Science Under the Sea Stars
Ready, set, GLOW! Celebrate the Academy's bioluminescent animals and plants at this enlightening evening event for all ages.
Brighten up with Academy biologists at interactive displays featuring some of their favorite glowing specimens. Ooh and aah at a mesmerizing magic show. Feel the spark of inspiration at arts-and-crafts stations placed around the museum. Zoom through the cosmos and coral reefs in three immersive planetarium shows* at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 pm. See what our animals get up to after hours in the aquarium and rainforest.* And explore our newest exhibits, Hidden Wonders and Bugs!
Special members-only programming
We're amping up the wattage for Academy members. Join today and enjoy some exclusive event perks:
- Discounted admission for adults, including four complimentary youth tickets
- Early event entry at 6 pm
- Member wine tasting (21+ only, one complimentary wine tasting ticket per member adult)
- A special reading of Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator by author Emma Smith
- Additional programming for kids
- And more!
Enjoy science safely!
For a safe and fun evening for all, please keep the following in mind as you plan your visit:
- All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- Indoor masking is strongly encouraged, but not required.
- Food and drink must be enjoyed in the Academy Café or outdoors in the East or West Garden.
- For more information, please visit our Health & Safety page.
*Please note: Planetarium shows may not be appropriate for children under 7, and we regret that we cannot admit any child under 4. Last rainforest entry at 7:30 pm.