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Digital Video Theater & Planetarium

Click here for the schedule of public shows being offered in the 2016-2017 school year. 


The Digital Video Theater (DVT) & Planetarium is an outstanding educational resource to P-H-M schools and the greater St. Joseph County community, supporting learning across the curriculum and at all grade levels.


P-H-M students visit regularly to experience “digital” lessons projected in the state-of-the-art dome.  Hundreds of students and educators from neighboring districts also visit for scheduled field trips.


Additionally, the facility hosts nearly 50 informative and entertaining public shows each year, with topics ranging from Astronomy to Rock & Roll.  


Visit for all the details! 

  • The list of shows available or recommended for classroom visits
  • How P-H-M teachers should schedule their classroom visits
  • Frequently asked questions about visiting the DVT/Planetarium
  • The schedule of public shows hosted at the DVT/Planetarium
  • Links to recommended astronomy and “sky events” websites


Location & Contact Information


The DVT & Planetarium is located inside Bittersweet Elementary School (directly east of the Educational Services Center)
55860 Bittersweet Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545

Melinda O’Malley, is the director of P-H-M’s Planetarium and Digital Video Theater. Contact her at (574) 258-9569 or click to email her.