Friday Night Shows

Under African Skies: March 27-May 8, 2020. Fridays at 2:00 pm. $6

Fridays, March 27 – May 8, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.

Due to the present COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, this event series has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule for later in the year.

Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. Share cultural perspectives of the stars across the expansive African continent. Cosponsored by UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Student Cultural Center. Shows are offered at 7:00 every Friday night from March 27 – May 8, 2020, with a different guest speaker each night highlighting a different country. Tickets are $6 general admission and $5 for UWM students.

Buying tickets online is strongly recommended. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. If a show has not sold out, you may buy tickets with cash or credit card in the lobby outside of the Planetarium starting 30 minutes before the show begins.

Doors close 5 minutes after the show begins. No late admissions. If you purchase tickets online, plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show starts to check in at the ticket table with your last name. No-shows risk having their seats sold at the program start time.

We are located in the Physics Building at 1900 E Kenwood Blvd on the UW-Milwaukee campus. See Directions and Parking for more information.

Please note that planetarium shows require complete darkness and are not intended for children under 4.