Begley Art Source
Dinosaurs at Dusk
Guild / Contemporaries
Koch Immersive Theater
Life: A Cosmic Story
One World, One Sky
Perfect Little Planet
To Space and Back
Traditional Planetarium Show
Niche Movies & Documentaries
(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville, Indiana 47713-1098
Join the Evansville Museum Contemporaries for our annual UNCORKED 2017 wine tasting event! Grab your passport and complimentary tasting glass and take a tour of wines from around the World.
Join the Evansville Museum Contemporaries for our annual UNCORKED 2017 wine tasting event! Grab your passport and complimentary tasting glass and take a tour of wines from around the World. This all-inclusive event hosts a savory collection of local hors d’oeuvres to please your palate, dozens of delightful wines to relish and live entertainment to experience.
UNCORKED 2017 will continue to host a large selection of items available for bidding and select vendors will have items throughout the silent auction, as well as on display for browsing or purchase.
We will continue our special VIP hour, hosted this year by Kruckemeyer & Cohn! A limited number of these tickets will be available. VIP tickets include a special gift bag, wine toast, a show in the Koch Immersive Theater and first in the door for all of the evening’s events.
Bring your friends, everyone 21 years go age or older is welcome! Doors will open 7:00-10:00 p.m., Saturday, March 4th, 2017. VIP guests will be invited to arrive at 5:45 p.m. with the show starting promptly at 6: 00 p.m.
(Monday) 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Evansville Museum 411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville
On August 21, 2017, the Tri-State will experience a total solar eclipse. The Evansville Museum has planned numerous activities on Saturday
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. For additional information and to register for the Eclipse Weekend, go to www.evansvillemuseum.org
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 40 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 9:30 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.
Mitch Luman, Director of Science Experiences
Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science
812-425-2406 x227 firstname.lastname@example.org