This Month at the Center

Discover this month's great events!

August 2015

August Adults' Night Out
August 7, 2015
5:30–9 p.m.

All Adults' Night Out guests must check-in at the Guest Services to receive access into the event. RSVP for quicker entry into the Center and bring the print out of the ticket.

Lecture Topic: Gross Anatomy: Strange and Surprising Facts About the Human Body
7:00–8:00 p.m.

Guest speaker: Rebecca Fisher, Ph.D.M
Director of the Gross Anatomy Laboratory and Associate Professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix

Dr. Fisher earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her Ph.D. from Yale University. After graduation, she served as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Functional Anatomy and Evolution at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She joined the UA College of Medicine Phoenix as a founding faculty member in 2006 and was responsible for designing the anatomy curriculum and the gross anatomy laboratory. Dr. Fisher has been teaching human anatomy since 1998.

ART 360: Best of Season Two
6 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m.
Dorrance Planetarium

Highlighting a variety of styles, mediums, and dimensions, the August ART 360 features selected pieces from each artist that participated throughout the past year. ** Seating is first-come, first-served.

5:30 p.m.—doors open. I.D.s will be checked for general entry
6 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m.—ART360. Last showing: 8:15 p.m.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.—Lecture in our IMAX® Theater

Click here for more information on Adults' Night Out.

Members Only CREATE Weekends
July 18–September 13, 2015
10 a.m.–2 p.m.

CREATE at Arizona Science Center is a place where science, design, and engineering collide! Arizona Science Center is extending a special pre-opening invitation to Members. Starting July 18 through September 13, 2015, CREATE will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. exclusively for our current Arizona Science Center Members!

Not a member? Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

September Adults' Night Out
September 4, 2015
5:30–9 p.m.

Adults 18 and over get a chance to explore Arizona Science Center on Phoenix First Friday's for free from 5:30—9:00 p.m . Adults Night Out is an adult oriented event which includes a lecture, cash bar and Arts 360 in the Dorrance Planetarium! Last September, TGen’s Dave M Engelthaler gave a standing room only lecture “Can the Zombie Apocalypse Really Happen?” Don’t miss this September’s lecture with Engelthaler, Director, TGen North (Translational Genomics Research Inst.) about gnarly infectious diseases!

Also, see local artist, Lee Davis during September’s ART 360 in the Dorrance Planetarium. Lee Davis is a conceptual artist that interprets the subject of the sciences through his art in humorous and though provoking imagery. Davis’ work has been exhibited nationally and internationally with many pieces in private collections. See his work in the unique and immersive setting of the Dorrance Planetarium. ** Seating is first-come, first-served

September’s Adults’ Night Out is the last chance to see Arizona Science Center’s featured exhibition, Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body for only $6 per person during Adults’ Night Out. This exhibition uses incredible computer graphics and creative displays to bring the best-selling book Grossology, by Sylvia Branzei, to life!

All Adults' Night Out guests must check-in at the Guest Services to receive access into the event. RSVP for quicker entry into the Center and bring the print out of the ticket. Programming subject to change.

*Event is for adults 18 and over only. Children will not be permitted into the Science Center during this event. IDs will be checked at the ticket booths.


Arizona Science Center offers the following promotions for qualifying guests!

Freeport-McMoRan Employee Appreciation Month
July 1-31, 2015


Join your coworkers for hands-on science discovery at Arizona Science Center. Freeport-McMoRan employees and up to four (4) additional guests will receive free general admission! Please show your Freeport-McMoRan badge at the Admission Zones on the day of your visit. Kids under 3 are always free!

Note: There will not be any Freeport-McMoRan staff at the Admission Zones, therefore, your employee badge is the only form of identification that can be accepted.

• Free general admission to four floors of exhibits
• $5 IMAX® tickets - SPECIAL PRICE
• $5 Dorrance Planetarium tickets - SPECIAL PRICE
• $10 off Arizona Science Center Membership - SPECIAL DISCOUNT

Active Military
Members of the military with a valid identification card receive $2 off general admission. Only valid with general admission. Valid identification card must be shown at time of purchase.

Adults Night Out
Adults 18 and over receive free general admission during First Fridays every month! For more information, check out the Adults Night Out Schedule.

Looking for time to explore the Science Center without the chaperoning duties? Here's your chance! Arizona Science Center offers free membership to educators. Use these visits to familiarize yourself with our exhibits, prepare for an upcoming field trip and see previews of upcoming IMAX films and Planetarium shows! For more information, visit Memberships.

Groups of 15 or More
Receive a discount in general admission and shows when you have 15 or more in a group! Please call 602.716.2028 for details!

Indulge your youthful spirit every first Tuesday of the month. Seniors ages 62+ receive free general admission into the Science Center! Please bring your driver’s license, passport or identification card with you day of your visit.

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


Parking: Click here for directions and parking information

Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona has partnered with Arizona Science Center to show parents how to experience each venue with their children in rich and meaningful ways.

Click here to download an activity sheet that you can take with you on your visit to enhance your child’s education experience and make learning fun.