The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Free Planetarium Programs

Looking for some educational and entertaining astronomy while you're staying safe at home?  Please enjoy these planetarium shows adapted for smaller screens, courtesy of Audio Visual Imagineering.

“Legends of the Night Sky: Orion”

“Legends of the Night Sky: Orion”

An imaginative look at the stories and legends about Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky.

“Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda”

“Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda”

Poor beautiful princess Andromeda, she is going to be sacrificed to Cetus, a sea monster, in punishment for her mother's bragging.  Just what did her mother, Queen Cassiopeia, do to bring this on?  It seems that Andromeda needs a hero, but who will come to save her?  Could it be the dashing Perseus?  He is currently on a daring mission to defeat the awful Medusa.  Just who is this Perseus?  What is his backstory?  Experience the mythological tale of Perseus, Andromeda, Cetus, Cepheus, and Cassiopeia in this delightful and fun-filled retelling of the Greek story that ties these constellations together.

“The Little Star That Could”

“The Little Star That Could”

Follow the journey of Little Star as he wanders the galaxy searching for his own family of planets in this animated family adventure.  Along the way he discovers a cast of colorful stars with their own stories and personalities, as well as his true name.

“The Moon”

“The Moon”

Find out all about our nearest neighbor in space, our beautiful moon.

“The Weather”

“The Weather”

Explore how we observe and predict the weather, and learn different types of clouds.