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Current & Upcoming Events

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July - August 2019

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*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

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 Hour is open to all ages. 

Studio Saturday: August

Get creative during Studio Saturdays, monthly, artist-led workshops for creators ages 8-14 and their accompanying adults! In August, we will create monoprints using various tools based on our recent exhibition, ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection. Click here to register by the Thursday prior to the program! On-site registration is also available on the day of the program...

Woodstock 50th Anniversary

Get groovy with after-hours, music-themed planetarium shows in celebration of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary! View America’s Musical Journey at 5:15 PM, Laser Beatles at 6:15 PM, and The Pink Floyd eXperience at 7:15 PM.  Tickets for all three shows and two glasses of wine are $20; for members, $10. Seating is limited. Tickets may be purchased in advance ...

Creation Station Wednesdays

Enjoy hands-on arts and crafts for all ages in Discovery Depot’s Creation Station every Wednesday in July and August!

Art After Hours: Sound Is An Invisible Color

Meet multimedia artist and musician Christopher Janney and preview Sound Is An Invisible Color, the exhibition of his work.  A pioneer in sound and light art, Janney will discuss his innovative work and his latest commission, the entranceway to the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Admission is free for members, $10 for nonmembers.  Image:...

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Have fun with chemistry at these 45-minute hands-on workshops for kids 6–12 and their accompanying adults. In August, kids will participate in The pHun Factor, where they will explore the pH scale by identifying what unique pairings, such as lemons and vinegar and bananas and baking soda, have in common. Register on-site the day of the program...

BASF Kids’ Lab: Energy Loves Produce

Have fun with chemistry at these 45-minute hands-on workshops for kids 6–12 and their accompanying adults. Join us in September for Energy Loves Produce! Can potatoes tell time?  Can lemons light up?  Find out how electricity can be generated using some popular produce. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister ...

34th Annual Gala CHROMA: Color Your Senses

Visit our Gala page, lasm.org/gala, for ticket information, and to meet our sponsors! The Louisiana Art & Science Museum is proud to announce that CHROMA: Color Your Senses, our 34th Annual Gala, will take place on September 20, 2019. Purchase your tickets for one of Baton Rouge's best "party for a purpose" social events. Enjoy an...