Planetarium Shows

The Living Arts & Science Center

Friday, January 6th
4:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Wednesday, January 11th
3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Friday, January 13th
4:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Monday, January 16th
10:00am - 11:00am EST
Monday, January 16th
2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Wednesday, January 18th
3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Friday, January 20th
4:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Wednesday, January 25th
3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Friday, January 27th
4:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Admission Fee: $5

The Farish Planetarium, the only public planetarium in Lexington, features 20+ show titles that cover topics from the basics of astronomy and the history of space exploration, to stories of dinosaurs and the beautiful network of life on Earth.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to shows to ensure a spot! Tickets are sold first-come-first-served.

Tickets are purchased in the gift shop (first room on the left when entering the building).

Schedule:

  • Friday, January 6th: At 4:00 pm we will be showing Exoplanets, examining the many unique and extraordinary worlds outside of our solar system! (Recommended for ages 4th grade and up)
  • Wednesday, January 11th: At 3:30 pm we will be showing Life in the Universe, a history of astronomy with hypotheses of life elsewhere on Earth. (Recommended for ages 2nd grade and up)
  • Friday, January 13th: At 4:00 pm we will be showing Two Small Pieces of Glass, a look back at the history of telescopes and how we observe the universe beyond our planet.
  • Monday, January 16th: At 10:00 am the Children’s Show will feature Lars the Little Polar Bear, an illustrated story of a baby polar bear exploring the Arctic with his family and friends. (Recommended for ages Pre-K and up) At 2:00 pm we will be showing Habitat Earth, an exploration of the diverse habitats on Earth from the scale of a single tree’s root system to the global migrations of many of Earth’s animals. (Recommended for ages 2nd grade and up)
  • Wednesday, January 18th: At 3:30 pm we will be showing Dark Matter Mystery, which expands on the topic of physics and dark matter. (Recommended ages 8th grade and up)
  • Friday, January 20th: At 4:00 pm we will be showing Cosmic Castaways and learning about what happens when galaxies collide and the potential futures of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies. (Recommended ages 6th grade and up)
  • Wednesday, January 25th: At 3:30 pm we will be showing Space Opera, a dramatic telling of humanity's explorations of space accompanied by operatic composition (Recommended for ages 4th grade and up)
  • Friday, January 27th: At 4:00 pm we will be showing Exoplanets, examining the many unique and extraordinary worlds outside of our solar system! (Recommended for ages 4th grade and up)