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Current & Upcoming Events

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September - October 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. 

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...

Studio Saturdays: Color Theory

Get Colorful at Studio Saturdays, monthly artist-led workshops for creators ages 8-14 and their accompanying adults! In September and October, we will explore color theory through two different art-making projects in conjunction with the art exhibitions on view.  Click here to pre-register by the Thursday prior to your session! On-site registration is also available the day of the program...

International Observe the Moon Day 2019

Learn about Earth’s closest celestial neighbor with hands-on astronomy activities from 10 AM - 2 PM and lunar-themed planetarium shows all day! Don’t miss a special display about the Moon landing in Science Station.

October First Sunday

Enjoy free Museum admission with access to $8 unlimited planetarium shows on the first Sunday of each month! In October, create chemistry in the atrium with hands-on activities sponsored by BASF in celebration of National Chemistry Week! Free admission; $8 unlimited planetarium shows (members free). October program sponsored by BASF.

Art After Hours: Harmonies in Color

Join us for a vibrant evening of “edutainment” exploring Harmonies in Color! Experience a curator-led tour, conversation with artists featured in the exhibition, and a special dance performance by Of Moving Colors. Ticket price includes wine and hors d’ouevres. Free for members; $12 for non-members.

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything!

Have fun with chemistry at these 45-minute hands-on workshops for kids 6–12 and their accompanying adults. Join us in October for Hold Everything! Don't cry over spilled anything!  Join us while we explore some interesting absorbent materials. Experiment with some household products before exploring an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property. Each child also receives a...

A Halloween Day at the Museum

Muggles and magical folk alike will enjoy a day of WANDerful hands-on activities from 12 PM - 5 PM and planetarium shows all day, including the Halloween-themed shows The Worlds Within Star Wars, The Astronomical World of Harry Potter, and Fright Light, among others! Wear your best Halloween costume to be entered for a chance to win a gift basket full of...