Join us for an 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.
Saturday 14 April
April 12 marks the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin who, in 1961, was the first human launched into space. Since then we've gone further than our ancestors could have dreamed.
Launch yourself into a night of discovery with DJs, drinks and space exploration.
Thursday 3, 10, 17, 24 May
Explore the wonders of the Universe in the Melbourne Planetarium with astronomer Dr Tanya Hill.
Tuesday 13 February
Wednesday 14 February
Take your seat at the centre of the universe to uncover the mysteries and mythologies written in the stars that have filled lovers with wonder and awe for thousands of years.
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Join us at Melbourne Planetarium to experience this grand astronomical event and be guided on your journey by astronomer Dr Tanya Hill.
Wednesday 6 December 2017
Scienceworks hosts the best of The Laborastory 2017, a night where science meets storytelling in the surrounds of our fulldome planetarium.
Saturday 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.
Saturday 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.
Wednesday 20 September 2017
Astronomer Dr Tanya Hill will be in conversation with Astronaut Dominic 'Tony' Antonelli and Cosmonaut Dumitru Dorin Prunariu. Tony and Dumitru will share their unique experience and perspective from living and working in space.
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.
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.
Saturday 5 & 12 August 2017
Launch yourself into an immersive full-dome film showcase in the Planetarium for a truly unique cinematic experience.
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.