Special Events

Special Events are designed to celebrate special astronomy related events. Some past events included the Transit of Venus 2012, Black Hole Bash 2013, Winter Solstice 2011, and Art in Space.


Astrophotography Show

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7 pm
Planetarium | FREE!

Astrophotography has inspired incredibly beautiful imagery from around the world. Amateur astronomers, researchers with the Hubble, and everyone in between can appreciate the stunning photos you can capture in the cosmos.


“The New Cosmos: Astronomy’s Big Discoveries” & “The Dark Side of Science: Total Eclipse”

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7 pm
Planetarium | FREE!

Join us for two special talks by editors of Astronomy Magazine. First will be “The New Cosmos: Astronomy’s Big Discoveries” followed by a talk specifically on solar eclipses titled, “The Dark Side of Science: Total Eclipse”. The 2017 Solar Eclipse is coming quite soon and this is a great opportunity to learn all about it!