics and local brews on tap! Join us on Wednesday, October 18 for «Life After Death: Museum Collections» featuring Sibling Revelry Brewery and CLE Urban Winery.
-Discover how the Museum prepares and preserves specimens for further scientific research
-Learn what scientists are able to ascertain about an individual's life and death based on how they were buried
-Transmit different wavelengths of visible light through human skulls to see what hidden features are revealed
-Investigate taphonomy — the study of what happens to an organism after its death until its discovery as a fossil
-Illuminate a variety of primate and mammal skulls with white light to compare/contrast osteological characteristics
-Use fossil evidence to investigate the lives and deaths of prehistoric creatures
-Talk to a taxidermist and learn about the art and science of taxidermy
-Design your own shabti — an ancient Egyptian funerary figurine that accompanied the deceased into the afterlife
Think & Drink with the Extinct is included with the cost of general admission. ($8/person after 5pm Wednesdays). Drink tickets can be purchased at either admissions counter upon entry to the event. ($5 beer/$6 wine/$2 soda).
Full event details: cmnh.org/calendar/think-drink
Series schedule: cmnh.org/thinkanddrink