January 5, 2023

Discovery Place Science Brings a Reimagined Science on the Rocks back to Uptown Charlotte in January

CHARLOTTE, NC (January 5, 2023) – Discovery Place Science will welcome 2023 with a reimagining of the fan-favorite series Science on the Rocks. First introduced in 2014, the popular adult programming series has won Charlotte Magazine’s Best of the Best Award and welcomed thousands of guests since its inception.

“One of the questions we hear from our community more than any other is ‘When are you bringing back Science on the Rocks?’ and I’m happy to share that the wait is almost over,” said Catherine Wilson Horne, President & CEO of Discovery Place. “Discovery Place is committed to inspiring lifelong learning and engagement opportunities for all, and we are thrilled to reintroduce Science on the Rocks in 2023.”

The popular evening series has been reinvented and returns to Discovery Place Science for the first time since the pandemic on Friday, January 27. Adults won’t want to miss this chance to experience the Museum after hours in a kids-free environment. Details below.

Date: Friday, January 27
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Discovery Place Science
Tickets: Available for purchase at discoveryplace.org
Price: $22 General Admission | $18 Members

Event details: Exclusive early access to the featured exhibition Top Secret: License to Spy prior to its public opening Saturday, plus music, cash bar and engaging experiences including live science shows and hands-on science lab activities.

Guests must be 21 or older to attend Science on the Rocks. Photo IDs are required at the door.

About Discovery Place Science
Discovery Place Science is the leading hub for science learning in the Carolinas—dedicated to the exchange of ideas, scientific exploration and creative expression to stimulate innovative problem-solving and learning. The Museum brings relevant, contemporary science to life through groundbreaking exhibitions, interactive educational programming and hands-on activities. Located in Uptown Charlotte at 301 N. Tryon Street, convenient parking is available in the Museum’s parking deck—the Carol Grotnes Belk Complex—at the corner of Sixth and Church streets. For more information about Discovery Place Science, call 704-372-6261, visit discoveryplace.org, or connect with Discovery Place Science on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.