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Faces of the Flood

Through September 3

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Upcoming Events

What's Next

Members’ Morning

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8:30am

Bring along your membership card and enjoy a complimentary breakfast while meeting the museum’s staff and learning about the upcoming solar eclipse from NASA Solar System Ambassador Linda Gauthier. Not a member...

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00am

Engineer It: Dream Big

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00am

August is all about you!

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11:00am

August is all about you!

Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 1:00pm

The Great American Solar Eclipse

Monday, August 21, 2017 at 12:00pm

Current Exhibitions

Alyce Simon: Atomic Art

Universe Gallery

Through February 04

Alyce Rothlein Simon (1925–2011) made radical artworks with the use of a particle accelerator, a machine historically referred to as “an atom smasher,” that exalt the power of nature.  A New York City artist, Simon was already...

Faces of the Flood

Main Galleries

Through September 03

A testament to the resilient and generous spirit of Baton Rouge, Faces of the Flood looks back upon the historic August flood of 2016 and its immediate impact on the Baton Rouge community.  Photographed amidst damaged homes, churches...

Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History

Colonnade Gallery

Through August 27

Reflect, preserve and share life stories in this hands-on display. Two installations by local school groups not only provide a glimpse into the lives of their youthful makers but also invite visitors of all ages to participate by adding...

Polymers in Art Through the Centuries

Soupçon Gallery

Through September 03

Polymers are chemical compounds composed of small, identical molecules called monomers that link together to form repeating structural units that resemble chains. Some polymers, like cellulose, occur naturally, while others, such as acrylic or nylon, are artificial. Using examples...

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New Parking Information

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