(VIRTUAL) Shooting Stars and Meteor Showers 

Many know shooting stars for the striking trails of light they give off, but their name is misleading since they are neither shooting nor stars. These light trails, also known as meteors, are fragments of either comets or asteroids. Find... Read more

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Stars ‘n’ S’mores

Join the UWM Planetarium for our popular outdoor event, Stars & S’mores! Enjoy eating delicious s’mores and relax outside while gazing at summer constellations through our telescopes. S’mores kits are free (one per person while supplies last). This event is... Read more

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Stars ‘n’ S’mores

Join the UWM Planetarium for our popular outdoor event, Stars & S’mores! Enjoy eating delicious s’mores and relax outside while gazing at summer constellations through our telescopes. S’mores kits are free (one per person while supplies last). This event is... Read more

Free

Outdoor Movie – Hidden Figures

Join the space race! Compete in the Pounce Panther helicopter challenge and enjoy a free movie screening of Hidden Figures. The movie starts at 8:00 p.m. in the Pangea Hall courtyard. Bring a blanket or a chair. For more information, please email planetarium@uwm.edu.   This event is cosponsored by the UWM Planetarium, Multicultural Network, Student Involvement, and the... Read more

Free

Doors Open

Join us for Doors Open Milwaukee! We will offer free 20-minute-long stargazing shows inside the planetarium every 45 minutes. Shows will be at 10:15 am, 11 am, 11:45 am, 12:30 pm, 1:15 pm, 2 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:15 pm.  For questions, please email planetarium@uwm.edu.  Please note that masks... Read more

Free

Salsa Dancing Under the Stars

Put your dancing shoes on and join us for a night of dancing and stars. Enjoy a demonstration by Salsa Organica followed by salsa lessons from UWM dance instructor Krislyn World in the courtyard outside of the Physics building. When... Read more

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Rooftop Stargazing

Join us on the Skydeck at the UWM Physics building for free public stargazing. Gaze through telescopes at the night sky and view the Moon, planets, star clusters, and other astronomical objects! The Skydeck is located on the 5th floor... Read more

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(Virtual) Culturas Celestiales

Culturas Celestiales (Virtual) Fridays, October 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2021 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. CT Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives throughout Latin America. Each Friday features a different guest speaker who will talk about a region dear to... Read more

Free

Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky

Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky Monday, October 11, 2021 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a live presentation featuring the languages, star connections, traditional music, and cultural images of six Wisconsin Nations: Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Ojibwe, Oneida,... Read more