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Far-Out First Friday: A Share of Summer

Friday, July 1, 2016 at 6:30pm

Join us for a cool night of summery planetarium shows at this month’s Far-Out First Friday. You'll also have the opportunity to make someone else's season a little brighter through...

Hands-On Happenings: Cel Animation

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 10:30am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11:00am

July First Sunday

Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 1:00pm

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Happy Hands

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Happy Hands

Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1:00pm

Current Exhibitions

The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons

Main Galleries

Through July 24

Animation is the illusion of movement using a sequence of images. While today we are familiar with the expediency and awesome effects of digital animation, it took strong drafting skills and much patience to create animation historically. The Art of...

The Origins of Animation: A Hands-on Exhibit

Through August 07

Technology has enabled us to achieve amazing visual effects. Yet, the earliest of animations were simple optical illusions. This display explores various historical and current devices used to achieve the appearance of movement, including the magic lantern, the zoetrope, the...

A Universe in Glass: Josh Simpson

Universe Gallery

Through September 18

Josh Simpson captures the vastness and complexity of the universe in sculptures composed of glass. Inspired by the beauty of the nighttime sky and other astronomical phenomena, he creates colorful works in traditional forms such as goblets, vases, bowls,...

Planetarium Shows


New Parking Information

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