Loading Events


OtterBox Digital Dome Theater

The OtterBox Digital Dome Theater illuminates the universe with stunning clarity and brilliance. Journey through the nearly inexhaustible supply of stars adorning the night sky and uncover the most mysterious and beautiful sights in the solar system. Also featuring a number of fulldome films, the Digital Dome Theater will display breathtaking presentations on its gigantic 35-foot diameter dome screen. Adventurers of all ages can journey to the beginnings of life and travel the cosmos without leaving their seats!

Want your group to experience the Digital Dome Theater? Simply click here to schedule a group visit!


Films

View Full Calendar
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events List Navigation

June 2018
Theater, Science, All Ages

June 20

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

From Earth to the Universe

Take a journey of discovery that’s as big as the universe itself! From humanity’s earliest notions of the cosmos to the view from today’s grandest telescopes, we continue to wonder and learn about our place in this awesome vastness. You’ll never look at the night sky the same way again after traveling From Earth to the Universe!

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, Kids

June 21

10:15 am - 10:45 am
$4 - $5

Storytime in the Dome: The Curious Little Snail

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome as we discover the secret world of snails! Meet Serena the snail and join her on an adventure for answers to some of life’s big questions! After the story, join us in The Museum Store for a meet and greet with local children’s book author and illustrator, Ashley Young!

$5 per child / $4 for members – caregivers are free

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

June 21

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$5 - $7

Explore

Have you ever wondered how spacecraft navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, an odyssey to the planet Mars through the lens of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

June 21

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$5 - $7

Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

June 21

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

June 21

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

Seven Wonders

Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they have not been seen for thousands of years. Travel to Egypt to visit the Lighthouse of Alexandria and the Great Pyramids, to Persia to see the original Mausoleum, to Babylon to explore the fabled Hanging Gardens, to Greece to tour the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, and to Rhodes to stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus. We will investigate the theories of how these wonders were created and get a glimpse of some of the universe’s greatest wonders.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

June 21

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

Phantom of the Universe

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment in South Dakota, Phantom of the Universe will immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Teens, Adults

June 21

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$8 - $10

Discovery After Dark: Magic Lantern

Magic Lantern, featuring Peter Sommer (presented by Hyperprism Music), is an evening of live electroacoustic music by Colorado composers that celebrates the silent film era. Works inspired by such classics as “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” and “A Trip to the Moon” along with other works inspired by imagery both real and artificial. Renowned jazz saxophonist Peter Sommer will join the Hyperprism Chamber Ensemble in an exciting blend of movies, music and electronic soundscapes.

 

Presented in partnership with:

Theater, Science, Kids

June 22

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$5 - $7

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

June 22

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

+ Export Events