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GEHMS Planetarium

Supervolcanoes

Glastonbury, CT
Supervolcanoes is an immersive planetarium show that looks back at rare classes of eruptions that have marshaled the energy that lurks, like a sleeping dragon, beneath the surface of planet Earth. The program moves beyond ... read more

Renaissance to Rock

Glastonbury, CT
Local musician Jamie Sherwood will to you on a tour of the historical development of music from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century as the universe evolved.  Come hear the music and witness the skies from the past 6 c... read more

Back to the Moon for Good

Glastonbury, CT
In case you haven’t heard, the Moon is trending again… and in a big way. Like in the glory days of the 1960s and 1970s, our big white space neighbor is enjoying the attention of lunar explorers. Only this time, they’re goi... read more

The Rocking Jazz Sounds of Greg Colossale

Glastonbury, CT
Local musician, Greg Colossale will be playing under the stars at the Hammond Organ accompanied by Drums and Sax. The rocking jazz sound is unique to the Hammond,  along with Greg's soulful vocals, the band will leave you ... read more
Running from Fri, Dec 6 2013 7:30 PM Fri, Oct 17 2014 8:30 PM
Friday, October 17 2014 7:30 PM 8:30 PM
Fri, Oct 17 2014 7:30 PM 8:30 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk

Glastonbury, CT
"Dinosaurs at Dusk," produced by Mirage3D, takes audiences back in time to explore the origins of flight. Audiences will meet the remarkable flying reptiles called pterosaurs and wonder at amazing dinosaurs that had feathe... read more

Music Series - Janine DiNatale & Paul DeMaio

Glastonbury, CT
Glastonbury residents Janine DiNatale and Paul DeMaio will bring their jazz and acoustical styles to the planetarium for a concert under the dome. Join them for a "universe themed concert" that will include a variety of mu... read more
Running from Thu, Nov 7 2013 7:30 PM Fri, Nov 7 2014 8:30 PM
Friday, November 7 2014 7:30 PM 8:30 PM
Fri, Nov 7 2014 7:30 PM 8:30 PM
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Past Events

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

Glastonbury, CT
Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s great life support system: the global climate. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, this cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking s...
Thu, Aug 7 2014 6:00 PM Thu, Aug 21 2014 7:00 PM

Oasis in Space

Oasis in Space

Glastonbury, CT
Oasis in Space transports you on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy and solar system in search of liquid water - a key ingredient for life on Earth.  Come see this show as well as a live night sky demonstration in the dome.
Thu, Jul 10 2014 6:00 PM Thu, Jul 24 2014 7:00 PM

Black Holes: Beyond Infinity

Black Holes: Beyond Infinity

Glastonbury, CT
Immerse yourself in the formation of the early universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy.  Narrated by Academy-Award nominated actor Liam Neeson, this cutting-edge product...
Thu, Feb 6 2014 6:00 PM Thu, Mar 27 2014 7:00 PM

Season of Light

Season of Light

Glastonbury, CT
Trace the history and development of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season.
Mon, Dec 2 2013 5:30 PM Thu, Dec 19 2013 8:00 PM

IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

Glastonbury, CT
Join scientists who are investigating the boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our galaxy in IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System. IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System follows the creation of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX). Get an in-depth look at the ...
Thu, Nov 7 2013 5:30 PM Thu, Nov 21 2013 8:00 PM

Lecture Series - Things That Go Bump in the Night (or Day): Meteorites, Comets, and Asteroids

Lecture Series - Things That Go Bump in the Night (or Day): Meteorites, Comets, and Asteroids

Glastonbury, CT
In the recent past we've seen a fireball explode over a Russian city, meteorites fall in Connecticut, and NASA scientists announce record close approaches of asteroids to our planet. Should we be worried that humankind will go the way of the dinosaurs, thanks to an errant hunk of space junk slamm...
Tuesday, November 19 2013 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Glastonbury, CT
While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope a...
Thu, Oct 10 2013 5:30 PM Thu, Oct 24 2013 8:00 PM

Music Series - Steve Nystrup Trio

Music Series - Steve Nystrup Trio

Glastonbury, CT
The Steve Nystrup Trio has been performing the past several years in Glastonbury at 2 Hopewell and is a regular at clubs and stages around the state. The band, consisting of Steve on guitar and vocals, Maureen Wasik on vocals, and Aaron Nystrup on Bass Guitar, bring familiar songs, blues, pop, ac...
Friday, October 18 2013 7:30 PM 8:30 PM

Lecture Series - The Discovery of Planets; Coincidence or Pattern?

Lecture Series - The Discovery of Planets; Coincidence or Pattern?

Glastonbury, CT
This engaging presentation explores some tantalizing coincidences and provides the historical perspective to put the audience in the shoes of early astronomers in their quest to discover new planets in the Solar System.  Bode’s Rule reveals an interesting pattern regarding planetary orbits, but i...
Thursday, September 26 2013 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Flight Adventures

Flight Adventures

Glastonbury, CT
Discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly.  Learn about the history and future of flight and how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators—like ...
Thursday, September 19 2013 5:30 PM 8:00 PM
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