Visit Adler After Dark, our monthly event for 21+.
Enjoy cocktails against the award-winning view of the Chicago skyline seen only from the Adler. Amble around the Adler’s galleries or take in a sky or space show. See Saturn’s rings or Jupiter’s great red spot with your own eyes using the Adler’s telescopes. Explore our exhibits or play around with our After Hours Science activities and demonstrations.
Chinese New Year - February 21, 2013
It is the Year of the Snake, so come celebrate the festive sights and sounds of the Chinese New Year at Adler After Dark! The Adler has teamed up with the Chinese Fine Arts Society to bring you an incredible array of entertainment, including Chinese Lion Dancers, musicians, ribbon dancers and martial artists. Take time to wander the stalls of the Chinese Marketplace, or learn Chinese astronomy in the historic Atwood Sphere or the Chinese Sundials program.
The Doane Observatory will be open to the public from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be required for Doane Tours occuring for the rest of the evening. The Doane may close early or entirely due to weather. Doane Observatory Tours are subject to cancellation.
All guests must be 21 and up. A full bar and cafe menu is available. Please provide ID at the door.
Online ticket sales commence at 9:00 a.m. on February 1, 2013 and end at noon on February 21, 2013. Tickets are also available for sale at the box office during the event. No Refunds or Rainchecks.