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

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

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 back for a featured show for all ages. Included in general admission (free for members); admission price paid at the door.

Read and Create!

Join us on Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 11:15 AM and 2 PM for our Read and Create program!  Children ages 3-8 and their accompanying adults are invited to join us for a museum guide-led story time and art activity in the Republic Finance Gallery.  This program is included with museum admission and is free for...

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Create chemistry with BASF every 2nd and 4th weekend of the month! Explore the science of chemistry during these 45-minute hands-on workshops for young scientists ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults. Have fun learning and enjoy a different experiment each month! The March workshop is The Rainbow Connection. Each participant will also receive a cool branded...

Art After Hours Opening Reception for “Second Nature: Artworks by Chase Mullen”

Join us for our next Art After Hours on Friday, March 15, from 6 – 9 PM, to celebrate the opening of LASM’s newest exhibition, Second Nature: Artworks by Chase Mullen. This exhibition, which will be on view in The Soupçon Gallery, opens to the public on Saturday, March 16. The opening reception is generously sponsored by Raising...

Astronomy Day

Calling all wanna-be astronauts, stargazers, and astronomy lovers of all ages!  Join us for the return of “Astronomy Day” on Saturday, March 23, 2024. This family-friendly public program will feature astronomy-themed activities and demonstrations, astronomy-related Irene W. Pennington Planetarium shows, and BASF’s Kids’ Lab hands-on chemistry workshops.  "Astronomy Day" will begin with Stargazing in...