Saturday, December 9, 2023 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...
Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 11:00am
Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 1:00pm
Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 3:00pm
Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 1:30pm
Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 3:00pm
Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 10:00am
The Art of Looking Up: Following the Stars, from Ancient Cultures to the Webb
Main Gallery: Second Floor
Through April 21
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium, we continue our yearlong celebration of showcasing art that has been inspired by space and space exploration. In this exhibition, The Art of Looking Up: Following the...
Celestial Imaginings: Artists Exploring the Galaxies
The Republic Finance Gallery
Through January 28
Have you ever looked up at the sky on a starry night? Were you searching for the key to life’s mysteries in the heavens above? Then you are not alone. Throughout history, humans have been searching for answers...
Artistry and Accuracy: Botanical Illustrations by Margaret Stones
Through March 03
Artistry and Accuracy: Botanical Illustrations by Margaret Stones, the botanical illustrations of Australian-born Margaret Stones (1920—2018) are a seamless combination of art and science. The artist’s drawings document Louisiana’s plants and flowers with accurate scientific detail...
Pinpointing the Stars
Through August 01
Pinpointing the Stars features works from the permanent collection that highlight the planetarium’s history, the timeline of its development, and its focus on the stars. The star plates that are on view were part of the Zeiss...
Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...