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Events

Events

Date/TimeEvent
Stelliferous Live 06/26/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous Live

At The Bishop

Join us for our monthly live star talk, Stelliferous Live. Stelliferous Live takes place at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month in The Planetarium. We’ll take a tour of the upcoming month’s stars, planets and constellations, talk about current events in astronomy, and open the floor for an always-fun question and answer session. Stelliferous […]

Chasing the Moon 06/27/2019
6:30 pm
Chasing the Moon

At The Bishop

We’ve partnered with WEDU-PBS for a special showing of Robert Stone’s “Chasing the Moon.” This series re-imagines the race to the moon for a new generation. It recasts the Space Age as a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. The film features a diverse cast of characters […]

Summer Learning Day 2019 06/29/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Summer Learning Day 2019

At The Bishop

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature will help highlight local summer learning opportunities during a FREE Summer Learning Day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 29. This event, sponsored locally by Mosaic, is in support of a nationwide movement — National Summer Learning Week — aimed at keeping kids learning, healthy and […]

Lunch & Learn: National Geographic Photo Ark 07/10/2019
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: National Geographic Photo Ark

At The Bishop

During Lunch & Learn, you bring a bag lunch and we supply plenty of food for thought! Each program features a talk by our staff or a local expert focusing on things happening in The Bishop or a different aspect of the world. July 10: National Geographic Photo Ark — A Closer Look, with Tiffany […]

think + drink / science: To the Moon and Back – The Legacy of Apollo 11 07/10/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
think + drink / science: To the Moon and Back – The Legacy of Apollo 11

At The Bishop

Our monthly think + drink / science program transforms The Planetarium into a forum of discussion where you can grab a beer, glass of wine or a soft drink and learn about science in a relaxed, informal setting. The day’s expert gives a short presentation then opens the floor for questions and discussion. $5 for […]

KidSpace 07/13/2019
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

At The Bishop

We unleash the awesome power of The Planetarium during KidSpace, where kids can become scientific masters of the universe! Join us as we take off from the Earth’s surface and fly to places humans have never been: the Sun, planets, other moons in our solar system, newly discovered solar systems in our galaxy and beyond. […]

IQuest: Going with the Flow – The Science of Water 07/13/2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Going with the Flow – The Science of Water

At The Bishop

IQuest is a monthly program for smart, curious middle school students in grades 6 through 8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real world problems. July 13: Going with the Flow – The Science of Water. Why is water so special? How do […]

A Moon Spectacular For Members Only! 07/18/2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
A Moon Spectacular For Members Only!

At The Bishop

Eligible members of The Bishop’s Discovery Society are invited to join us on July 18 for a special evening celebrating the Apollo 11 mission that took man to the surface of the moon. The evening will include moon-themed light bites, moon-related activities for all ages, images from the mission and a special opportunity to use […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/20/2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/20/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/21/2019
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/23/2019
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/23/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/24/2019
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/24/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Stelliferous 07/24/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous

At The Bishop

The stars are the stars during this live guided tour of the upcoming month’s skies with a staff astronomer, who will talk about where our stars, planets and constellations are headed in our night skies. We’ll also share the most current events in the world of astronomy and open the floor for an always-fun question […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/25/2019
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/25/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/26/2019
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon 07/26/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon

Bishop Planetarium

On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Witness this incredible day presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control and […]

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