Family Science Adventures
Experience science programs, hands-on exhibitions and inspiring shows! See below for all the exciting details. Don't forget to grab breakfast and lunch at our Mario's Cafe!
Da Vinci - The Genius exhibition
Become immersed in da Vinci’s timeless brilliance through full-scale interpretations of the mastermind’s inventions and unparalleled studies of his iconic art. An in-depth analysis of the famous “Mona Lisa” and more. Click here for details.
Da Vinci Demos and Activities
Through the Spring
Uncover the science behind da Vinci's artistry and ingenuity.
Seeing the Invisible: Schlieren (Streak) Imaging
Saturday, April 25: 12-4pm
Learn about refraction while watching heat come from your hand with a schlieren imaging system!
Presented by Rochester Institute of Technology
Click here for upcoming International Year of Light events!
Soar into combat in an effort to bring down a flying robot!
Live Science Performances
Auditorium Shows, Science Encounters and Electricity Theater
Exciting science demonstrations, live animals, musical lightning shows and so much more! Click here for schedules and more information. This week Live Science performances will be Sunday, only.
At the Strasenburgh Planetarium
Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia Huge thundering beasts tower over you in our newest giant-screen film.
Final Weekend! Wonders of Orion tours brilliant celestial objects.
Saturday Night Skies, 70s Laser and 90s Laser bring unique evening entertainment.
My Planets and Sun, Moon and Stars welcome young explorers to the Star Theater.
Click here for information and showtimes for all Strasenburgh Planetarium shows.
At the Cumming Nature Center
From Beasts to Botanicals: Natural Science Illustration exhibit
March 1–May 3
Featuring twenty-six illustrations from members of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.
Click here for details and upcoming events at the CNC.