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Where

Scienceworks
2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
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.


Yuri’s Night

Wednesday 12 April 2017

The date 12 April marks the anniversary of the first human, Yuri Gagarin, launched into space in 1961.  Lace up your moon boots and leap into a night of discovery spanning DJs, drinks, dress-ups, talks, telescope action and a Planetarium experience.

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Discover the Night Sky

Thursday 4, 11, 18 & 25 May 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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Listening to the Universe

Thursday 8 June 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.

More information available soon.


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. 

More information available soon.


AstroLight Festival

September 2017 [date to be confirmed]

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

12–16 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.

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