Movie + Exhibit in an Exclusive After Hours Event for All Ages

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Franklin Theater

  • Families
  • Adults
  • Evening
  • Members

Experience Game Masters: The Exhibition followed by a special documentary screening of Atari: Game Over, with special guest archaeogamer Andrew Reinhard.

Atari: Game Over chronicles the 2014 excavation of landfill site in New Mexico, where hundreds of thousands of E.T. video game cartridges were buried. Watch the original documentary Atari: Game Over, with an introduction and Q&A with archaeogamer Andrew Reinhard, who excavated the game cartridges. What was found? Is this really archaeology? Led by The Franklin Institute’s environmental scientist Rachel Valletta.

Evening Schedule:

  • 6:00 pm Game Masters: The Exhibition and Franklin Foodworks Express open for beer, wine, snacks
  • 7:30 pm Doors to Franklin Theater (Floor 1) open for the screening of Atari: Game Over
  • 8:00 pm Game Masters closes and Atari: Game Over begins in Franklin Theater (Movie run time: 90 minutes) followed by a moderated Q&A
  • 10:00 pm Franklin Foodworks Express closes and event concludes

Please note: food and drink are not allowed in the Game Masters exhibit but they are allowed in Franklin Theater for the documentary.

Ticket Prices:

Event is Free with the Purchase of a Game Masters Ticket