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Thinkery21: Murder in the Museum

October 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

At Thinkery21 grown ups can enjoy an evening at the Thinkery on their own. At Thinkery21 we close the museum to kids and let adults, ages 21 and up, eat, drink and mingle while experiencing innovative science and art.

Who killed one of the Thinkery’s staff members? Try to solve the case using crime scene investigation techniques!

The evening’s line up includes:

Who killed Susan O. Luck, the Thinkery’s Exhibit Tech? – Join UT’s Council of Graduate Chemists, UT’s Geological Sciences Graduate Students, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Thinkery as you sift through evidence from the crime scene to determine who murdered one of our staff members. You’ll use techniques for fingerprinting, blood analysis, sand grain analysis, chromatography, fiber analysis, interrogation and more to solve the crime.

The guilty party will be revealed on social media and our website on Friday, October 30. One detective who correctly solves the case will be chosen at random to win two free tickets to the next Thinkery21 in 2016.

Plus, other activities including:

Dearly Deceased – Using vintage typewriters, the talented bards of Typewriter Rodeo will churn out an eerie epitaph, spooky sonnet or heinous haiku in mere minutes – proving that poetry is not dead.

Gory Makeovers – You’ll be looking crime scene fabulous after the students from Paul Mitchell The School Austin get their hands on you.

Backseat Blues – Have you ever sat in the back of a police cruiser? You don’t have to answer that, but you can check out the luxurious accommodations of an Austin Police Department cruiser.

Blood Spatter Art – Forensic scientist study the trajectory of blood to get clues about crimes. Join Smudge Studios in making macabre masterpieces.

Dub Academy – Spinning tunes all night.

And, much more…

Delicious local food for purchase:
Whole Foods Food Truck – Natural and organic morsels.


October 29, 2015
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm




1830 Simond Ave
Austin, TX 78723 United States

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