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Current & Upcoming Events


Current & Upcoming Events

4th of July Celebration

Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate America in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium! 

CLICK HERE to learn more and buy your tickets! 

 Tickets are $20 (includes parking in LASM lot, instructions in receipt) for non-members or free for members; members will be sent an email with their discount code, or you can email ptaylor@lasm.org to receive your code. CLICK HERE to become a member. The art exhibitions Frank Hayden: Lift Every Voice and Soulful Journey: Randell Henry will also be open; CLICK HERE to learn more about these exhibitions by noted African American artists. 

5:00 PM - National Parks Adventure 

Join us for the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe-inspiring great outdoors. Explore the wilds of America and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in this fulldome, giant screen movie narrated by Robert Redford! 

6:00 PM - America’s Musical Journey

In America's musical journey, every chord, every riff, every bang of a drum tells a story. In America's Musical Journey, narrated by Morgan Freeman, these stories come together to create a soundtrack for the American experience, which showcases the nation's diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music, and innovation unlike anywhere in the world. 

7 PM - Laser Queen [NEW!]

See the BRAND NEW Laser Queen in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium! Experience this laser music show, featuring the classic rock band Queen's greatest hits, including favorites like Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites the Dust, and You're My Best Friend, on the 60 foot, 360-degree dome of the Planetarium.

Safety Information

Face masks are required (and will be provided free-of-charge to those who arrive without one). Reversible, cloth, washable ampersand masks in both child and adult sizes will be available for people who donate $25 or more to LASM's COVID-19 Relief Fund. CLICK HERE to donate. Groups will be seated 6 feet apart in the Planetarium.