Press Materials

2017 Press Releases

October 2017

Adler Planetarium’s Kavli Lecture Series Gives Viewers Across the Globe Opportunity to Discover, “Are We Alone in the Universe?”

September 2017

“Are we Alone in the Universe?” The Adler Planetarium Invites You to Find Out Nov. 3 & 4

Adler Planetarium’s REEL Science Film Series Returns

The Adler Planetarium’s ‘Scopes in the City Program Named Finalist for 16th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

July 2017

Adler Planetarium Astronomer Develops New Ways to See the Formation of Stars and Discovers Never-Before-Seen Areas in Our Milky Way Galaxy

The Adler Planetarium Welcomes New Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Ryutaro Mizuno

Adler Planetarium Astronomer Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz Named Chair in Astrobiology at the Library of Congress  Photo: Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz

Adler Planetarium Hosting Giant Block Party, Offering Free Admission for Everyone for August 21 Solar Eclipse

May 2017

Adler Planetarium’s Citizen Science Initiative Zooniverse Celebrates 10 Years of People-Powered Discovery with Launch of 100th Project

April 2017

Beth Moses, Chief Astronaut Instructor at World’s First Commercial Spaceline to Receive Annual Women in Space Science Award on May 11

March 2017

The Adler Planetarium Debuts Chasing Eclipses, Latest Temporary Exhibition, March 25

The Adler Planetarium in Partnership with the DuSable Museum of African American History Presents Hidden Figures Revealed

February 2017

Adler Planetarium Sky Shows Deliver the Universe in Stunning Clarity with Revolutionary New Projectors

The Adler Planetarium Takes a Journey to the Red Planet with Second Annual Mars-Di Gras Celebration Sat., Feb. 25 and Sun., Feb. 26

January 2017

The Adler Planetarium Welcomes New Vice President of Development, Kate Brueggemann

Summer Sizzles with Science Fun at Adler Planetarium Summer Camps

The Adler Planetarium Records Highest Attendance in 23 Years, Welcoming Nearly 570,000 Guests in 2016

2017 The Year of the Eclipse at the Adler Planetarium