Featured Events

Featured Events

Ella’s Patio Party

Thursdays @ 5:30pm – 7:30pm
From June 13th – August 29th
$5 per person / FREE for members

Join Ella Sharp Museum for another summer season of Thursday evenings for live music, small plates from local favorites, and a cash bar on Ella’s Patio. Cover charge and donations benefit museum educational programming, events, and general operations.

Summer Ceramics

Wednesday, June 26 from 1-4pm
Thursday, June 27 from 6-9pm
Wednesday, July 10 from 1-4pm
Thursday, July 11 from 6-9pm
Wednesday, July 31 from 1-4pm
Thursday, August 1 from 6-9pm
Wednesday, August 14 from 1-4pm
Thursday, August 15 from 6-9pm

$25 per class / $20 per class for members

These classes are available for beginners through advanced. Beginner students can try out clay. More advanced students can fine-tune their skills. For those who do not plan on taking fall classes, students must take at least two classes (non-consecutive).

Laser Shows

Sunday, August 4 – Saturday, August 10
$6 per Adult / $4 per Child / 2 Free Member Events

Laser Music Shows return to Hurst Planetarium this August! Featuring classics like Pink Floyd and the Beatles, but also new contemporary hits from Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Radiohead! ** WARNING: flashing laser lights and strobes are used during this show.

 

Sunday August 4
6:00 p.m. – Queen
7:00 p.m. – Lady Gaga
8:00 p.m. – Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

 

Monday August 5
6:00 p.m. – Beatles
7:00 p.m. – Radiohead
8:00 p.m. – Led Zeppelin

 

Tuesday August 6
6:00 p.m. – Queen
7:00 p.m. – Daft Punk
8:00 p.m. – Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

 

Wednesday August 7
6:00 p.m. – Beatles
7:00 p.m. – Beyonce’
8:00 p.m. – Led Zeppelin

 

Thursdays August 8
6:00 p.m. – Museum Members Only Show
7:00 p.m. – Stranger Things
8:00 p.m. – Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

 

Friday August 9
6:00 p.m. – Museum Members Only Show
7:00 p.m. – Stranger Things
8:00 p.m. – Pink Floyd: The Wall

 

Saturday August 10
6:00 p.m. – Beatles
7:00 p.m. – Stranger Things
8:00 p.m. – Pink Floyd: Welcome to the Machine

Children’s One Day Clay Class

August 10 @ 10:00am – 1:00pm
$35 /$25 for members

Participate in a one-day children’s clay workshop themed around Ella’s Farm Animals. Student will learn how to create a hand built clay bank (pig, sheep, or cow themed) and how to use underglaze velvet to paint details. Following the creation, a small snack will be provided and students will visit Ella’s Farm House. Clay creations will be available for pick up once they have been glazed and fired by the instructor.

Murder Mystery at the Museum: Rescue Mission in Space

October 26 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
$60 per person/$110 per couple
$55 per person/$100 per couple for members

Join us for another stimulating evening of fine dining and engrossing live theater as we host our second annual Mystery Dinner. In keeping with our year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hurst Planetarium, our production this year will be “Rescue Mission in Space”, an exciting story of black holes, disappearing planets and lady heroes. Costumes encouraged.