Editors' pick

125 Years of Exploration

DJ night
Please note: This event has already occurred.
After-hours museum events with the Brightest Young Things posse can seem like they're about DJs, music and booze than the actual exhibits, but this week's soiree at National Geographic strikes us as slightly different. Yes, you'll still get New York electro DJs the Knocks; the trio of DJs behind Liv's retro '80s funk-and-hip-hop party Axel F (including our own Rhome Anderson); storytellers, comics, and blues guitarist Johnny Grave. But since it's National Geographic, you'll also get interactive robotics demonstrations, talks by scientists and marine biologists, a chance to watch wildlife specials in 3-D, and access to the exhibits on pirates and National Geographic photographers. Drinks include a selection of "punches from around the world," while food trucks serve up late-night snacks. Tickets are $20 until Wednesday and $25 after. Word of warning: The last National Geographic late-night event sold out.