Friday Night Shows

Under African Skies

Due to COVID-19, we are closed for in-person public events; see our calendar for upcoming virtual events. We are also accepting private reservations.

Under African Skies

Fridays, November 6, 13, 20, December 4, 11 @ 7 p.m.

Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives across the expansive African continent. Each Friday features a different guest speaker and country! Cosponsored by UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Student Cultural Center.

Registration is required for this virtual event. The YouTube link to join the event is in the email confirmation you receive when you register.

Schedule

November 6: Uganda (Jackline Kirungi)

November 13: Malawi (Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu)

November 20: Algeria (Mohamed Maache)

December 4: Egypt (Tarek M. Elgammal)

December 11: Kenya (Wilkistar Otieno)


Northern Lights December 18th 2020Northern Lights

Friday, December 18 @ 7 p.m.

Enjoy the radiance of the night sky and colorful displays of dancing lights as Planetarium Director Jean Creighton gives a behind-the-scenes tour of the science behind one of nature’s most remarkable light shows.

Registration is required for this virtual event. The YouTube link to join the event is in the email confirmation you receive when you register.