Science on Tap

Georgia Aquarium’s next adults-only science lecture series, Science on Tap, will be Tuesday, May 22nd with Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, leading international expert in weather and climate.

Following Dr. Shepherd’s talk, there will be time for Q & A, and plenty of time for food and drinks throughout the evening. Come mingle, share some libations, and learn!

This event is $10.00 and does not include General Admission. The full cost of your ticket goes directly to supporting Georgia Aquarium’s Research and Conservation initiatives. Space is very limited. Please reserve your seats ASAP to secure your entrance into this exclusive lecture series.

Date and Time:

  • May, 22nd 6:00pm – 9:00pm


  • Georgia Aquarium's 4D Theater

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd is the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Georgia (UGA). He serves as Director of UGA’s Atmospheric Sciences Program and Full Professor in the Department of Geography where he is Associate Department Head. Dr. Shepherd is also the host of The Weather Channel’s Award-Winning Sunday talk show Weather Geeks, a pioneering Sunday talk show on national television dedicated to science and a contributor to Forbes Magazine. Come listen to Dr. Shepherd speak about climate change, extreme weather and the importance of conservation over drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

See Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd’s full bio here.

Please Note:

  • Entrance for Science on Tap will be through the Education Entrance of Georgia Aquarium, located on Baker Street, and adjacent to the main entrance
  • Doors open at 6:00 pm
  • This is not a ticketed event. Guests with reservation simply need to provide their name at registration
  • Guests will enjoy an open bar (beer and wine provided) and appetizers in the lobby of Georgia Aquarium’s 4D Theater
  • The presentation begins at 7:00 pm on the stage of the 4D Theater, with the talk concluding around 8:00 pm
  • Last call at the bar will be at 8:40 pm
  • Guests must be 21 or older and may be required to show ID at bars for alcoholic beverages


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