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Faces of the Flood

Through September 3

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Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, July 29, 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...

August is all about you!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 8:30am

August is all about you!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:30am

August is all about you!

Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 8:30am

August is all about you!

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 8:30am

Hands-On Happenings: Bug Out

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:30am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00am

Current Exhibitions

Alyce Simon: Atomic Art

Universe Gallery

Through December 02

Alyce Rothlein Simon (1925–2011) made radical artworks with the use of a particle accelerator, a machine historically referred to as “an atom smasher,” that exalt the power of nature.  A New York City artist, Simon was already...

Faces of the Flood

Main Galleries

Through September 03

A testament to the resilient and generous spirit of Baton Rouge, Faces of the Flood looks back upon the historic August flood of 2016 and its immediate impact on the Baton Rouge community.  Photographed amidst damaged homes, churches...

Incredible Insects

Science Station Gallery


Get up-close and personal this summer with some of the most bizarre yet astonishing insects. This intimate display of specimens is on loan from the Louisiana State Arthropod Museum and shown alongside scientific illustrations by Mississippi artist Joe MacGown. Among...

Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History

Colonnade Gallery

Through September 03

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...

Planetarium Shows


New Parking Information

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