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
December 12WednesdayThe Winter Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 12WednesdayEarth, Moon, and Sun11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 13ThursdayEarth, Moon, and Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 13ThursdayThe Winter Sky11:30 am - 12:00 am11:30 am - 12:00 amFree with admission or membership
December 14FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 14FridaySeason of Light11:30 am - 12:30 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 15SaturdaySeason of Light2:30 pm - 3:30 pm2:30 pm - 3:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 15SaturdaySeason of Light11:30 am - 12:30 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 15SaturdayVoyage Through the Solar System1:00 pm - 1:30 pm1:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree with admission or membership
December 18TuesdayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 18TuesdayStories in the Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 19WednesdayThe Winter Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 19WednesdayOasis in Space11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 20ThursdayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 20ThursdayThe Winter Sky11:30 am - 12:00 am11:30 am - 12:00 amFree with admission or membership
December 21FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 21FridaySeason of Light1:00 pm - 2:00 pm1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 22SaturdaySeason of Light2:30 pm - 3:30 pm2:30 pm - 3:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 22SaturdaySeason of Light11:30 am - 12:30 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 22SaturdayVoyage Through the Solar System1:00 pm - 1:30 pm1:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree with admission or membership
December 26WednesdayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 26WednesdaySeason of Light11:30 am - 12:30 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 26WednesdayEarth, Moon, and Sun1:00 pm - 1:30 pm1:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree with admission or membership
December 27ThursdayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 27ThursdayThe Winter Sky11:30 am - 12:00 am11:30 am - 12:00 amFree with admission or membership
December 27ThursdaySeason of Light1:00 pm - 2:00 pm1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 28FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 28FridaySeason of Light11:30 am - 12:30 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pmFree with the cost of admission
December 28FridayEarth, Moon, and Sun1:00 pm - 1:30 pm1:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree with admission or membership
December 29SaturdayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
December 29SaturdayThe Winter Sky11:30 am - 12:00 am11:30 am - 12:00 amFree with admission or membership
December 29SaturdaySeason of Light1:00 pm - 2:00 pm1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree with the cost of admission