2017 Pleiades National Planetarium Conference – Save the Date!

Meet us in Saint Louis for the Pleiades National Planetarium Conference! More »

Feature My Planetarium!

The Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society highlights one planetarium per season that is either exemplary, unique, updated, or has implemented new programming, automation, outreach programs, or is shining brightly in the MAPS region More »

MAPS Education Mentoring Network

Experienced Planetarium Professionals are willing to field calls for advice on curriculum, technology and planetarium related concerns. More »


2017 Armand Spitz Regional Meeting – Mystic, CT

“Engaging Audiences of all Ages”

When: June 8-9, 2017
Host: Treworgy Planetarium, Mystic Seaport Museum
Contact: Brian Koehler, Planetarium Supervisor, Brian.koehler@mysticseaport.org

2017 Armand Spitz Regional Meeting – Schenectady, NY

“History of Astronomy”

When: May 19-20, 2017
Host: Suits-Bueche Planetarium at miSci
Contact: Megan Norris, Planetarium Director, Megan.Norris@misci.org

2017 Armand Spitz Regional Meeting – Indiana, PA

“Seeing Light in the Darkness: Educating the Audience in the Year of the Eclipse”

When: May 19, 2017
Host: Indiana University Planetarium (IUP)
Contact: Ken Coles, kcoles@iup.edu

2017 Armand Spitz Regional Meeting – Lanham, Maryland

“Teaching and Learning Under the Stars”

When: May 19-20, 2017
Host: Howard B. Owens Science Center
Contact: Patty Seaton, Planetarium Specialist, pxts13@yahoo.com

2017 MAPS Armand Spitz Regional Meetings

This spring, join your fellow MAPS members at one of our Armand Spitz Regional Meetings, an established tradition of 1 or 2 day gatherings for sharing activities on various themes.

MAPS 2017 Officer Elections – Results

Congratulations to the new officers coming on board to MAPS. President-Elect April Whitt, Secretary Amie Gallagher and Treasurer Talia Sepersky are excited to start in their new positions and will be looking forward to your support as members. Thanks also to all the other candidates that ran. It is great to have a strong slate of people running for office.

-Jerry Vinski, President, 2017 Spring Constellation Newsletter

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