Category: Behind the Scenes
Throughout history, the awe of solar eclipses have captivated both astronomers and non-astronomers alike. Some even dedicated their lives to studying and chasing eclipses!
In Stargazers Hub, you’ll see how people made, used, and shared tools for observing the sky with a multisensory journey through time.
How does the sculpture outside of the Adler illustrate STEAM? Learn more about Americas’ Courtyard in our new exhibit, Stargazers Hub.
Learn how Adler Teens are combatting light pollution in Chicago with Youth Organization For Lights Out in the Adler Planetarium’s exhibit, Chicago’s Night Sky.
If you couldn’t snag tickets for the races, you’re probably still looking for a stellar way to celebrate Independence Day weekend. If so, then you’re in luck, because the Adler Planetarium will be open to the public during the races, on July 1–2, 2023.
Museum Campus Organizations Announce Plan-A-Visit Information For NASCAR Chicago Race Weekend And Shoulder Days
Chicago Museum Campus organizations share transportation and hour updates for the 2023 NASCAR Chicago Street Race weekend and shoulder days.
Header Image: Couple embracing while looking at the Saturn exhibit in Our Solar System, at the Adler Planetarium. Chicago is a city full of possibilities, opportunities, and adventures. But with so many options of places to go and things to see, how do you find the perfect spot for an out-of-this-world, wholesome date night? The […]
Header Image: Adler Planetarium 24″ reflecting telescope in the Doane Observatory after installation in 2020. Did you know the Doane Observatory is home to the largest publicly accessible telescope in Chicago? Since opening in 1977, the observatory in Chicago has had several telescopes within its walls, and these telescopes have given Chicagoans the opportunity to […]
Image Header: NASA’s Roving with Perseverance traveling exhibit in the Adler Planetarium’s Our Solar System exhibit. If you work at the Adler Planetarium, you’ll be part of some pretty interesting things. But it’s not every day that you get to be part of a new exhibit installation, especially one from NASA! There is so much […]
Header Image: The famous Earthrise photo from the Apollo 8 mission. Image Credit: NASA Ah, planet Earth—the spinning space rock we fondly call home! Our perception of home can change depending on our situation. For someone who moves a lot, home may be an object or a person. It could be a memory from their […]
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