Life of a Star

Ten years after Director Jean Creighton started her first show at the planetarium with Life of Stars, she brought it full circle with of Life of a Star. Both shows went over the beginning to the end of a star’s … Continue Reading »

Cupid’s Constellation

This year marked the second anniversary of our Cupid’s Constellation show with the debut performance of planetarium staff member Madeline Jordan. As couples seated in the planetarium they were welcomed with a special preview of Uniview from Sam Gallagher before … Continue Reading »

A Celebration of African Culture

The pounding of drums and dancing flowed its way through the planetarium during our Celebration of African Culture event last Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the UW-Milwaukee Sociocultural Programming, Department of Africology, African Student Association, Africology Now, and UWM Black Cultural Center, took everyone on a tour of the sights, sounds and even stars of Africa.… Continue Reading »

10 Years of Stars and Stories

Director Jean Creighton celebrated her 10th anniversary at the planetarium by honoring her staff and supporters of the planetarium at a special private event on January 21, 2016. This past Saturday, Director Creighton welcomed current and past employees and friends … Continue Reading »

Planetarium Break

The planetarium will continue to stay closed until Friday, January 13 2017 when our Life of a Star series starts at 7 p.m. We hope you everyone enjoyed their holidays and will have a happy New Year. We’ll see you … Continue Reading »

Holiday Sing-Along

The last show of our Music Under the Stars series ended with our Holiday Sing-Along on December, 11 2016. With five inches of snow on the ground 28 people came to sing some of their renaissance favorites with Tim Stern-Miller … Continue Reading »