C2ST Eclipse Viewing

April 8, 2024
11:30 am – 3:30 pm

DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center
DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, East 56th Place, Chicago, IL, USA

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A total solar eclipse is coming to the United States on April 8th. Here in Chicago we will have a chance to see 95% partial solar eclipse.

Join C2ST and the DuSable Museum as we experience the solar eclipse! This event is an opportunity to participate in hands-on educational activities centered around the eclipse, witness the awe-inspiring spectacle first hand and speak with experts in the field of astronomy.

Eclipse viewing glasses will be available too!

Event Details

This event will be free to the general public. School groups are welcome as well. Please register in advance via the button above.

Event activities will run from 11:30 to 3:30. The event kicks off at 11:30 with a talk and Q&A from Astrophysicist, Dr. Claudio Ugalde. There will also be a variety of hands-on activities throughout the event. The peak time to view the solar eclipse in Chicago will be from 2:00 to 2:15.

Please come to the South Entrance of the DuSable Museum for the event. This entrance, also known as the Harold Washington Entrance, is located on 57th Street.

Eclipse Viewing Glasses provided by the Museum of Science and Industry. Telescopes provided by the CPL Library of Things.

Notice: As a guest of the Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST), you agree to be photographed, videotaped, or filmed and grant C2ST permission to put the finished footage/photography to any uses that it may deem proper including marketing, advertising (print, radio, and television) and PR-related activities.