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A Work in Process: Paintings by Gustave Blache III

Through June 4

Sponsored by:
Richard C. Colton Jr.

The planetarium theater is closed for upgrades through Thursday, May 25, but please enjoy the rest of the museum!

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Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, April 8, 2017 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! With the help of puppet friends Sheldon the Sheepdog and...

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1:00pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3:00pm

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:30pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3:00pm

Current Exhibitions

Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History

Colonnade Gallery

Through October 01

Reflect, preserve and share life stories in this hands-on display. Two installations by local school groups not only provide a glimpse into the lives of their youthful makers but also invite visitors of all ages to participate by adding...

A Work in Process:  Paintings by Gustave Blache III

Main Galleries

Through June 04

Ordinary people engaged in the process of their everyday work forms the primary subject matter of these intimate paintings by Louisiana artist Gustave Blache III. His painted scenes are contemporary. Yet, the size of Blache’s depictions, the ornate...

Polymers in Art Through the Centuries

Soupçon Gallery

Through September 03

Polymers are chemical compounds composed of small, identical molecules called monomers that link together to form repeating structural units that resemble chains. Some polymers, like cellulose, occur naturally, while others, such as acrylic or nylon, are artificial. Using examples...

Absence and Presence: The Moons of Monica Zeringue

Universe Gallery

Through June 25

The Moon and its phases are the focus of the newest series, titled Absence and Presence, by New Orleans artist Monica Zeringue. Composed of paintings and renderings in graphite on primed linen, many embellished with beads, Zeringue’s images...

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