Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing
Bring your little ones to gather around our “camp fire” and learn about stars and constellation in the local nighttime sky. After this educator-led interactive sky presentation, sit back and enjoy a featured planetarium show.
BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor
Lemons and vinegar, bananas and baking soda – discover what these seemingly weird pairings have in common by exploring the pH scale using two very different methods. Each child also receives a backpack with surprises inside! BASF Kids’ Lab requires adult participation and is offered on a first come, first served basis with registration beginning the morning of...
Engineer It: Dream Big
Discover how today's engineers are inspiring the world at our monthly Engineer It workshop for all ages, featuring participatory activities with the American Society of Civil Engineers and special showings of Dream Big: Engineering Our World. Sponsored by the American Scoiety of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge, Arkel Constructors, and Forte & Tablada
A Halloween Day at the Museum
What happens when you combine Harry Potter with astronomy and art, three days before Halloween, in an historic train station turned museum? Join us to find out! Featuring themed activities beginning at 2 PM and culminating with a live presentation of The Astronomical World of Harry Potter at 5 PM, this is sure to be a WANDerful day out for muggles from 3...
Art After Hours: Red
Color your evening with a tour of The Red That Colored the World and demonstrations of the dye-making process while enjoying a glass of wine with your friends and fellow visitors. Members free, college students with ID $5.50, nonmembers $7.50
Hands-On Happenings: Yarn Weaving
Whether you’re young or young at heart, get creative the first Saturday of every month at our Hands-On Happenings workshops. On November 4, use simple craft items to create your one-of-a-kind artwork.
First Sunday: November
Sometimes the best things in life are free. Make your family and your budget happy with a trip to the Art & Science Museum. Free admission, unlimited planetarium shows $6
BASF Kids’ Lab: Energy Loves Produce
Can potatoes tell time? Can lemons light up? Find out how electricity can be generated using some popular produce. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing email@example.com; onsite registration is also available on a first come, first served basis. Groups...
Engineer It: Dream Big
Discover how today's engineers are inspiring the world at our monthly Engineer It workshop for all ages, featuring participatory activities with the American Society of Civil Engineers and special showing of Dream Big: Engineering Our World. Sponsored by the American Scoiety of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge, Arkel Constructors, and Forte & Tablada
The Polar Express
All aboard The Polar Express! Bring your family to experience this beloved holiday movie in the planetarium theater every Saturday, November 25-December 16. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa before each show beginning at 2:15 PM, and after the show, visitors can pick up their very own sleigh bells to take home. Sponsored by Baton Rouge Coca-Cola
Museum Store Sunday
Take the stress out of your holiday shopping by joining us for our first annual Museum Store Sunday. Holiday shoppers will enjoy special suprises and choose from carefully curated, quality gifts filled with inspiration and educational value, with all proceeds benefitting the museum. For more information on Museum Store Sunday and other stores participating all over the nation,...