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UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium

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1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
414-229-4961 https://uwm.edu/planetarium/

Director: Jean Creighton
E-mail: jcreight@uwm.edu (Preferred)
Office: Physics Building 150
Fax: 414-229-5589 (Please include cover sheet, Attn: Jean Creighton)

General Mailing

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
Physics/Planetarium Building
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413

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UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
Physics/Planetarium Building
1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211


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UWM Physics/Planetarium
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Manfred Olson Planetarium

January 2020

Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

January 24 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

January 31 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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February 2020

Stars, Stories, & Rhythms of Africa: February 5, 2020 at 6 and 7 pm. FREE

Stars, Stories, & Rhythms of Africa

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month under the stars of the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. Groove to the beat of African drums as we explore African cultures from the continent’s expansive latitudes. This free, lively event features storytelling, music, and live dancers…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 7 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Stargazing

February 7 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on March 6, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on May 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Free

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…

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Solar System Expedition: February 9, 2020 at 2 pm. $6

Solar System Expedition

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Busy on weeknights or need something to do with the kids on the weekend? Our special matinee program takes audiences on an interactive tour of our cosmic neighborhood, the solar system. This…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 14 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 21 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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Scale of the Universe: Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 at 7 and 8:15 pm. $6

Scale of the Universe

February 28 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:15 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 10, 2020 at 8:15 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fridays, January 10 - February 28, 2020 @ 7 and 8:15 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 2 p.m. General Admission: $6        Buy Tickets Online! Become familiar with the structure and size of the enormous, expanding universe and…

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March 2020

Paradise at the Planetarium: March 6, 2020 at 7 pm and March 8, 2020 at 2 pm. FREE

Paradise at the Planetarium

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Escape the winter with a trip to paradise at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. Enjoy a simulated trip to the tropics to view vibrant island landscapes and the night sky as seen from countries close to the equator. This free…

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Stargazing

March 6 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on March 6, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on May 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Free

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…

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Cosmic Creatures: March 7, 2020 at 2 pm. $6

Cosmic Creatures

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Busy on weeknights or need something to do with the kids this weekend? Our special matinee program Cosmic Creatures takes younger audiences on a tour through some of our favorite animals in the sky. Learn about Leo the Lion and…

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Paradise at the Planetarium: March 6, 2020 at 7 pm and March 8, 2020 at 2 pm. FREE

Paradise at the Planetarium

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Escape the winter with a trip to paradise at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. Enjoy a simulated trip to the tropics to view vibrant island landscapes and the night sky as seen from countries close to the equator. This free…

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Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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April 2020

Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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Stargazing

April 3 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on March 6, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on May 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Free

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…

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Instrumental Ideas 3: Improvising with the Universe (featuring Tontine Ensemble)

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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$6
Tontine Ensemble

Explore the connections between celestial and musical cycles with a night of improvised music under the stars. UWM musicologist Tim Sterner Miller will discuss historical discourses surrounding instruments as scientific devices and instrumental performance as a parallel to scientific research,…

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Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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Space Highlights

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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$6

Busy on weeknights or need something to do with the kids this weekend? This special matinee program explores some favorite topics and current events in astronomy, including lunar exploration. This program is appropriate for all ages and includes an indoor…

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Constellations through the Seasons

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Free

Navigate the night sky with the Planetarium Club at UWM and become familiar with the celestial sphere and the stars visible from Earth. Learn how the sky changes through the seasons and see the motion of the 88 constellations including…

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Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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Music By the Light of the Stars

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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$6

Science and the arts meet in this collaborative event for an informative and entertaining journey through time and space. The UWM Collegium Musicum, directed by Tim Sterner Miller, will perform early music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance on period…

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May 2020

Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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Stargazing

May 1 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on March 6, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 9:30 pm

One event on May 1, 2020 at 9:30 pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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…

Find out more »
Under African Skies: Discover the cultures and stars from a different country each week!

Under African Skies

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Experience stars and stories under the night skies of the African Sahara, savanna, and tropics. The UWM Planetarium is partnering with UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies department, and the Black Cultural Center to host our spring cultural…

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