David M. Brown Planetarium
1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207
More than Forty Years of Service to Arlington Students and the Greater Community
The Planetarium will be closed the entire Thanksgiving Weekend so our staff
can be with their families. We reopen to the public Friday December 4th with our annual holiday program Season of Light weekends through Dec 20th.
SCHEDULE FOR REGULAR WEEKENDS:
Supervolcanoes: Friday 7:30 PM
Supervolcanoes: Saturday 7:30 PM
Perfect Little Planet Sunday 1:30 PM
Magic Tree House - Space Mission: Sunday 3:00 PM .
December Stars Tonight: Monday December 7th 7:30 PM
The Friends of Arlington's Planetarium (FOP)
The Friends provide programming that may include full dome programs and fascinating lectures from the field of Astronomy and other scientific fields designed to broaden our appeal to the planetarium-going public. These programs are held the 3rd weekend of the month during the school year and presented in lieu of the regular program schedule.
2015 - 2016 Friends Schedule:
Dec 18-20 Member Thank You
Jan 15-17 Time & Calendars
Feb 19-21 Darwin Day & Evolution
Mar 18-20 Science Fiction Festival
Apr 15-17 Human Space Exploration
May 20-22 Transits & Eclipses
Jun 17-19 The Planets
Most FOP programs will be held at the regularly scheduled weekend showtimes.
All proceeds go directly to support the planetarium programs and science education
in Arlington Public Schools.
In the event of bad weather, when school activities are canceled, the Planetarium will also be closed (call 703-228-4277). However, if the swimming pools are open, public planetarium shows will proceed as scheduled.
For more information, please use the links at the left.