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Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
What's On

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.

Coming up

Valentine’s under the stars

Wednesday 14 February 2018

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.

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Past events

Best of The Laborastory

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.

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.

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.

In Conversation with Astronauts

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.