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Current & Upcoming Events

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September-October 2018

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

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Bring your little ones to 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.

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything!

Have fun with chemistry at these 45-minute hands-on workshops for kids 6–12 and their accompanying adults. Join us in October for Hold Everything! Don't cry over spilled anything!  Join us while we explore some interesting absorbent materials. Experiment with some household products before exploring an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property. Each child also receives a...

International Moon Observation Day

Join us in in celebration of International Observe the Moon Night! During the day, we will have hands-on activities, a presentation of moon rock samples, and special planetarium shows that explore the scientific and cultural importance of our closest celestial neighbor. Catch showings of  Earth's Wild Ride at...

A Halloween Day at the Museum

What happens when you combine Harry Potter with astronomy and art in a historic train station turned museum? Join us to find out! Featuring special planetarium shows each hour, themed activities including Make Your Own Howler and Butterbeer tasting beginning at 2 PM, and a live presentation of The Astronomical World of Harry Potter at 5 PM, this is sure to be...

Hands-On Happenings: Pinwheels

Join us on the first Saturday of November to express your creativity and explore the many forces of nature at work in the current art exhibition. Visit us in the Main Gallery to make your own pinwheel among the ever-moving sculptures of Lin Emery. 

November First Sunday

Sometimes the best things in life are free. Make your family and your budget happy with a trip to the Art & Science Museum. Free admission, unlimited planetarium shows $6