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

BASF Kids’ Lab: pHun Factor

Do you have a nose for chemistry?  Lemons and vinegar, bananas and baking soda. What do these seemingly weird pairings have in common? Come explore the pH scale using two very different methods. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org....

Annual Meeting

Join us for a review of 2016 activities; introduction of the slate of nominees for the 2017 Board of Trustees; and a special recognition of volunteers, donors, and decade members. Stay for a reception at 5 PM to meet or catch up with fellow Art & Science Museum patrons.

Hands-On Happenings: Robots

Children and tinkerers of all ages are invited to build robots that race, spin, and light up. Designing and engineering your own robot can be as easy as playing with blocks!  Educators from the West Baton Rouge Parish Library will also offer a special class for fourth and fifth graders from 10:30 - 11:30 AM;...

March First Sunday

Spend some time with your friends or family this first Sunday at the Art & Science Museum. Free admission to the galleries, $6 reduced admission to planetarium shows, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities make this a fun and unique day out for all ages.

Engineering Day

Explore the world of engineering with us at our fourth annual Engineering Day! In partnership with LSU College of Engineering, this fun-filled festival will feature interactive stations showcasing a wide array of engineering and design specialties including robotics, 3D printing, bridge building, electricity, nano science, architecture, chemistry, solar powered cars, medical physics, and more. Presented by Albemarle...

BASF Kids’ Lab: Energy Loves Produce

Can potatoes tell time?  Can lemons light up?  Find out how electricity can be generated using some popular produce. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org; onsite registration is also available on a first come, first served basis. Groups...

Opening Reception: A Work in Process

Be among the first to explore our newest exhibition, A Work in Process: Paintings by Gustave Blache III. Meet the up-and-coming artist himself and mingle with friends while enjoying complimentary wine and appetizers. Polymers in Art through the Centuries will also be open for you to view, and take some time to get creative in It’s Academic:...

Art After Hours: The Substance of Art

What is art made of? Journey through the science of art beginning with an informal tour of Polymers in Art through the Centuries with LSU professor of chemistry John Pojman. Then go behind the scenes with New Orleans artist Monica Zeringue for a look at Absence & Presence: The Moons of Monica Zeringue. Along the way, preview an excerpt from...