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Special Event – Art In Space 2012

Art in Space 2012

April 28, 7:00-8:30 pm

Registration Form (pdf)

Experience the beauty of space at the third annual benefit event, "Art in Space" at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. Enjoy an elegant evening of gazing at gorgeous galaxies, star clusters, and nebulas in our intimate theater. Marvel at the artwork of UWM staff, students and community members in the Art In Space gallery while supporting the UWM Planetarium's many programs for students and the community.
This is the second year the UWM Planetarium is partnering with the UWM Art and Design Department to create a truly artful event featuring:

  • A stellar show fusing art and space together
  • A gallery show in the Physics building hallway with several out-of-this-world artworks created by staff, students, and members of the community available for purchase
  • Complimentary refreshments

The dress code for this event is business casual.

This show is not intended for children under the age of 9.

Student $15
Early Bird Pre-Order Special $25
At the door $30

To purchase tickets in advance, download and print the Registration Form and mail it in with your check no later than April 20. Make checks payable to UWM Foundation. Please provide a way of communicating with you so that we may acknowledge receipt of your check. We do not share or sell your personal information with anyone.

Tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the event; however, this does not guarantee you a seat if the show is sold out.

Planetarium Crowd

Information For Artists

Now accepting submissions for Art In Space, a silent auction benefit event hosted by the UWM planetarium.

The art should be space-themed (any medium).

Artists will receive up to half the proceeds for their piece(s).

Please include the artist’s name, email, title of work, and a brief description of the artist/art with submission.

Submissions are due by Friday, April 6, 2012 between 2 and 5pm in Physics room 148.

Email with questions or early submissions.