Digital Dome Theater

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SUNY Corning Community College’s Planetarium is now the Digital Dome Theater, offering the Southern Tier of New York and Northern Tier of Pennsylvania more than a valuable astronomical resource. The newly renovated Digital Dome is equipped to offer educational experiences for all disciplines.

The new digital technology seamlessly integrates data, models, videos, and graphics from across the educational spectrum to engage audiences in a new immersive educational experience. The Corning Community College Digital Dome provides audiences with inspiring and amazing multimedia voyages on a 360 degree dome that are accessible to audiences of all ages and interests. The Dome offers programming for the public, schools, other groups, and private rentals. 

For more information on the Digital Dome Theater and its offerings, contact Jennifer (digitaldome@corning-cc.edu) at 607-962-9595.

James Hood's Mesmerica - where will it take you?

Special Program: Mesmerica
For a limited time the Digital Dome Theater will be showing Mesmerica in addition to our regularly schedule public shows.

Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world, creating an immersive experience designed to transcend time, relax, soothe, and stimulate your mind and senses...
 

January 26, 5:30pm, 6:45pm, 8:00pm
January 27, 4:00pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm
February 3, 4:00pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm, 7:45pm
February 17, 4:00pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm, 7:45pm

 
Purchase tickets for Mesmerica, Here
For assistance with ticketing please contact, boxoffice@jameshood.com

Public Shows

Now Showing: Two Small Pieces of Glass, trailer 

 
February 2, Two Small Pieces of Glass, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm
February 3, Two Small Pieces of Glass, 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
February 16, Two Small Pieces of Glass, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm
February 17, Two Small Pieces of Glass, 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
 
March 1, Birth of Planet Earth, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm
March 2, Birth of Planet Earth, 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
March 15, Birth of Planet Earth, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm
March 16, Birth of Planet Earth, 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
 
2024 Show Schedule
January, Black Hole First Picture
February, Two Small Pieces of Glass
March, Birth of Planet Earth
April, Oasis in Space
May, Dark Universe
June, Atlas of a Changing Earth
July, Living Worlds
August, Edge of Darkness
September, Dinosaurs at Dusk
October, Tales of a Time Traveler
November, Stars of the Pharaohs
December, Let it Snow
 
*Shows and times are subject to change. Check back the week before your visit to verify.
 
*The charge on your credit card statement will appear as "Corning Community NY"

Fees
$8/ adult, age 18-64
$6/ seniors, age 65+
$4/ children, 5-17
Free, children 4 and under (shows are in a dark environment that may frighten some young children)
Free, CCC students

Also interested in visiting the Observatory? Observatory Open Hours


Group Programs
The Digital Dome Theater offers programs to enhance your curriculum and meet your educational needs. Choose from existing programs or create your own. 

Click here to view the Digital Dome Programs.

Interested in learning more or scheduling a field trip, please email digitaldome@corning-cc.edu

Fees
$4/person

 

Rentals
The Digital Dome is available for private rentals. The dome seats 72. A party space is available with flexible furniture for food and/or activities. For more information contact digitaldome@corning-cc.edu

 

Birthday Parties
Looking for a space for your next birthday party? We’d be happy to host you. The dome is available for small parties of 20 or fewer. The two hour birthday party rental includes a private screening of a show of your choice followed by a live star talk of tonight’s sky. For an additional fee we can create custom content and activities. In addition to the dome we provide a space for cake and other activities. 

Fee
$200 for 2 hours and 20 people.
Additional time and activities for an additional fee.

Saturday and Sunday afternoons are reserved for parties but other times can be scheduled depending on building and staffing availability.

To schedule or make inquiries please contact digitaldome@corning-cc.edu

 

Accessibility
Audio enhancing devices are available. 

SUNY CCC is committed to ensuring welcoming and inclusive events. Please contact Accessibility@corning-cc.edu or (607) 962-9262 if you will need accommodations to participate.