All Upcoming Events

Friday, November 10–Saturday, November 11

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

Monday, November 13, 2017

After Hours Programs

Inspired by the bestselling book and classic film Powers of Ten, the award-winning astrobiologist Caleb Scharf leads an epic tour through all known scales of reality, from the largest possible magnitude to the smallest.

Friday, November 17–Saturday, November 18

After Hours Programs

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

After Hours Programs

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Voyager spacecraft, composer Gerald Cohen brings us Voyagers, a new musical piece for clarinet and string quartet.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

After Hours Programs

Earth is losing biological diversity at an unprecedented rate. Curator Joel Cracraft presents the evidence, drawing from his experiences in Earth’s tropical forests, and outlines the difficult challenges ahead.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Lectures and Talks

From gravitational raditation to X-ray binary star systems, Steven Gubser and Frans Pretorius use creative thought experiments to explain the fantastical properties of black holes, and how the same qualities that capture the public imagination inform today’s research.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

After Hours Programs

Prepare for your next journey around the Sun. Join Ted Williams and Irene Pease as they share the highlights of 2018, including celestial sights and constellations from January to December.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Special Events

Explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home.