Nichelle Nichols as Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series looking at the camera

Nichelle Nichols as Uhura in the television series Star Trek: The Original Series, courtesy of CBS Studios

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Star Trek: Inspiring Culture and Technology

Online Class

A series of three self-guided online classes | Available through February 20, 2022

About the Program

Examine how Star Trek’s live-action television series and motion pictures have prompted audiences to question our history, humanity, and place in the universe.

Produced by the Smithsonian, this series of three self-guided online classes invites you to discover connections between Star Trek and culture, technology, and society. You’ll hear from experts, watch clips from the shows and films, and explore your own perspectives on and understanding of Star Trek’s lasting impact.

Special for the Skirball community! Receive complimentary admission to the exhibition Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds.