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The Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Encouraging discovery, inspiring creativity, and fostering the pursuit of knowledge!

LASM is now open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 AM - 2 PM, Saturdays from 9:30 AM - 5 PM, and Sundays from 10:00 AM (doors open at 9:45 AM) to 5 PM. The hands-on children's galleries Discovery Depot and Science Station remain closed at this time. Masks are required and will be provided free-of-charge to those who arrive without one. 

Upcoming Events

What's Next

Saturday Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:00am

Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10 AM! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive presentation, then sit...

International Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:00am

Sunday Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 10:00am

Art After Hours: Our Louisiana

Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 5:30pm

Saturday Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 10:00am

Sunday Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 10:00am

Saturday Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 10:00am

Current Exhibitions

Playing House: Miniatures from the Permanent Collection

Colonnade Gallery

Through January 15

Have you ever played with a dollhouse or built a model? If so, you have played with a miniature! Experience this charming exhibition of miniatures from LASM's permanent collection, which explores the development of miniatures from luxury collectible...

Our Louisiana

Main Galleries, Floor 1

Through January 14

Museums are monuments to wonder, exploration, and discovery. The objects found within their galleries bring to life the stories of the past, today, and those not yet written. These objects may be ancient artifacts, fine oil...

Experimental Light: Alyce Simon & Eva Lee

Main Galleries, 2nd Floor

Through July 11

This exhibition explores the work of Alyce Simon and Eva Lee, female artist-scientists who have created experimental works of art. Each artist has taken her talents and, through interdisciplinary partnerships with the scientific community, harnessed light to create...

Cosmos: Imagining the Universe

Universe Gallery

Through July 18

Since the beginning of time, humans have sought to understand the Universe. The artists whose works are on view in this exhibition each present their own attempts to decipher the Universe, expressing scientific data with emotive imagery and visually...

Planetarium Shows

OUR STORIES

Parking Information

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