Doors open at 5:30 pm; $10 ($5 NYSCI members)
Upper level of Rotunda and Auditorium
End your week and celebrate animation with NYSCI. The night will include the premiere of a new stop animation about about British naturalist and explorer, Alfred Russel Wallace, a tour of cartoon history, and hands-on animation-related activities such as DIY thaumatropes and film projection demos.
The screening will begin with The Animated Life of A.R. Wallace, by Flora Lichtman and Sharon Shattuck, followed by a program curated by Tom Slathes, featuring Popeye, Betty Boop, Felix the Cat and others.
Light movie refreshments will be served. Enjoy extended museum hours, until 8 pm.