David M. Brown Planetarium
1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207 703-228-6070
More than Forty Years of Service to Arlington Students and the Greater Community
Join us Mon. Jan 5th at 7:30 PM for the next Stars Tonight.
The annual run of our holiday favorite SEASON OF LIGHT
begins Fri. Nov. 28th and runs weekends through Dec 21st.
APS Public Programs:
Season of Light
Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 PM, Sundays at 1:30 PM
and 3:00 PM
(Magic Tree House will resume in January)
Next Stars Tonight Program:
Monday October 6th 7:30 PM
Coming soon: Exploding Universe and a new children's show, Perfect Little Planet. Stay tuned!
For more information about these programs, please visit the "Now Playing" section of our website.
On the following weekends, the Friends of Arlington's Planetarium (FOP) will 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!
Please scroll down for their schedule,
2014 - 2015 Friends Schedule:
Sep 19 - 21 Friends Fantastic Fundraising Fest
Oct 17 - 19 Planets & The Moon
Nov 21 - 23 A Tribute to Cosmos
Dec 19 - 21 Science and the Christmas Star
Jan 16 - 18 Lasers!
Feb 20 - 22 NASA
Mar 20 - 22 Science Fiction
Apr 17 - 19 Life!
May 15 - 17 Robots
Jun 19 - 21 The Sun
Most FOP programs will be held at the regularly scheduled weekend showtimes. For information about these special programs, see the FOP website. All proceeds go directly to support the planetarium.
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. However, if the swimming pools are open, public planetarium shows will proceed as scheduled.
For more information, please use the links at the left.