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Current & Upcoming Events

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May-June 2019

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*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Come gather around our “camp fire” and learn about stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky. After this educator-led, interactive sky presentation, sit back and enjoy a featured planetarium show. Family Hour is open to all ages. 

BASF Kids’ Lab: A Hair-Raising Experiment

Explore the chemistry of a product that helps keep you looking your best. Together, we will observe and compare some interesting properties of matter, such as viscosity. For the grand finale, create and bottle your very own hair gel that is yours to keep! BASF Kids’ Lab workshops are available to children ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults. Register...

Engineer It 2019

Discover how today's engineers are inspiring the world at this interactive experience for all ages. Participate in hands-on engineering challenges in the Museum’s atrium facilitated by local engineers from the American Society of Civil Engineers. 

Creation Station Wednesdays

Enjoy hands-on arts and crafts for all ages in Discovery Depot’s Creation Station every Wednesday in July and August!

July First Sunday

Spend some time with your friends or family this first Sunday at the Art & Science Museum. Free admission to the galleries, $6 reduced admission to planetarium shows, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities make this a fun and unique day out for all ages.

Art After Hours: Astral Visions

Travel through the Milky Way, learn about astrophotography with artist Connor Matherne, and view Astral Visions in the Universe Gallery! Fly through the nighttime sky depicted in the photographs in our planetarium and ask Matherne questions with help from our OmniGlobe. Admission includes wine and hors d’ oeuvres. Free for members; $10 for non-members. Image: The Wizard Casting Spells...

One Giant Leap for Mankind

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing with hands-on activities from 10 AM to 2 PM and special planetarium shows from 10 AM to 5 PM, including the recently-released Apollo 11: First Steps Edition. Also, check out a display on the moon landing in Science Station and authentic lunar samples in our atrium! Image: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the deployed United States...

Shark Week Celebration

Celebrate the end of Shark Week with our favorite ocean-themed planetarium shows and movies!