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

BASF Kids’ Lab: Happy Hands

Oil and water do mix in this experiment! Understand the key role emulsifiers play in a popular body product. Apply this knowledge while mixing up hand lotion that is yours to keep. 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...

Hands-On Happenings: Bug Out

Whether you’re young or young at heart, get creative this summer at our Hands-On Happenings workshops. Join us on July 1 to learn about the amazing world of Incredible Insects in Science Station, and make an artistic bug print that is yours to keep.

August 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. August First Sunday sponsored by Cox Communications

BASF Kids’ Lab: Playful Polymers

Slippery, ooey, and gooey -- oh my!  Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep. 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; on-site registration is available the day of each program on...

Members’ Morning

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 yet? Join at the door!

Engineer It: Dream Big

Discover how today’s engineers are inspiring the world at our new monthly Engineer It workshop for all ages, featuring interactive activities with the American Society of Civil Engineers and special showings of Dream Big. Are you ready to build a better summer? Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge

The Great American Solar Eclipse

Join us on the Mississippi River Levee behind the planetarium theater to experience the Great American Solar Eclipse. (The museum itself will be closed.) You’ll be able to grab your own pair of solar viewing glasses from us for only $2.