Get Lit: The Final Frontier
Greetings Earthlings. We’re celebrating the wide world of science fiction at Get Lit: The Final Frontier. Win out of this world prizes by playing Space Bingo and dress up as your favorite sci-fi character in a costume contest. The Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation Association will also be on hand displaying some of their favorite film props and relics. Plus, bring comic books to swap with fellow earthlings and aliens alike. In addition to beer and wine, get transported to another dimension with our signature cocktail based on Frank Herbert’s Dune. If you like the books, films, television, and music of sci-fi…get your spaceships ready!
Get Lit is your new way to enjoy evenings in the Loop: Meet your friends and fellow book nerds for an early-evening treat. On the second Tuesday of every month, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, the AWM serves up drinks, music, special tours and fun activities to get you lit!
Get Lit events are $15 for AWM members and $25 for non-members. Buy your tickets today! A limited number of tickets are available at the door. AWM members, use the access code that has been emailed to you to reveal the member ticket price. Tickets include admission to the museum and drink tickets for two complimentary beverages. Additional drink tickets are available for purchase. Guests must be 21+ to attend Get Lit and show a valid ID at the door.
Funds raised at this event will go towards the AWM’s Write In Youth Education Program that serves middle and high school students from under-resourced schools.
The Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation Association (The HSPPA) is a not-for-profit traveling museum of screen-used and production-made props, costumes, and film relics that focus on the Horror & Science Fiction genres. The HSPPA champions the collection and preservation of some of the most incredible screen-used props in filmic history, bringing them out from behind closed doors for the fans to experience up close; promoting prop conservation so these artifacts can be enjoyed for generations to come.
Founded by James Azrael in 2015 in Chicagoland, The HSPPA has done well over 100 exhibits from Phoenix, AZ to Atlantic City, NJ; appeared on numerous news program segments including WGN-Chicago and Fox5- Las Vegas as well as Season 2 of Me-TV’s “Collector’s Call”; James has additionally released three books titled: “The HSPPA: Volumes 1 – 3”, detailing hundreds of props/wardrobes from the exhibits along with personal stories and anecdotes from the HSPPA Curators, Collectors, and even some of the actors and SP/MUFX artists from the films!