Fun Museum programs for adults 21 and up!

Experience the wonders of a Museum after-hours! MOSH After Dark presents the latest topics in science, history and art with hands-on workshops and programming that includes enlightening conversations, Museum exploration, food and drinks.

The program series is produced by The Elements of MOSH, a dynamic network of young supporters who advocate for the Museum and all that it has to offer through networking and community engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: Upon visiting the Museum, you will see changes and new safety protocols. These changes and protocols are in line with guidelines and requirements set by government and public health agencies. These changes include but are not limited to:

  • Please maintain social distancing.
  • All guests are required to wear masks when visiting the Museum. If you do not have a mask, you can purchase a single-use mask for $1 at the Museum Front Desk.
  • To find out more about the Museum’s reopening policies, please check out our Visitor Information Page.

Upcoming 2021 MOSH After Dark Programs

January 21 | 6 - 9 P.M.
Sensory Lab with Bacardi

Ever wish you could have a do-over on your science fair project? You’re invited to enter a world of discovery. Come run away with us and join the Bacardi Sensory Lab for a tasting room experience on the MOSH Rooftop! The Bacardi Team will be your guide as you experiment with spirits to test hypotheses and explore how and why cocktails appeal to our senses. Walk away with newfound knowledge to help you create the perfect cocktail!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

$48 for Members | $60 for Non-members

Admission includes 2 complimentary drinks and light refreshments.

This event is 21+.


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February 25 | 6 - 8 P.M.
Made in Space - Future of Traveling to Infinity and Beyond!

It’s a new era for space flight, but how far are we really from making space a new home? Made In Space, a leading space manufacturing company based in Jacksonville, will show you the way! Made In Space is pioneering in-space manufacturing technologies with the use of their space-optimized tools and materials, robotic assembly, and multiple manufacturing capabilities to build structures in microgravity. Learn from the local experts about the innovative technology that will change the game for the future of space travel.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

$24 for Members | $30 for Non-members

Admission includes 2 complimentary drinks and light refreshments.

This event is 21+.


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March 25 | 6 - 8 P.M.
Candy Engineering with Sweet Pete’s Candy

How does a candy maker get the perfect swirl of colors in every lollipop? See up close the techniques in creating old-fashioned candy with Sweet Pete’s Candy! Guests will have the opportunity to spin and pull a lollipop or two to take home. End the night walking down memory lane in MOSH’s traveling exhibition, Toytopia, and see if you can spot a favorite childhood toy.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

$24 for Members | $30 for Non-members

Admission includes 2 complimentary drinks and light refreshments.

This event is 21+.


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April 22 | 6 - 8 P.M.
Kava Kava! with Wildcrafters

What exactly is kava? Explore the origins of this unique beverage and its variety of uses with Wildcrafters, Jacksonville’s only tea, kava and booze free bar! Join Wildcrafters owner, Yhang Quintero in exploring all the elements of kava from plant to cup. Learn to craft the perfect kava cocktail that fits your taste buds to the tea!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

$24 for Members | $30 for Non-members

Admission includes 2 complimentary drinks and light refreshments.

This event is 21+.


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May 27 | 6 - 8 P.M.
Tip-Sea Turtles - Painting Workshop

Dive into the deep blue shades of the sea and the marine life that inhabits it in a step-by-step painting workshop perfect for beginners or advanced swimmers. Find inspiration for your very own underwater canvas on an exclusive guided-tour of our core exhibit, Atlantic Tails. It’s going to be turtle-y awesome!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

$24 for Members | $30 for Non-members

Admission includes 2 complimentary drinks and light refreshments.

This event is 21+.

Past 2020 MOSH After Dark Programs

October 22 | 7 - 9 P.M.
Infused Spirits with CAMP Craft Cocktails

Master the fundamentals of mixing drinks for any occasion with CAMP Craft Cocktails. Touch, smell and taste a variety of dried botanical ingredients used in creating well-rounded cocktails. Discover the tricks of the trade for infusing your favorite drinks all with the convenience of a recipe in a jar. Guests will leave with their own CAMP Craft Cocktail kit to try a concoction at home.


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November 19 | 7 - 9 P.M.
American Whiskey 101 with Burlock and Barrel

Burlock and Barrel, Jacksonville’s newest distillery on the block, was inspired by the Bold City’s connection to the Prohibition era and a love for American whiskey!

Join the distillers and owners of Burlock and Barrel in exploring their style of American whiskey and why it’s so unique to this region. Guests will get an inside scoop on what makes each of their hand-crafted spirits different, from ingredients to production, with a whiskey tasting to top it all off. Finish the evening by roaming the Museum after hours.


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