This Month at the Center

Discover this month's great events!

September 2014

Join us for these upcoming activities and events!

MAKE IT Weekends

July - November 2014
Located in Body Depot, Level 1

Ever wonder what you could create with electronics, crafts or even wood?
Are you a Do It Yourselfer or do you like working together? Become inspired, innovative and be a part of the MAKE IT community at Arizona Science Center every Saturday and Sunday!

MAKE IT Weekends in September, guests will be able to work with circuits and create a scribble machine!

APS Back To School Resource Fair

September 27, 2014
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Arizona Science Center invites educators to the APS Back to School Resource Fair at the Science Center. Enjoy professional development opportunities, and earn professional development hours for every session attended. Participate in networking activities with exhibitors at the Exhibitor Fair and with other educators during lunch. Attend an IMAX and Planetarium show, and explore the Center’s four levels with more than 300 hands-on exhibits and gallery presentations!

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Upcoming Fall Events

Adults Night Out

Join us in October for our next Adults Night Out: 1980s Fright Night

October 3, 2014
5:30-9 p.m.
FREE General Admission!

The first Friday of each month, Arizona Science Center opens its doors to the 18+ from 5:30-9 p.m. All four floors of hands-on science are FREE as is a New Times 'Best of Phoenix' award-winning lecture series (seating is first-come, first-served)! Special ticketed events, IMAX® films or Dorrance Planetarium presentations are available for an additional cost and we always roll out the cash bar and feature a variety of local DJs.

Art 360 in October will have Paige Sullivan as our guest artist. Guests will be able to explore artist's work in a unique and immersive experience as it comes to life on the dome of the Dorrance Planetarium.

More details to come about October’s First Friday event!

Girls in STEM

November 1, 2014
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join Arizona Science Center as we celebrate girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) . The event will offer hands-on engineering design challenges, opportunities to meet and visit with women in STEM, and collaborative problem solving activities. Generously sponsored in part by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation and Intel Corporation.

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FREE General Admission for Seniors on the First Tuesday of every month

This offer is for persons 62+ only. Please bring your driver’s license, passport or identification card with you day of.

Arizona Science Center Members Weekend Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Parking: Click here for directions and parking information

September 15 -18, the planetarium will be under maintenance, all shows are cancelled during these days.