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Upcoming Events

School District of Waukesha

2022 Friends of the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium Membership

Waukesha, WI CST
The “Friends” of the Planetarium was formed in January of 2000.   It is a community organization for anyone interested in astronomy, space exploration and the effective use of the planetarium.  It is also a support group for… read more

Constellations! Adventures Connecting Earth & Sky

Waukesha, WI CST
This program will circle the globe and bring these rich and engaging sky legends to life. It will explore how constellations helped organize the sky and tell time. Audiences will depart the Earth—witnessing how constellation… read more

SPECIAL MUSIC EVENT- Lessons and Carols Christmas Program

Waukesha, WI CST
Sit back, relax, and listen to the wonderful music of the Spring City Recorder Consort between stories of the winter sky. The music will accompany tales from Greek mythology, the many stories of the Pleiades, and more under … read more

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

Waukesha, WI CST
Explore the night sky with our friends from Sesame Street™. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu as they take a trip to the Moon. See how the Moon is different from the Earth and learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star… read more

Stars of the Pharoahs

Waukesha, WI CST
This program highlights the amazing stellar alignments of the pyramids and other structures of the ancient world.  Scientists describe and explain the life and power of the Pharaohs and their significance on world history.  … read more

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs?

Waukesha, WI CST
This amazing program explores the possibility that an asteroid may have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.  Realistic and scientifically-accurate computer generated animations bring dinosaurs back to life in a big way! … read more

The Solar System Show

Waukesha, WI CST
Looking to explore way out worlds?  Join us as our delightful students present their spectacular show about the sun, moon and planets.  Climb aboard as we land on the sand dunes of Mars, zoom in on the red spot on Jupiter, a… read more

Seven Wonders

Waukesha, WI CST
Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they appeared thousands of years ago.  Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world’… read more

Space Quiz

Waukesha, WI CST
”Space Quiz” is an interactive and educational film that shows the relationship between the three best known astronomical bodies- the Earth, Moon, and Sun, the solar system, and the phases of the Moon. Why is the Moon someti… read more

Wilbear's Adventure

Waukesha, WI CST
Follow Wilbear, the Teddy Bear, as he wants to fly and discover flight. His grandpa uses demonstrations about the nature of flight to build up to the story of the Wright Brothers’ historic first airplane experience. Grandpa … read more

Big Astronomy- People, Places, and Big Discoveries!

Waukesha, WI CST
This planetarium show will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe. Exp… read more

Cosmix

Waukesha, WI CST
Have you ever wondered how the astronauts do their job?  After watching the Cosmix show it will be absolutely clear to you!  But hold tight, it will be a crazy ride.  You will find out what a space flight looks like and how … read more

Voyage to Distant Worlds

Waukesha, WI CST
A science-rich show that includes the latest info from various observatories and robotic space probes all while you take a tour of the planets in our solar system.   This is an original show produced by the Casper Planetariu… read more

Stargazers of Africa

Waukesha, WI CST
From the dawn of time, African people have looked to the skies above for inspiration and guidance. Stargazers of Africa is a journey connecting the stars, moon, and planets to the people across this great continent- from lon… read more

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Waukesha, WI CST
The Amazing Telescope fulldome show follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way, the students learn the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child… read more

A Teenager's Guide to the Galaxy

Waukesha, WI CST
Created and hosted by cosmically curious teenagers from Milwaukee schools, this unique cosmic experience takes you on a dynamic journey across the universe and through time. Science Topics Include: Black Holes, Cosmology--Or… read more

Exoplanets

Waukesha, WI CST
This show is a fulldome planetarium show about the planets outside our solar systemand the methods used to find them by astronomers.

Rusty Rocket's Last Blast

Waukesha, WI CST
After decades of teaching the basics of rocket physics, Rusty Rocket, has decided this will be his last blast, and he already has plans for how he will spend his free time.  Still there is one final mission to command: an in… read more

The First Stargazers

Waukesha, WI CST
Journey back in time to explore how the first stargazers experienced the sky above.  Your guide is Nashira, a friendly time traveler who has visited Earth many times before.

