Adler Mission & Values
The mission of the Adler Planetarium is to inspire exploration and understanding of our Universe.
- An engaging, user-friendly museum serving diverse audiences
- Excitement and curiosity about space science and space exploration
- Programs based on credible science and educational research
- Well-managed collections
- Adherence to results-oriented planning
- A professional work environment and highly motivated, diverse staff
- Long-term financial stability and the economic viability of our endeavors.
Adler Diversity Statement
Leadership, Staff, Volunteers & Programming
To effectively educate and serve our community and constituents, the Adler Planetarium strives to achieve diversity among its Trustee leadership, staff, volunteers, and programming.
Organizations & Membership
The Adler Planetarium is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and a member of the American Association of Museums, Association of Science-Technology Centers and Chicago's Museums in the Park consortium of institutions located on Chicago Park District land.
Annual Reports and Financial Information
As a non-profit organization, The Adler Planetarium publicly discloses our financial statements and reports.
History, Staff, Officers & Trustees
Officers & Trustees
History of the Adler Planetarium