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Current & Upcoming Events

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

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 shows.

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

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.


Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Visit the participating CANstruction: Can Wars venues during a walk from 6 - 7 PM leaving from the Art & Science Museum. Then from 7 - 8 PM, stay at the Art & Science Museum for a celebration of this collaborative exhibition and food drive. 

Tickets are $20 in advance (before 9/11) or $15 at the door and may be purchased here: https://squareup.com/market/aia-baton-rouge/canstruction-celebration-cantina-walk-ticket Kids in Star Wars costumes will receive free admission! 

Opening Reception - Capitol City Contemporary 2: The Landscape

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 5:30pm

Celebrate the opening of Capitol City Contemporary! Learn more about the current art scene, rub shoulders with some of Baton Rouge’s finest artists, and enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students, and free for members. 

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.