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

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything!

Ages 6-12 & their accompanying adults

Don't cry over spilled anything! Join us while we explore some interesting and absorbent materials. Experiment with common household products before exploring an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property. 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. Groups...

Hands-On Happening: Cut it Out!

Are you ready to get creative? Branch out with us at this month’s hands-on art workshop as we make beautiful tree artwork by using both origami paper and tree silhouette cut-outs. With inspiration from our Lovely as a Tree exhibition, museum educators will help guide you in creating your own masterpiece.

October 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. Sponsored by BASF

Far-Out First Friday: Dynamic ‘80s

Join us in the planetarium for a dynamic ’80s celebration at this month's Far-Out First Friday!  Kick off the evening by leaving Earth and journeying to the colorful birthplaces of stars with our premiere presentation of From Earth to the Universe. You'll also get to discover how the sky and stars looked in the 1980s...

BASF Kids’ Lab: Energy Loves Produce

Can potatoes tell time?  Can lemons light up?  Stop by and 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. Groups that schedule in advance may receive confirmed reservations and...

Capitol City Contemporary Reception

Join us as we celebrate present and past Capitol City Contemporary artists, and the artists whose work is included in Lovely as a Tree. Learn more about the current art scene, rub shoulders with some of Baton Rouge’s finest artists, enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres, and explore our current art exhibitions. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $5.50...

A Halloween Night at the Museum

Enjoy Halloween in a new way at our second A Halloween Night at the Museum! Don your Halloween attire and experience three special showings in a fulldome planetarium. Get your Platform 100 ¾ ticket to discover how some of your favorite Harry Potter characters got their names in The Astronomical World of Harry Potter. Then, show your knowledge in an...