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What’s doing at The Dome?

Imagine how exciting it must have been at Yerkes during its scientific heyday—casually passing respected astronomers in the hallway or watching them at work late into the night searching the cosmos. You can still walk where they walked, think your own big ideas where they thought, and create where they created. Yerkes Observatory is quite a vital place these days, filled with enthusiasm and imagination. Discover what’s happening now and how you can tap into the energy.

Lake Geneva Garden Club and Olmsted 200

We were honored to have our great friends at Lake Geneva Garden Club host A Garden Club of America Flower Show at Yerkes Observatory. What a week! LGGC put on spectacular events and exhibited the pleasantries of their hospitality in our Ann M. Drake Family Library, Hagenah Rotunda, and our new Yerkes Programs Room. Our…

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