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Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11:00am

Join Miss Trudy every Saturday to explore the art and science of the seasons through stories, songs, and games sprinkled with humor and fun! Geared especially for young children meet her special puppet friends,...

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 1:00pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 3:00pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 1:30pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 3:00pm

Far-Out First Friday: A Share of Summer

Friday, July 1, 2016 at 6:30pm

Current Exhibitions

The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons

Main Galleries

Through July 24

Animation is the illusion of movement using a sequence of images. While today we are familiar with the expediency and awesome effects of digital animation, it took strong drafting skills and much patience to create animation historically. The Art of...

The Origins of Animation: A Hands-on Exhibit

Through August 07

Technology has enabled us to achieve amazing visual effects. Yet, the earliest of animations were simple optical illusions. This display explores various historical and current devices used to achieve the appearance of movement, including the magic lantern, the zoetrope, the...

A Universe in Glass: Josh Simpson

Universe Gallery

Through September 18

Josh Simpson captures the vastness and complexity of the universe in sculptures composed of glass. Inspired by the beauty of the nighttime sky and other astronomical phenomena, he creates colorful works in traditional forms such as goblets, vases, bowls,...

Planetarium Shows

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New Parking Information

Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...