Events for March 1, 2019
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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!
Experience the Aurora
Over seven months in the Arctic Circle, our crews captured timelapse images of the Aurora Borealis with high resolution digital SLR cameras outfitted with fisheye lenses. The results are spectacular. For the first time the aurora has been captured as it was meant to be experienced, as a display that covers the entire sky. This immersive show shares the science behind the aurora and tells the story of our quest to find and photograph the aurora for wraparound display in full-dome theaters.
Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer!
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!
Life: A Cosmic Story
How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time. Witness key events since the Big Bang that set the stage for life. See the first stars ignite, galaxies coalesce and entire worlds take shape. On a young Earth, two scenarios for the dawn of life are presented – one near a turbulent, deep-sea, hydro-thermal vent, and the other in a primordial hot puddle on a volcanic island.
Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!
Dome Art Night: SAMSKARA
In conjunction with First Friday Art Walk, the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater at FCMoD will present 360° artwork from artists around the world!
This month, experience the fulldome artwork SAMSKARA, an ongoing project inspired by the amazing digital artwork of Android Jones and created in collaboration with 360ART. This piece is based on ancient Vedic tales and Sanskrit mantras. A journey through consciousness, beyond the mind, to discover the inner self, SAMSKARA takes the audience from creation, through evolution, corruption, conflict and destruction, to eventual rebirth and a path to enlightenment. Join us on the continuing spiritual journey.
Cash bar will be available.
$20/$18 for members. Pre-registration is recommended.
Note: Your ticket is good for the showtime you select. However, the museum will also be open during the entire event so come by before and stick around after your showtime to explore!
Please click a showtime below to purchase tickets.
6:00pm – Museum doors open
6:15pm – 1st showtime
7:00pm – 2nd showtime
7:45pm – 3rd showtime – SOLD OUT
8:30pm – 4th showtime – SOLD OUT
9:15pm – 5th showtime – SOLD OUT
10:00pm – 6th showtime
11:00pm – Museum closes (more…)