2022 Summer Series
Music of the Spheres and Evening with the Stars events are resuming in 2022, with ticket sales starting at noon on April 13, 2022 at ucsctickets.com. Join our mailing list for event news and updates. In 2022 we are also increasing the number Public Evening Tours and Photography Nights, for more opportunities to experience the Observatory at night.
Overview of the 42nd Annual Summer Series
Experience a night to remember at Lick Observatory: Visit us for exceptional music, lectures by renowned scientists, viewings through the historical 36″ Great Refractor and the 40″ Nickel Reflector telescopes and more! Our 2022 line-up:
|June 3rd, 8:30pm||Evening with the Stars||Raja GuhaThakurta|
|June 4th, 8:30pm||Music of the Spheres||White Album Ensemble
|June 24th, 8:30pm||Evening with the Stars||Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz|
|June 25th, 8:30pm||Music of the Spheres||Oscar Reynolds and Karumanta
|July 8th, 8:30pm||Evening with the Stars||Brad Hansen|
|July 9th, 8:30pm||Music of the Spheres||Tod Dickow with Charged Particles
|July 22nd, 8:30pm||Evening with the Stars||Garth Illingworth|
|July 23rd, 8:30pm||Music of the Spheres||Golden Bough
|August 5th, 8:00pm||Evening with the Stars||Brian Day|
|August 6th, 8:00pm||Music of the Spheres||Fire and Grace
|August 19th, 8:00pm||Evening with the Stars||X. Prochaska|
|August 20th, 8:00pm||Music of the Spheres||The Black Cedar Trio
Due to safety regulations, children must be at least 8 years of age for admission and accompanied by an adult. Due to late program hours, the programs may be difficult for children under 12. The concert evenings (“Music of the Spheres”) are for visitors 12 and older. All events will take place rain or shine.
Become a Friend of Lick and Get Tickets Early
The deadline for becoming a FoLO member to enjoy this member benefit is March 1st, 2022 for the 2022 Summer Series. As a thank you for supporting the observatory, members get special access to purchase tickets for the Summer Series one week before the general public. To receive updates and news from us, join our mailing list.
Blast from the Past
Check out this program from 1984! Our marketing materials may have changed, but the program is still a classic.