Join Charles Darwin on an adventurous voyage of exploration circumnavigating the World with the HMS Beagle, to the Galapagos islands where he got inspired for his later theory of transmutation by Natural Selection. In Victorian times many physical phenomena were already discovered and described ...
Thu, Aug 6 2015 6:00 PM — Thu, Aug 20 2015 7:00 PM
Join us to celebrate the skies of summer and the peak of the Perseids Meteor Shower. We’ll teach you how to view the Perseids, how to find your way around the summer skies and, if the weather is good, we’ll have telescopes set up for viewing. Learn to use a star finder and get introduced to ba...
Thursday, August 13 2015 8:00 PM — 10:00 PM
Take an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. In The Life of Trees a cheeky ladybug called Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. Taking the perspective of insects, the fu...
Sat, Jul 11 2015 2:30 PM — Sat, Aug 8 2015 3:30 PM
After decades of planning and a 9-year journey, the New Horizons spacecraft will reach Pluto on July 14, 2015, providing our first close-up view of the this “non-planet object” and its five moons.We'll explore some of the basic steps in the engineering design process needed to send spacecraft to ...
Thu, Jul 9 2015 6:00 PM — Thu, Jul 23 2015 7:00 PM
The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known.Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Me...
Thu, Apr 16 2015 6:00 PM — Thu, Jun 25 2015 7:00 PM
"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 feathers. They will take flight and discover the implications of continental drif...
Thu, Nov 6 2014 6:00 PM — Thu, Apr 2 2015 7:00 PM
Smith Middle School's own Steve Nystrup along with his son (and GHS graduate) Aaron will be performing live in the dome. The Steve Nystrup Trio has been performing the past several years in Glastonbury and is a regular at clubs and stages around the state. The band, consisting of Steve on guita...
Friday, February 20 2015 7:30 PM — 8:30 PM
From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights — be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of man’s first steps into space. Who were these men and women who took part in these deat...
Thu, Jan 8 2015 6:00 PM — Thu, Feb 19 2015 7:00 PM
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 centuries.
Fri, Jan 31 2014 7:30 PM — Fri, Jan 30 2015 8:30 PM
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 musical genres ranging in style from Jazz standards to Led Zeppelin, Elton Jo...
Thu, Nov 7 2013 7:30 PM — Fri, Nov 7 2014 8:30 PM