Upcoming Events       


Viewing & Doing Art 
Ages 6-12
September Activity: Scarab Amulet 

SAT, SEPT 6  |  10:30 AM - 12 PM 

Design your own scarab amulet, or charm, in celebration of 50 years of ancient Egypt at LASM. The scarab beetle, which represented rebirth and regeneration, is one of the most recognizable symbols from ancient Egypt. Become inspired by visiting LASM's Ancient Egypt Gallery, where you can see examples of this popular symbol, and then make from clay a unique scarab amulet that is yours to keep! 


First Sunday
SUN, SEPT 7th  |  1 - 4 PM

Want a unique and free day out with your friends and family? Visit LASM on the first Sunday of the month! Discuss the artwork on view, discover how much you weigh on the moon, see a 2,300-year-old mummy, and browse the Museum Store's collection of items. Or, for a special reduced admission of $5 for adults and $4 for children and seniors, watch a movie on the planetarium's 60-foot dome.

This month's program sponsored by Entergy.


Special Presentation: Seashell Discoveries
SEPT 21  |  2 PM 

Dr. Emilio Garcia, a lifelong collector of shells, has been recording the molluscan biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico for almost a decade. Go underseas on an expedition with Dr. Garcia as he shows images and discusses the process of dredging for seashells in deep water on board the research vessel Pelican. This talk is being held in conjunction with Herman Mhire - Emilio Garcia: The Art & Science of Shells currently on view.  


BASF Kids' Lab
Ages 6–12
September Activity: Hold Everything 

SAT, SEPT  13 & 27     |  10:15 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM
SUN, SEPT  14 & 28     |  1:30 PM, 3 PM

Don't cry over spilled anything! join us while we explore some interesting and absorbent materials. Experiment with common household products, and discover an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property.

Sponsored by BASF. 


Canstruction Competition
AUG 28 - SEPT 12

Visit LASM to see the fascinating structures created for the Baton Rouge CANstruction competition. In this annual event, teams of participants from area design, building, and business communities build fanciful structures made entirely of cans of food and other nonperishable food items. After the display closes, all food will be donated to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. 

Don't miss seeing the results of this unique design and building competition in which everyone wins! The award reception will be held at LASM on Thursday, August 28th from 7 to 9 PM. For tickets, contact Kathleen Gordon at kathleen@aiabr.com or 225.936.5215.