Kirkpatrick PlanetariumThe Kirkpatrick Planetarium is getting an upgrade! The planetarium will be closed for renovations beginning on Aug. 6 and will reopen in late September. The museum will be open with regular hours during the planetarium renovation.
Lovers of lightsabers, Wookiees, Ewoks and the rest of the Star Wars universe will come together on Friday, Dec. 9, at Science Museum Oklahoma for the museum’s Star Wars Science Overnight — just in time for the release of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Developed by SMO’s science educators, the program explores the science of Star Wars and how our galaxy compares to one that’s far, far away.
Children across the Oklahoma City metro can get hands-on with icy cold and culinary sciences, tinker with technology, explore the science of outer space and more during Science Museum Oklahoma’s “Weird Winter Wonders” and “Saturday Science” Winter Break Camps set for December.
Science Museum Oklahoma’s board of trustees has named museum Vice President of Programs and Outreach Sherry Marshall as its incoming president and CEO. Marshall, a native Oklahoman with more than 20 years of experience in museums and science education, will assume the role effective Dec. 1.