Cocktails with the Creators

Cocktails with the Creators featuring Nolan Bushnell
Thursday, June 3
6 to 7 p.m. EST
From the comfort of your own home— via Zoom

In this episode of *Cocktails with the Creators, you’ll meet Nolan Bushnell co-founder of Atari, Inc. and Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Time Theater. You’ll hear firsthand how Nolan helped launch the video game industry, how Atari spurred the craze for arcade gaming and brought consoles into millions of homes, and the many ways he has shaped our entertainment experiences and continues to influence the video game industry and tech world today.Nolan Bushnell

Attendance is limited. The Cocktails with the Creators series is a "donate what you can" online experience that supports the museum’s educational mission and programming. The suggested minimum donation is $25 per screen/login code. Additional donations are gratefully welcomed.

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*Cocktails with the Creators is a live, interactive, online Zoom series featuring the most influential and creative innovators in the video game and toy industries … and cocktails!

Each episode is co-hosted by The Strong’s play and history experts who guide the conversation and highlight rarely seen artifacts from deep within The Strong’s storage facility—where we house the world’s largest collection of toys, video games, and related archival materials. And of course, each episode is paired with a suggested cocktail you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

Archived Episodes of Cocktails with the Creators

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