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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.

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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

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.

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Environmental Film Festival Australia

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.

More information available soon.