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What's On

Event Series 2017

Join us for after-hours event series at Scienceworks for thinkers, makers, stargazers and creators. Come along, grab a drink and ignite your mind at these exciting 18+ events.

Melbourne International Film Festival

Saturday 5 & 12 August 2017 

Launch yourself into an immersive full-dome film showcase in the Planetarium for a truly unique cinematic experience.

More information available soon. 

Discover the Night Sky

Thursday 3, 10, 17 & 24 August 2017

Take your seat at the centre of the Universe for a season of illuminating astronomy classes in the Planetarium with our astronomer, Dr Tanya Hill. 

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Night Light

Friday 18 August 2017

As darkness falls, experience the illuminating effects of light as Scienceworks opens late for night owls to enjoy the new interactive exhibition, LightTime.

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Listening to the Universe

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Tune into the incredible sounds, sights and stories of the Universe in a live Planetarium experience drawing on Western and Indigenous astronomy and cosmology. Animations by Isobel Knowles, sound by Camilla Hannan. In partnership with ABC Radio National.

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AstroLight Festival

23 September 2017

Join forces with experts, artists and performers for a night starring astronomy and light.  Featuring talks and the latest research, art installations, demonstrations, field of telescopes, Lightning Room and Planetarium shows, workshops and more.

More information available soon.

Environmental Film Festival Australia

14 October 2017

Discover ground-breaking films that explore the relationship between humans and their environments, challenging the way people think about the natural world.

More information available soon.

The School of Life

November 2017 [date to be confirmed]

Great nights happen when science, philosophy and culture get together. Ignite your mind and expand your universe with a night in partnership with The School of Life. 

More information available soon.