Double Feature: Stargazers of Africa & Follow the Drinking Gourd / Wednesday, February 21 at 11:00am
Stargazers of Africa- From the dawn of time, African people have looked to the skies above for inspiration and guidance. Stargazers of Africa is a journey connecting the stars, moon, and planets to the people across this great continent- from long ago to the stargazers of today.
Follow the Drinking Gourd- Discover how people have used the stars throughout history as a guide. Explore the African American folk song, “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” and learn how its words helped freedom-seekers on their journeys. See stars during a virtual experience thanks to the Joseph Moore Museum’s planetarium and learn more about the “drinking gourd” in the night sky.
Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188
Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (Let’s Go To The Planetarium MKE!)