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Current & Upcoming Events

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

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10 AM! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive presentation, then sit back for a featured show for all ages. Included in general admission (free for members); admission price paid at the door.

Read and Create!

Join us on Saturday, December 16th, at 11:15 AM for our Read and Create program! Children ages 3-8 and their accompanying adults are invited to join us for our new program in the Republic Finance Gallery. We will be readying Lucy's Picture by Nicola Moon, followed by a collage-inspired art activity! This program is included with museum admission...

James Hood’s Beautifica

BEAUTIFICA is coming to the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium! From the same team who brought you James Hood's Mesmerica, Beautifica is a 360 journey through worlds real and imagined, from mindblowing particle fields to unashamedly euphoric fantastic environments almost impossible to describe. The brainchild of visionary composer James Hood working with some of the finest immersive animators on the...