David M. Brown Planetarium
More than Forty Years of Service to Arlington Students and the Greater Community
Comet ISON: RIP! The highly touted visitor did not survive it's solar encounter after all!
Public programs this weekend: Season of Light, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM, Sunday at 1:30 PM. The Magic Tree House: Space Mission will be presented at 3:00PM Sunday. Doors open 15 minutes prior to showtimes.
Weekend public planetarium programs:
Fridays and Saturdays 7:30PM
Sundays, 1:30PM and *3:00PM
* a children's show
January Stars Tonight: Monday Jan 6th, 7:30 PM
Please note: On the select weekends, the Friends of Arlington's Planetarium (FOP) will provide programming that will vary from our regularly scheduled shows. This may include full dome programs and fascinating lectures from the field of Astronomy and other scientific fields.
On the following weekends the FOP will provide special programming to enhance the planetarium's offerings. All proceeds go directly to support the planetarium.
Dec 13-14 Science and the Christmas Star
Jan 4 News from the Kepler Mission
Feb 14-16 Valentine's Date Night, then Climate vs Weather
Mar 21- 23 Exoplanets
Apr 25-27 USA Science and Engineering Fest
May 16-18 Mathematically Speaking
Jun 13-15 Rockets!
All FOP programs will be held at the regularly scheduled weekend showtimes.
For information about these special programs, see the FOP website
In the event of bad weather, call the Arlington Schools Inclement Weather Hotline at 1-866-322-4APS(4277). When school activities are canceled, the Planetarium will also be closed.
For more information, please use the links at the left.