Welcome to the GLPA Website

The Great Lakes Planetarium Association (GLPA) is a professional organization dedicated to supporting astronomy and space science education through planetaria, and offers membership to all individuals connected with the operation of planetariums regardless of geographic location.


2021 Annual Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan

November 10-13 — Thank you to everyone who joined us in Kalamazoo and to the entire staff of the Kalamazoo Valley Museum for a wonderful conference. Videos, photos, and the conference proceedings are now available.

Membership Resources Planetarium Shows

GLPA Full Dome Show Kit: The StarGazer!


GLPA is an affiliate of the International Planetarium Society (IPS), the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), and IMERSA (Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science & Arts).

GLPA is supported by a number of fine companies and organizations. To see the list of current GLPA Sponsors and explore their websites, please visit the GLPA Sponsors page. Their generosity has enriched the experiences of countless persons in the planetarium profession.