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LASM is now open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 AM - 2 PM and Saturdays from 9:30 AM - 5 PM. The hands-on children's galleries Discovery Depot and Science Station remain closed due to COVID-related government mandates; visit virtual-lasm.org for hands-on activities that you can do at home! Masks are required and will be provided free-of-charge to those who arrive without one. See you soon!

Upcoming Events

What's Next

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, December 5, 2020 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...

A Very Merry Museum

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 9:30am

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 10:00am

12 Days of Giving

Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12:00pm

12 Days of Giving

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 12:00pm

12 Days of Giving

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 12:00pm

12 Days of Giving

Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 12:00pm

Current Exhibitions

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...

Landscape Abstracted: Will Henry Stevens

Soup├žon Gallery

Through July 11

This exhibition presents the work of Will Henry Stevens (1881-1949), an important modernist painter and naturalist known for his two distinct artistic styles: Representational Naturalism and Southern Modernism. Stevens' clearly separated his two bodies of work, exhibiting his objective landscapes...

Capital City Contemporary 5: Water

Colonnade Gallery

Through December 13

The fifth installation of Capital City Contemporary, a biennial exhibition begun in 2014 that spotlights the work of local and regional artists who exemplify Louisiana artistry, focuses on the theme of Water. In Louisiana, possibly more than anywhere else...

Frank Hayden: Lift Every Voice

Main Galleries

Through January 03

Frank Hayden (1934-1988) is considered one of Louisiana’s most influential sculptors from the second half of the twentieth century. His monumental public art continues to define the downtown landscape of Louisiana’s capital city and may be...

Planetarium Shows


Parking Information

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