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fri30jun1:00 amLaser Light Shows1:00 am Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Time

(Friday) 1:00 am

Location

Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

Laser Light Shows return to the Museum under the dome of the Koch Immersive Theater from June 30 – July 15. Eleven of our most popular laser light shows will be offered, each one featuring multi-color, laser light effects and animations projected onto a dome full of stars. Family shows include Laser Spirit, Laser Magic and our just-for-children laser show is Perseus. Nightly light shows designed for teens and older include compilations such as Laser Mania and Laser Country, new for 2017. Our single artist shows include the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Metallica and Pink Floyd. Don’t miss the classic Midnight Show on Saturday, July 15.

Show Schedule

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

5:00 Laser Magic

6:30 Laser Zeppelin

7:30 Laser Beatles

8:45 Darkside

10:00 The Wall

SATURDAY, JULY 1

5:00 Perseus

6:30 Laser Zeppelin

7:30 Laser Retro

8:45 Darkside

10:00 Laser Vinyl

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5

5:00 Laser Spirit

6:30 Laser Mania

7:30 Laser Beatles

8:45 Darkside

THURSDAY, JULY 6

5:00 Laser Zeppelin

6:30 Laser Retro

7:30 Darkside

8:45 Darkside

FRIDAY, JULY 7

5:00 Perseus

6:30 Laser Zeppelin

7:30 Laser Retro

8:45 Darkside

10:00 Laser Vinyl

SATURDAY, JULY 8

5:00 Laser Magic

6:30 Laser Zeppelin

7:30 Laser Beatles

8:45 Darkside

10:00 The Wall

TUESDAY, JULY 11

5:00 Laser Spirit

6:30 Laser Mania

7:30 Laser Beatles

8:45 Darkside

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

5:00 Laser Spirit

6:30 Laser Mania

7:30 Laser Beatles

8:45 Darkside

THURSDAY, JULY 13

5:00 Laser Spirit

6:30 Laser Mania

7:30 Laser Beatles

8:45 Darkside

FRIDAY, JULY 14

5:00 Perseus

6:30 Laser Zeppelin

7:30 Laser Retro

8:45 Darkside

10:00 The Wall

SATURDAY, JULY 15

5:00 Laser Magic

6:30 Laser Zeppelin

7:30 Laser Retro

8:45 Metallica

10:00 Laser Vinyl

11:45 Darkside

fri7jul8:30 pm- 10:00 pmSaturn Watch8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Time

(Friday) 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

What’s that bright star sky in the evening sky? Why it’s the planet Saturn! Using powerful telescopes, visitors will get a close-up look at this dazzling planet at our Saturn Watch on Friday, July 7, from 8:30 — 10:00 p.m. Viewing takes place along the levee adjacent to the Museum. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to these admission-free cosmic events on Free Friday! The Saturn Watch is held weather permitting and may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

sat22jul11:00 am- 1:00 amJust for the Health of It!11:00 am - 1:00 am Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 1:00 am

Location

Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

Families, join us for a special Super Saturday, Just for the Health of It! July 22nd from 11:00am-3:00pm. In the spirit of Doctor’s Day, a popular family day for many years, this fun, interactive event will assist children to mitigate some of the fear associated with a visit to the doctor.

Just for the Health of It! will offer children an opportunity to interact with physicians and other healthcare providers in a casual, relaxed setting. The event will include hands-on activities and live demonstrations from all aspects of the medical field – radiology, surgery, pediatrics, EMT’s as well as firemen, police officers, and so much more! Your favorite food trucks will be on premise to purchase a delicious lunch in between activities. We look forward to seeing you there for this fun-filled day!

mon21aug7:00 am- 10:00 pm2017 Solar Eclipse Evansville7:00 am - 10:00 pm Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Time

(Monday) 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Location

Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

On August 21, 2017, the Tri-State will experience a total solar eclipse. The Evansville Museum has planned numerous activities on Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, which should be of interest to everyone interested in learning about and viewing one of nature’s most spectacular astronomical events. A bus excursion on Monday, August 21, will take viewers to a site to experience the eclipse in totality. There will be a viewing of the partial solar eclipse at the Museum from on Monday, August 21, from 11:00 am – 3:00 p.m. 

