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Sun Light / Star Light

Contemplations on the Solar Orb

Through January 3, 2016

Experience the sun like never before through videos, sculptures, and paintings!

Upcoming Events

What's Next

Art After Hours: Here Comes the Sun

Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 5:30pm

The Sun has long fascinated scientists as well as artists, writers, and musicians. Join us in celebrating the Sun at a special Art After Hours. Warm up as you listen to sunny music...

Festival of Lights

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 5:00pm

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 11:00am

Doctor Spark, The Roving Explainer

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 12:00pm

First Sunday

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 1:00pm

Holiday Shop Hop

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 11:00am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00am

Current Exhibitions

Sun Light/Star Light: Contemplations on the Solar Orb

Main Galleries

Through January 03

Presented in honor of the International Year of Light, Sun Light / Star Light provides a telling glimpse into the ways in which we think about the Sun in terms of its aesthetic, scientific and spiritual dimensions.


Capitol City Contemporary 2: Landscape

Colonnade Gallery

Through January 10

Capitol City Contemporary honors local and regional artists who are contributing to the vitality of the state’s current art scene. This second annual display spotlights the age-old tradition of landscape painting. On view are recent works in...

25 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope

Universe Gallery

Through January 17

Since its launch in April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has provided stunning images of far-away stars, galaxies, and nebulae, and has shed light on many of the great mysteries of the universe. Today, HST continues to provide views...

Planetarium Shows


New Parking Information

Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...