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

Hands-On Happenings: Sand Art

Castles aren’t the only thing you can create with sand. At this month’s hands-on art workshop for both the young and young at heart, make your own sand art masterpiece to treasure for years to come!

July First Sunday

Spend some time with your friends or family this first Sunday at the Art & Science Museum. Free admission to the galleries, $6 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. July First Sunday sponsored by Entergy

BASF Kids’ Lab: Happy Hands

Oil and water do mix in this experiment! Understand the key role emulsifiers play in a popular body product. Apply this knowledge while mixing up hand lotion that is yours to keep. 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; onsite registration...

Engineer It: Dream Big

Discover how today’s engineers are inspiring the world at our new monthly Engineer It workshop for all ages, featuring interactive activities with the American Society of Civil Engineers and special showings of Dream Big. Are you ready to build a better summer? Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge

Saving Treasures

When family treasures such as furniture, photographs, textiles and paintings are damaged, what can you do to save them? Discover how to care for, store and salvage these often beloved objects with area conservation experts. Susie Seborg (painting and object conservationist), Jessica Hack (textile conservationist), and others will be available in the museum's atrium for one-on-one discussions....

Preparing for the Great American Solar Eclipse

Meet NASA Solar System Ambassador, Linda Gauthier, to learn about the August 21 solar eclipse and how all ages can safely view it either from Baton Rouge or from the path of totality.  Even your littlest astronomers will enjoy Moon Bear’s Shadow story time and activity with our planetarium educators. At 2 PM, join us in the planetarium...