On the Blue Planet

Waukesha, WI CST
The Earth is just one of the planets orbiting the Sun, but the only one where conditions are just right to support life. Explore the remarkable variety of life on Earth. How long has the Earth existed and what are the condit… read more

Little Draggy Adventures

Waukesha, WI CST
Do you know where the earth lives? What surrounds it? How far is it from the Earth to the Sun, and what makes our planet different from the others? Take a wonderful journey with a cheerful dragon Woody, who travels around th… read more

Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery

Waukesha, WI CST
Explore epic battles of change in the sky above us.  Follow the struggles, as new discoveries alter our view of Earth and its place in the universe.  Witness the connections, and conflicts, between astronomy and astrology.  … read more

Dynamic Earth

Waukesha, WI CST
Dynamic Earth is a high resolution full-dome production, narrated by actor Liam Neeson. The show explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supe… read more

Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Waukesha, WI CST
The film takes you back in time to Pisa, Italy to experience Galileo’s early experiments with gravity and the laws of motion, his advocacy of the idea that the Earth revolves around the sun, and his work with early telescope… read more
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Past Events

Sunset Meditation

Sunset Meditation

Waukesha, WI
How do STEM workers, including NASA professionals, cope with stress?  Exercise is one way.  Physical activity and fitness has been discussed in many NASA outreach efforts.  However outreach efforts regarding other branches of health: emotional, psychological, and social well-being are lacking. Give…
Sat, Oct 10 2020 2:30 PM Wed, Nov 9 2022 12:00 PM

Star Signs

Star Signs

Waukesha, WI
The astrological signs take their names from the star patterns people found long ago in a sky they considered sacred and influential in the affairs of Earth. Although we see things differently today, we can still go outside and find these patterns in a sky filled with signs and stories of our own m…
Sat, Feb 1 2020 1:00 PM Wed, Oct 26 2022 12:00 PM

SkyTellers: The Myths, The Magic, & The Mysteries of the Universe

SkyTellers: The Myths, The Magic, & The Mysteries of the Universe

Waukesha, WI
Explore the mysteries of our Universe with Sky Tellers! Ten Native American myths and legends investigate the reason for day and Night, why we have seasons, the origin of the stars and other wondrous phenomena of our night sky. Each narrative is accompanied by the story that scientists tell today. …
Wed, Jun 9 2021 1:00 PM Sat, Nov 26 2022 2:00 PM

Guest Presenter- Brian Ewenson

Guest Presenter- Brian Ewenson

Waukesha, WI
Join Brian Ewenson, Aerospace Educator, Consultant and Professional Speaker as he explores Living and Working Together in Space.  With more than 20 years of a continuous presence in space aboard the International Space Station, people from 16 nations have worked collaboratively to advance our place…
Saturday, November 5 2022 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Guest Presenter- Artemis: America Returns to the Moon

Guest Presenter- Artemis: America Returns to the Moon

Waukesha, WI
In Honor of Wisconsin Science Fest Weekend:  Join NASA Solar System Ambassador, Joyce Jentges for an informative talk on the various stages of the Artemis mission which will return man and the first woman to the Moon.  The presentation is free, but doantions are accepted.
Saturday, October 15 2022 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Warhawk Galaxy

Warhawk Galaxy

Waukesha, WI
The Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium, together with the College of Letters & Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will host “Warhawk Galaxy” night.  This event is open to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students and Whitewater community members of all ages. This show will consist of tw…
Friday, November 11 2022 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Dino Soars! Change Over Time

Dino Soars! Change Over Time

Waukesha, WI
Perhaps the most astounding discovery about dinosaurs is that they are still around today - and not just in the movies. Birds are living dinosaurs! Follow the story of Malkia, a museum paleontologist, as she explores fascinating connections between birds and dinosaurs.
Sat, Aug 6 2022 11:00 AM Wed, Nov 16 2022 12:00 PM

Spooky Space

Spooky Space

Waukesha, WI
Would you like to meet the stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, ghosts, and their far more terrible counterparts in space?  Oh, yes, space has its monsters: black holes, zombie stars, and spectacular ghostly nebulas.
Sat, Oct 3 2020 11:00 AM Sat, Oct 29 2022 12:00 PM

Our Place in Space

Our Place in Space

Waukesha, WI
This award-winning children’s planetarium show introduces jungle animals and a space crossword puzzle to explore the wonders of the universe.  This program will inspire your young astronomer to appreciate the beauty of the night sky. A family classic!
Wed, May 5 2021 1:00 PM Wed, Nov 23 2022 12:00 PM

Space Aliens: Looking for Life in the Universe

Space Aliens: Looking for Life in the Universe

Waukesha, WI
Join the alien “experts” – Hopeful and Skeptical – as they try to convince each other whether or not life exists beyond Earth.  Follow their astrobiology arguments from the ocean floor to a journey across the galaxy.  Water and “habitable zone” are fully explained in this exciting show.
Wed, Jun 8 2022 11:00 AM Sat, Oct 29 2022 2:00 PM
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