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

August is all about you!

As a thank you to all of our members, this August is full of special members-only activities and perks. Not a member yet? Click here to join today! Shop till you drop with 25% off in The Museum Store. Be a part of the story. Share to our social media pages your favorite pictures of you or your...

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: Playful Polymers

Slippery, ooey, and gooey -- oh my!  Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation 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; on-site registration is available the day of each program on...

Members’ Morning

Bring along your membership card and enjoy a complimentary breakfast while meeting the museum’s staff and learning about the upcoming solar eclipse from NASA Solar System Ambassador Linda Gauthier. Not a member yet? Join at the door!

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, Arkel Constructors, and Forte & Tablada.

The Great American Solar Eclipse

Join us on the Mississippi River Levee behind the planetarium theater to experience the Great American Solar Eclipse. (The museum itself will be closed.) We will have several fun, indirect-viewing creations available for you to use, along with a solar viewing telescope, to safely experience the eclipse. Weather permitting

Planetarium Grand Reopening Film Festival

Join us for a festival of some of your favorite planetarium shows while experiencing our new stat-of-the-art 4k projection system. Visit lasm.org/planetarium/schedule-admissions for the full lineup.

Hands-On Happenings: Insect Illustrations

Whether you're young or young at heart, get creative the first Saturday of every month at our Hands-On Happenings workshops. On September 2, try your hand at creating your own artistic insect illustrations. 

September 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. 

BASF Kids’ Lab: The Rainbow Connection

Is black ink made of only black dye? Can you create a rainbow just by adding water? Grab some markers and filter paper to explore the magic behind a colorful chemical process. 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....

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

Red: The 32nd Annual Art & Science Museum Gala

Pick out that red cocktail outfit, gather your friends, and get ready for the best party in town. With ample food and drink, live music, a huge silent auction, and a fabulous raffle courtesy of Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, all in support of educational programming for our community, this is one event you won't want to miss! Get your...