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Current & Upcoming Events

Download a copy of our What's On brochure for information on all of our current and upcoming programs.

September-October 2017

November-December 2017

*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

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.

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

BASF Kids’ Lab: A Hair-Raising Experiment

Explore the chemistry of a product that helps keep you looking your best.  Together we will observe and compare some interesting properties of matter, such as viscosity.  For the grand finale, create and bottle your very own hair gel. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to...

Star Wars: The Worlds Within

Have you ever wondered if a lava planet was real?  Can life exist within an underground ocean?  Produced by and only showing at your Art & Science Museum, Star Wars: The Worlds Within answers these questions and many more by taking audience members on a journey through the Star Wars' planets, moons, and star systems.  ...

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 and a special showing of Dream Big: Engineering Our World.   Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge, Arkel Constructors, and Forte & Tablada

Hands-On Happenings: Dream Catcher

Whether you’re young or young at heart, get creative the first Saturday of every month at our Hands-On Happenings workshops. On January 6, create a one-of-a-kind dream catcher inspired by the textiles featured in The Red That Colored the World.

First Sunday

Do you have a New Year's resolution to explore more or save money? You've come to the right place! Enter an Ancient Egyptian tomb, be inspired by world-class art, and discover your place in the Universe. Free admission to the galleries and $6 reduced admission to planetarium shows make this a fun and unique day out for all ages. ...

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Don't cry over spilled anything!  Join us while we explore some interestingly absorbent materials. Experiment with common household products before discovering an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org. Groups that...

Art After Hours: Process & Discovery

Art made with an atom-smasher? Join the conversation as we discuss the personal journeys and unique processes behind the art on view in Alyce Simon: Atomic Art and The Art of Chaos & Order: Sam Losavio. Enjoy a glass of wine and visit the galleries with Judith Page from Tree of Life Foundation, artist Sam Losavio, and the Art &...