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Current & Upcoming Events

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September-October 2018

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

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Bring your little ones to 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.

33rd Annual Gala

Save the date for our 33rd Annual Gala on October 5, 2018! It is the social event of the fall season and Baton Rouge's biggest "party for a purpose." LASM's 33rd Annual Gala will be a glittering night of food, drink and dancing. On view will be the Museum's latest exhibition, "Lin Emery: A Force of Nature," celebrating the...

Hands-On Happenings: Hanging Mobiles

Whether you're young or young at heart, come creative with us on the first saturday of every month at this hands-on workshop. For October, make your own hanging mobile inspired by the (literally) moving art of Lin Emery featured in our exhibition A Force of Nature.

October First Sunday

Sometimes the best things in life are free. With free admission and $6 unlimited admission to planetarium shows, make your family and your budget happy with a trip to the Art & Science Museum. For this special First Sunday, get hands-on with chemistry-related activities sponsored by BASF in celebration of National Chemistry Week! Sponsored by BASF. 

International Moon Observation Day

Join us in in celebration of International Observe the Moon Night! During the day, we will have hands-on activities, a presentation of moon rock samples, and special planetarium shows that explore the scientific and cultural importance of our closest celestial neighbor. Catch showings of  Earth's Wild Ride at...

A Halloween Day at the Museum

What happens when you combine Harry Potter with astronomy and art in a historic train station turned museum? Join us to find out! Featuring special planetarium shows each hour, themed activities including Make Your Own Howler and Butterbeer tasting beginning at 2 PM, and a live presentation of The Astronomical World of Harry Potter at 5 PM, this is sure to be...