The SciDome is a 30-ft, 4K projection planetarium launched by The Works and The Ohio State University. This partnership has created an immersive facility where educational experiences will engage audiences of all ages. Students and adults from throughout our region will gain access to interdisciplinary programs, virtual learning opportunities, and career-focused internships. Visitors to The Works will enjoy the SciDome free with their paid museum admission or membership.

SciDome Programming

Members Free/Free with Admission

General Audience and Kids Edition versions available. Check the schedule for full details.

30 minute experiences

The SciDome schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to contact our Guest Services at 740-349-9277 or visit our website at www.attheworks.org to confirm programming when making your plans.

PLEASE NOTE: Doors close promptly start time. For safety reasons, late admittance to SciDome programs is not permitted. If you must leave the SciDome during a show we cannot readmit you. No food or drink is permitted in the SciDome.

Live Planetarium Shows May Include:

The Sky TonightFrom bright stars and constellations to planets and nebulae – discover the beauty and wonder of the night sky that has fascinated humanity for millennia.

Voyage Through the Solar SystemTake a tour of our solar system and discover our planets, dwarf planets, and the asteroids.

Icy Birth, Fiery Death: The Life Cycle of StarsHow do stars evolve? What happens to stars like our Sun? Explore stars in our night sky that are evolving and how stars die. General Audience.

Special TopicsA rotating selection of astronomy and space science mini-experiences.

Full Dome Production Shows May Include:

Journey to Mars: Prepare for a close approach of Mars this summer, and explore NASA’s plans for getting humans to Mars in this century.

Faster Than LightThe impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, but how will we get there? How long will it take? How far can our technology take us?

Earth, Moon, SunCoyote has a razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character in a fast-paced and fun show that explores lunar phases, eclipses, and other puzzles in the night sky.

Undiscovered WorldsJoin us to explore a timeless question: Are there other planets like Earth? Experience the science shifting our perspective on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Oasis in SpaceTransport yourself on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy, and solar system in search of liquid water – a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Date Day Event Time Cost
October 19FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 19FridayEarth, Moon, and Sun11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 20SaturdayEarth, Moon, and Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 20SaturdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with Admission or Membership
October 23TuesdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)2:30 pm - 2:50 pm2:30 pm - 2:50 pmFree with Admission or Membership
October 23TuesdayOasis in Space11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 24WednesdayThe Autumn Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with Admission or Membership
October 25ThursdayThe Autumn Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 25ThursdayOasis in Space11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 26FridayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 26FridayStories in the Sky (YA)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with admission or membership
October 27SaturdayStories in the Sky (YA)2:30 pm - 2:50 pm2:30 pm - 2:50 pmFree with admission or membership
October 27SaturdayOasis in Space11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 30TuesdayUndiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 30TuesdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with Admission or Membership
October 31WednesdayUndiscovered Worlds11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 01ThursdayThe Autumn Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 02FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 02FridayUndiscovered Worlds11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 03SaturdayUndiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 03SaturdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with Admission or Membership
November 06TuesdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)2:30 pm - 2:50 pm2:30 pm - 2:50 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 06TuesdayFaster Than Light11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 07WednesdayStories in the Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 08ThursdayThe Autumn Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 08ThursdayFaster Than Light11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 09FridayFaster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 09FridayStories in the Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 10SaturdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)2:30 pm - 2:50 pm2:30 pm - 2:50 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 10SaturdayFaster Than Light11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 13TuesdaySolar Superstorms2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 13TuesdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with Admission or Membership
November 14WednesdaySolar Superstorms11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 15ThursdaySolar Superstorms2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 15ThursdayThe Autumn Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 16FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 16FridaySolar Superstorms11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 17SaturdaySolar Superstorms2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 17SaturdayThe Autumn Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 20TuesdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)2:30 pm - 2:50 pm2:30 pm - 2:50 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 20TuesdayExplore11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 21WednesdayStories in the Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 24SaturdayThe Autumn Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 24SaturdayExplore11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 27TuesdayExplore2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 27TuesdayThe Autumn Sky (YA)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with Admission or Membership
November 28WednesdayExplore11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 29ThursdayExplore2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 29ThursdayThe Autumn Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with Admission or Membership
November 30FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 30FridayExplore11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership