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Current & Upcoming Events

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

Chemistry is Bananas: BASF Kids’ Lab

What do you have in common with a banana? Kids ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults will put on their gloves and goggles in order to discover the answer to this question, receiving a firsthand look at an amazing material that makes all life possible! Each participant will also receive a cool BASF backpack with surprises inside. Email kidslab...

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. 

Exploring the Hidden Music: Louisiana

In observance of American Heart Health Month, composer and artist Christopher Janney has produced a unique version of his Exploring the Hidden Music for Baton Rouge audiences. Inspired by Louisiana’s musical roots, his composition will draw upon aspects of Zydeco, southern Gospel, southern Blues, and shuffle-beat rhythms combined with electronic instruments and sounds for this 70-minute concert. Baton...

Free First Sunday: February 2020

Enjoy free Museum admission with access to $8 unlimited planetarium shows on the first Sunday of each month!  Free admission; $8 unlimited planetarium shows (members free) February sponsored by Entergy.

Romance in the Stars

Snack on desserts, sip wine, and explore the Museum after-hours between special showings of Romance in the Stars, a Valentine’s Day featurette exploring three mythical tales of romance in the night sky, in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium.  $12 for non-members; free for members

LASM King Cake Walk

Are you going Downtown for Mardi Gras? Help LASM decide who has the best King Cake in town! Sample cakes from some of the best bakeries in Baton Rouge, cast your vote for your favorite, and explore your Art & Science Museum before the parades roll down River Road! The winning King Cake will be announced on social media! Included...