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Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Encouraging discovery, inspiring creativity, and fostering the pursuit of knowledge!

Due to threat of severe weather, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium will be closed on Wednesday, April 10th.

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Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00am

Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10 AM! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive presentation, then sit...

Read and Create!

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 11:15am

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10:00am

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11:00am

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:00pm

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 3:00pm

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 1:30pm

Current Exhibitions

Second Nature: Artworks by Chase Mullen

The Soupcon Gallery

Through September 22

Chase Mullen's creations for his first museum exhibition Second Nature explore the intricate ecology of the southern region, particularly Louisiana. Using acrylics on pristine white wooden panels, Mullen's art skillfully merges ecology with surrealism. His deep admiration for...

Improvisation: The Art and Healing Power of Jazz

The Republic Finance Gallery

Through September 22

Improvisation: The Art and Healing Power of Jazz, located in The Republic Finance Gallery, celebrates the history of jazz, but also its ability to positively affect the human condition.  Due to its improvisational yet soothing nature, scientific...

To Be Seen, To Be Heard, To Be Valued

The STEAM Gallery

Through August 04

To Be Seen, To Be Heard, To Be Valued is currently on view in The STEAM Gallery, LASM’s newest exhibition space that will incorporate exceptional work from local students. LASM, in collaboration with Ellemnop.art, aims...

The Art of Looking Up: Following the Stars, from Ancient Cultures to the Webb

Main Gallery: Second Floor

Through April 21

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium, we continue our yearlong celebration of showcasing art that has been inspired by space and space exploration.  In this exhibition, The Art of Looking Up: Following the...

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Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...