Calendar


Flight Adventures

  • April 7, 2018 - April 28, 2018
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly. Learn about the history and future of flight and how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators — like you! Produced by the Indianapolis Children’s Museum.
Planetarium

Larry Cat in Space

  • May 5, 2018 - June 30, 2018
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Follow the adventures of Larry Cat as he sneaks into a spacecraft to follow his human to a moon base. Learn about the moon — or, as cats call it, the “meeoon!” This show was created by Loch Ness Productions.
Planetarium

The Little Star That Could

  • June 1, 2018 - June 29, 2018
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Follow the story of Little Star, an average yellow star searching for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way he meets other stars, learns what makes each one special, and discovers that stars combine to make star clusters and galaxies. After Little Star finds his planets, each is introduced with basic information about the solar system. Produced by AVI, the Saint Louis Science Center, and the BCC Planetarium.
Planetarium

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

  • June 5, 2018 - June 26, 2018
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and vivid imaginations, two children go on a magical journey through the Solar System, landing on Venus, flying through the rings of Saturn, and more. Produced by Clark Planetarium and distributed by Sky-Skan.
Planetarium

Magic Tree House

  • June 6, 2018 - June 27, 2018
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Visit the Magic Tree House and follow Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Produced by the UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.
Planetarium

Flight Adventures

  • June 7, 2018 - June 28, 2018
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly. Learn about the history and future of flight and how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators — like you! Produced by the Indianapolis Children’s Museum.
Planetarium

Gravity of Jupiter

  • April 7, 2018 - May 27, 2018
  • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Learn how NASA’s Juno mission measures the gravity of Jupiter, and why that holds the key to unlocking the origins of the Solar System.
Planetarium

Two Small Pieces of Glass

  • June 2, 2018 - June 30, 2018
  • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join two kids going to a star party where they meet the astronomy lady, who tells them all about telescopes and what astronomers find with them. Discover the amazing world of telescopes and the universe!
Planetarium

The Sky Tonight

  • April 7, 2018 - June 30, 2018
  • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
This live presentation introduces visitors to evening constellations, bright stars, and planets.
Planetarium

The Modern Universe

  • April 8, 2018 - June 24, 2018
  • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Different every time, this live program is about our modern understanding of space and the universe. Questions welcomed! The sun? Saturn? Exoplanets? Galaxies? What would you like to learn today?
Planetarium

The Sky Tonight

  • April 3, 2018 - June 29, 2018
  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
This live presentation introduces visitors to evening constellations, bright stars, and planets.
Planetarium

The First Stargazers

  • April 7, 2018 - April 29, 2018
  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Journey back in time to explore how the ancients experienced the sky, guided by a friendly time traveler who has visited Earth many times before. Witness an early stargazer making a Moon calendar out of animal bone 30,000 years ago. Discover the sky alignments of the pyramids of Giza, the Parthenon, the Alexandria Library, Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple, and be inspired by the early stargazers. Produced by the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Planetarium

We Are Astronomers

  • May 5, 2018 - June 30, 2018
  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Today’s astronomers are not the lone observers of past centuries. Discover the global collaboration, technology from telescopes to the Large Hadron Collider, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe.
Planetarium