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Join us for the 34th Annual Gala

The Museum will be closed to the public on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 in preparation for its 34th Annual Gala, CHROMA: Color Your Senses. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door!

Upcoming Events

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Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00am

Come gather around our “camp fire” and learn about stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky. After this educator-led, interactive sky presentation, sit back and enjoy a featured planetarium show. Family...

The Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00am

Studio Saturdays: Color Theory

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Energy Loves Produce

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:00am

The Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Energy Loves Produce

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 1:00pm

Current Exhibitions

Sound Is An Invisible Color

Main Galleries (Floor 2)

Through March 01

Sound Is An Invisible Color spotlights the multimedia work of Christopher Janney, who designed Harmonic Grove, the entrance to the newly-built Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. A pioneering artist working with sound,...

Harmonies in Color: Six Contemporary Perspectives

Main Galleries (Floor 1)

Through March 01

Color is fundamental to an understanding of our world and profoundly affects our daily lives. Although visible color constitutes only a small portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, it is complex and endlessly fascinating to artists and scientists alike. Harmonies...

Astral Visions: Photographs by Connor Matherne

Universe Gallery

Through December 01

What do you see when you look up at the night sky? Using high-tech equipment and creativity, astrophotographer Connor Matherne sees the mysterious beauty of galaxies and nebulae located thousands of light-years away. Matherne is a Louisiana State University graduate...

Frameworks of Absence: Brandon Ballengée

Soupçon Gallery

Through October 27

The poignant, interdisciplinary exhibition Frameworks of Absence: Brandon Ballengée stands as both a monument to what has been lost to extinction and what may be lost if decisive action is not taken. The Earth is occupied by an...

Planetarium Shows

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