Members’ Night: Adler-versary | May 12 | SOLD OUT!

Friday, May 12
6:00-10:00 pm

Join us to celebrate Max Adler’s birthday, the Adler-versary of our public opening, and most of all… YOU. We’ll raise a toast to all of those that make the Adler what it is today with cake, party hats, and noise makers!

Member Experiences

  • Check out one of our spectacular sky shows like never before courtesy of our brand new 8k projectors
  • Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Chicagoland’s largest aperture telescope available to the public with Adler astronomers in the Doane Observatory—including a live viewing of Jupiter (weather permitting)
  • Discover more about Adler’s amateur space program, Far Horizons, and celebrate their 100th balloon launch with some inflated entertainment
  • Stop by our Community Design Lab where teen volunteers will be facilitating wind tunnel challenges with members of all ages
  • Join Adler curator Pedro Raposo as he showcases memorable artifacts from our world-renowned collection
  • Learn how to become a Citizen Scientist and participate in real scientific research with our Zooniverse team
  • Take advantage of double discounts in Galileo’s Café (20% off) and the Adler store (30% off)
  • Enjoy the DJ, facepainting, balloon artist, photo opps, and more!

This spring, we invite you to share your personal stories and ideas as we #LookUp to the future together.

This is a free event exclusive to Adler members.

Paid parking for this event is available in the lot adjacent to the Adler.