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Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00am

Join Miss Trudy every Saturday to explore the art and science of the seasons through stories, songs, and games sprinkled with humor and fun! Geared especially for young children meet her special puppet friends,...

Far-Out First Friday: Of Dark August

Friday, August 5, 2016 at 6:30pm

Hands-On Happenings: Trees

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 10:30am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00am

August First Sunday

Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 1:00pm

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: A Hair-Raising Experiment

Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11:00am

Current Exhibitions

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...