October Skies

Thursday, September 23, 2004
Special Program
for Families:
A Special Evening of Gallery and Galaxy Hopping especially for Adults and Children (8 years old and above).

Visit the Carlos Museum’s new Greek Gallery and enjoy a Planetarium Show on Ancient Greek Skies!
Time & Location: Tour the new Greek galleries in the Carlos Museum any time between 5:30 and 9:00PM.
Carlos Museum
572 South Kilgo Circle


Enjoy "Greek Skies" Planetarium Shows starting at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 PM. Seating is limited. (The show lasts approx. 30 minutes.)
Emory Planetarium, E300
Math and Science Center
400 Dowman Drive

To get from the Museum to the Planetarium, just walk across the Quad.

To celebrate the opening of the Carlos Museum’s new Ancient Greek galleries, the Museum and Emory’s Department of Physics invite you to a special evening of gallery and galaxy hopping.

You can begin at either the Carlos Museum, any time between 5:30 to 9:00PM. Or, you can start your evening with a Greek Skies planetarium show at the Emory Planetarium.

Planetarium shows last half an hour; you can attend at 6:30, 7:30 or 8:30 PM. Seating is limited.

In the Planetarium, Dr. Rick Williamon will tell the timeless stories of Greek gods and heroes as they unfold in the night sky.

In the Museum, you’ll be able to see some of these same myths and tales depicted in ancient works of art.

Refreshments fit for a god or goddess will be on sale by the Astronomy Club (to benefit future programs).

On the Quad, you’ll find guides in ancient Greek costumes to ferry you back and forth between the Museum and the Planetarium.

We hope you, your family and your friends will be able to join us for this evening of myths and merriment.

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