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Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:00am

Join Miss Trudy every Saturday to explore the art and science of the seasons through stories, songs, and games sprinkled with humor and fun! With the help of puppet friends Sheldon the Sheepdog and...

National Astronomy Day 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:00am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00am

Hands-On Happenings: Polystyrene Prints

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:30am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:00am

May First Sunday

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1:00pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11:00am

Current Exhibitions

A Work in Process:  Paintings by Gustave Blache III

Main Galleries

Through June 04

Ordinary people engaged in the process of their everyday work forms the primary subject matter of these intimate paintings by Louisiana artist Gustave Blache III. His painted scenes are contemporary. Yet, the size of Blache’s depictions, the...

Polymers in Art Through the Centuries

Soupçon Gallery

Through June 04

Polymers are chemical compounds composed of small, identical molecules called monomers that link together to form repeating structural units that resemble chains. Some polymers, like cellulose, occur naturally, while others, such as acrylic or nylon, are artificial. Using...

Absence and Presence: The Moons of Monica Zeringue

Universe Gallery

Through June 25

The Moon and its phases are the focus of the newest series, titled Absence and Presence, by New Orleans artist Monica Zeringue. Composed of paintings and renderings in graphite on primed linen, many embellished with beads, Zeringue’s...

It’s Academic: A Hands-On Art Experience

Colonnade Gallery

Through May 14

Six interactive displays invite visitors of all ages to draw, make collages, and even put on costumes while learning about traditional subjects in Western art.

The great art academies of Europe wielded considerable historic influence. These schools...

Planetarium Shows

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New Parking Information

Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...