Eclipse Weekend

Two full days of activities at the Museum are planned to teach people how to safely view, photograph and experience the eclipse. Special planetarium shows, the exhibition Eclipse 2017! in the Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau Center for History & Science, workshops and astronomy presentations are designed to educate eclipse enthusiasts about this amazing event.

Saturday’s activities are geared to novice eclipse-watchers, families and students, while Sunday’s events will be tailored to appeal to amateur astronomers and other enthusiasts who are in town to witness the eclipse. Admission for each day includes general admittance to the Museum, a ticket to the Koch Immersive Theater and Planetarium, plus access to eclipse activities. Admission for Museum Members will be $5 for Adults and $3 for Youth and for Not-Yet-Members: $17 for Adults and $11 for Youth.

Excursions to Totality

The Museum has partnered with the City of Hopkinsville, Kentucky to offer two packaged tours for those wishing to experience the full 2 minutes and 39 seconds of the solar eclipse in totality.

Champagne Toast Eclipse Package

Leave the driving and parking to us for your trip to Hopkinsville, Kentucky to view the total solar eclipse at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Included in the Champagne Toast Eclipse Package Tour are round-trip coach transportation to and from the eclipse site, complimentary eclipse glasses, catered lunch, access to indoor restrooms and an air conditioned hospitality room. Veteran eclipse chaser and the Museum’s Director of Science Experiences, Mitch Luman, will offer expert interpretation of the event on the ride to Hopkinsville. The Museum will provide a group telescope equipped with a solar filter equipped to view the partial phases before and after the eclipse. At the conclusion of the event, we will salute the Sun for its outstanding performance with a champagne toast. The bus departs Evansville at 8:00 a.m. and returns to the Museum at 4:30 p.m. CDT. The cost for the excursion is $125 for Museum Members and $150 for Not-Yet-Members.

What to Bring

It is suggested that participants bring a small folding chair, binoculars, camera, tripod or a small telescope. Hats and sunscreen are recommended accessories. Extremely large chairs, tents, canopies and pets cannot be accommodated due to limited cargo space on the bus. Bring your sense of wonder, your curiosity and hopes for clear, cloudless skies!

Drive and Park Eclipse Package

If you would prefer to drive your own vehicle to view the total solar eclipse, you are welcome join us at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. A map, directions, parking pass, suggested itinerary, complimentary eclipse glasses and a lunch are provided. Access to outdoor restrooms provided. A small telescope equipped with a solar filter will be on hand to view the partial phases of the eclipse. Tickets for this package (one vehicle per package) for Museum Members are $50 for the First Adult, $35 for the Second Adult and $35 for Youth. Not-Yet-Members are $75 for the First Adult, $50 for the Second Adult and $35 for Youth.

To register, fill out the Eclipse Registration Form and email it to Mitch Luman Director of Science Experiences.

Interested individuals may also wish to view our complete Eclipse Lodging Information, which includes information on local lodging during our Eclipse Weekend.

mon21aug1:22 pm- 1:23 pm2017 Eclipse at the Museum1:22 pm - 1:23 pm Evansville Museum

Time

(Monday) 1:22 pm - 1:23 pm

Location

Evansville Museum

411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville, Indiana 47713-1098

Event Details

2017 Total Eclipse Countdown

sat26aug1:00 am- 1:00 amEvansville Museum Geek & Comic Con1:00 am - 1:00 am Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Time

(Saturday) 1:00 am - 1:00 am

Location

Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

Mark your calendars, grab your favorite superhero t-shirt, and get ready for the Evansville Museum’s first Geek and Comic Con. EMGCC 2017 will be a celebration of the art, history and science of sci-fi, geek culture, and the art of comics.

This family-friendly event will be perfect for comic-con enthusiasts as well as first-timers to the convention scene. Expect special guests, fun and informative panels, hands-on workshops, activities, a costume contest, an artist alley and much, much more!

Stay tuned for more information as details are finalized!

sun10sep1:00 am- 1:00 amHistory Extravaganza1:00 am - 1:00 am Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 am - 1:00 am

Location

Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville

Event Details

More information to come!