OMNIMAX® Theater Renovation: Film Projector, Seats Removed

Construction underway as Theater will be transformed to digital IMAX® with Laser Construction has begun in the OMNIMAX® Theater as crews remove the film projection system and the theater seats. In place of the original film projection system will be a state-of-the-art system with next-generation laser technology designed specifically for domed theater environments-IMAX® with Laser.… Continue reading

Fun Facts from the Science Center’s 2019 CANstruction

In June, the Science Center was the host site for the international hunger relief charity CANstruction design and build competition. Nine local teams of professional architects, engineers, contractors and designers created Polinator Week themed designs. The event was organized by Hastings + Chivetta Architects in collaboration with BatesForum, Fox Architects and JEMA. The results are… Continue reading

Science Center Hosts CANstruction Benefitting Operation Food Search

June 22 – June 30 Vote for your favorite CANstruction design on display through June 30. EVENT LEAD Hastings + Chivetta EVENT COLLABORATORS BatesForum, Fox Architects, JEMA PARTICIPATING TEAMS BatesForum CRB Fox Architects Gray Design Group Hastings + Chivetta Architects M+H Architects Mackey Mitchell Architects incite Design Studio Shannon & Wilson, Horner Shifrin, CASCO+R/5 CANstruction… Continue reading

Saint Louis Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science Program Celebrates 20th Graduating Class

ST. LOUIS, MO.(April 29, 2019) – The Saint Louis Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program is proud to celebrate its 20th graduating class. The program works with teens from communities traditionally underrepresented in science-related career fields throughout their high school years to increase their interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). The… Continue reading

Support Science Learning on Give STL Day

Give STL Day is a community-wide effort to support nonprofits making a difference in the St. Louis region. Organized by the St. Louis Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in the metropolitan area, Give STL Day is a 24-hour, online giving event celebrating the varied nonprofits, their missions, and the many ways they make our region… Continue reading

Mount Vesuvius

POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION to Open at the Saint Louis Science Center Alongside New OMNIMAX® Theater Film VOLCANOES: THE FIRES OF CREATION

ST. LOUIS, MO. (APRIL 8, 2019) – On May 17, the Saint Louis Science Center will open POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION, a traveling exhibition that highlights the history of the Roman city of Pompeii and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., which left the city destroyed –yet perfectly preserved –under 15 feet of ash… Continue reading

Astronomy Fact of the Day: March 6, 2019

On this date in 2009 a Delta II rocket carried the Kepler spacecraft into an Earth trailing orbit around the sun. The Kepler mission has ended; however, its data will be studied for many years into the future. Learn more about the Kepler misson.