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*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

BASF Kids’ Lab

Ages 6–12
August Activity: The Rainbow Connection
Science Station Lab | 45-Minute Sessions

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:00am
Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 1:00pm
Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 3:00pm
Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 1:30pm
Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 3:00pm
Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00am
Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 1:00pm
Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 3:00pm
Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 1:30pm
Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 3:00pm

Is black ink really just made of black dye? Can you create a rainbow by only adding water? Participants will grab some markers and filter paper to explore the magic behind a colorful chemical process.

Sponsored by BASF.

Engineer It: Water Works

Ages 6–12

Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 1:00pm

Explore the wonderful world of water in this unique hands-on learning experience for aspiring young engineers. Roll up your sleeves and work together to make some dirty water clean again while learning about the water filtration process and the relevance of engineering in our daily lives. At least one adult is required to attend per every four children.

Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers of Baton Rouge and Forte & Tablada.

Viewing & Doing Art

Ages 6–12

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 10:30am

September Activity: Snapology |

Explore and pick up some inspiration from the current Folding Paper exhibition, then create your own modular origami with your family!

First Sunday

Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 1:00pm

When is the last time you saw a 2,300-year-old mummy? First Sundays at the Art & Science Museum are a great opportunity to discover a wide variety of unique treasures – including the Ancient Egypt Gallery, rotating fine art exhibitions, hands-on children’s galleries, a planetarium, and more! Plus, on every first Sunday of the month you canenjoy free admission to all galleries and reduced admission to planetarium show.

BASF Kids’ Lab

Ages 6–12
September Activity:  Playful Polymers
Science Station Lab | 45-Minute Sessions

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00am
Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 1:00pm
Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 3:00pm
Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 1:30pm
Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 3:00pm
Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:00am
Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 1:00pm
Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 3:00pm
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:30pm
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3:00pm

Slippery, ooey, and gooey – oh My!  Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep. Each child will also receive a backpack with surprises inside!

Sponsored by BASF.

Engineer It: Water Works

Ages 6–12

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00pm

Explore the wonderful world of water in this unique hands-on learning experience for aspiring young engineers. Roll up your sleeves and work together to make some dirty water clean again while learning about the water filtration process and the relevance of engineering in our daily lives. At least one adult is required to attend per every four children.

Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers of Baton Rouge and Forte & Tablada.

Louisiana Photographic Society:

A Creative Journey with Parish Kohanim

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 2:00pm

Join us at the Art & Science Museum as photographer Parish Kohanim explores his diverse body of work, composed of award-winning commercial assignments, painterly-style portraits, landscapes, and fine art black and white imagery. Discover the importance of unconventional lighting, proper composition techniques, and much more in creating dynamic photos. Kohanim will also take you behind the scenes on some of his commercial assignments, as well as discuss his book project with Cirque Du Soliel performers.