Upcoming Events

 
 
 
FIRST SUNDAY
JULY 5 | 1–4 PM
Spend some time with your friends or family this first Sunday at the Art & Science Museum! Free admission to the galleries, reduced admission to planetarium shows, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities make this a fun and unique day out for all ages.
This month’s program sponsored by Entergy.
 
 
 
 
 
BASF KIDS’ LAB | AGES 6–12
JULY ACTIVITY:  CHEMISTRY IS BANANAS!
SCIENCE STATION LAB | 45-MINUTE SESSIONS
SATURDAY, JULY 11 & 25 | 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM
SUNDAY, JULY 12 & 26 | 1:30 PM, 3 PM

What do you have in common with a banana?  Put on your gloves and goggles in order to discover the answer to this question.  You will be rewarded with a firsthand look at an amazing material that makes all life possible.  Each participant will also receive a cool backpack with surprises inside!
Sponsored by BASF.
 
 
 
 
ART AFTER HOURS: ROLL INTO SUMMER
JULY 16 | 5:30–7:30 PM
Roll into summer! Try your hand at paper-folding and discover the techniques of sushi-making with Chef Bone of Hello Sushi. Then visit the art galleries to view the recently opened exhibition Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami. Enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres with admission: members free, students with ID $5, nonmembers $7.
Sponsored by Hello Sushi. 
 
 
 
 
ENGINEER IT: WATER WORKS
AGES 6–12
SATURDAY, JULY 18 | 1–2 PM
Explore the wonderful world of water in this unique hands-on learning experience for aspiring young engineers. Roll up your sleeves and work together to make some dirty water clean again while learning about the water filtration process and the relevance of engineering in our daily lives. At least one adult is required to attend per every four children.
Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers of Baton Rouge and Forte & Tablada.
 
 
 
 
MAGIC TREE HOUSE SPACE MISSION CELEBRATION
JULY 18 | 10 AM–2 PM
Join us to celebrate the opening of our new planetarium show MagicTree House Space Mission, scripted by Will Osborne and based on the best-selling Magic Tree House book series by Mary Pope Osborne. Help decorate our "magic tree house", participate in a variety of astronomy related activities, and enjoy a live, interactive sky program preceding each showing of Magic Tree House Space Mission at 11 AM, 12 PM, and 2 PM.
 
 
 
 
MEMBERS' NIGHT
JULY 23 | 4–7 PM
Louisiana Art & Science Museum members are invited to our annual Members’ Night. Join us as we celebrate the International Year of Light with hands-on activities, a scavenger hunt and raffle, fun photo opportunities, 25 percent discount in The Museum Store, takeaways, special planetarium shows at 5:30 PM (The Moon) and 6:15 PM (Kaluoka’hina- The Enchanted Reef), view the new exhibition Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami, and more!
Members receive free admission. Guests of members are also welcome and will receive our standard museum and planetarium admission of $9 for adults and $8 for children, seniors, and college students with ID. Please bring your membership card.
 
 
 

 

Ongoing Events

Celebrate the International Year of Light Throughout 2015

Join us throughout 2015 to celebrate the International Year of Light! The International Year of Light is a global initiative which will highlight the importance of light and optical technologies for our lives, our futures, and for the development of society. The Art & Science Museum will participate in this world-wide celebration by offering a variety of programming for all ages throughout the year. This month's programming includes Producer's Talk: Dark Universe on January 22. For more information on the International Year of Light, please visit light2015.org. Look for the International Year of Light logo next to related activities, events, and programming throughout the year.