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Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

  • 100 River Road South Baton Rouge, LA 70802-
  • (225) 344-5272
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Featuring exhibitions of internationally renowned artists, a permanent art collection, innovative programming in the state-of-the-art Pennington planetarium, and interactive children's galleries, LASM seeks to enhance the understanding and appreciation of art and science for general audiences and students. LASM is a place where art and science connect to encourage discovery, inspire creativity, and foster the pursuit of knowledge.

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It's Academic: A Hands-On Art Experience

Six interactive displays invite visitors of all ages to draw, make collages, and even put on...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • January 1, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Absence and Presence: The Moons of Monica Zerinque

The moon and its phases are the focus of the newest series, titled Absence and Presence,...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • January 21, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Polymers in Art through the Centuries

Polymers are chemical compounds composed of small, identical molecules called monomers that link...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • March 4, 2017 - September 3, 2017

Exhibitions

Polymers are chemical compounds composed of small, identical molecules called monomers that link...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • Recurring every week day until June 2, 2017

Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show

Singing, dancing, sharing stories, and puppets - this unique, interactive theater program gets...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday until April 29, 2017

A Work in Process: Paintings by Gustave Blache III

Ordinary people engaged in the process of their everyday work forms the primary subject matter of...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • March 11, 2017 - June 4, 2017

National Astronomy Day

Join us in celebrating the fascinating science of astronomy! The focus of this year’s event will...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • April 29, 2017

Hands-On Happenings: Polystyrene Prints

Whether you’re young or young at heart, stamp a little creativity on your weekend at this...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • May 6, 2017

Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show

Sing, dance, and share stories in this interactive program for young children that explores the...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday until May 27, 2017

Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History

Reflect, preserve and share life stories in this hands-on display. Three installations by local...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • May 17, 2017

Artist Q&A: Gustave Blache III

Inquisitive minds want to know! In from New York, artist Gustave Blache III will answer...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • May 21, 2017

Dino Day

Explore dinosaurs and their prehistoric world through a variety of interactive activities at our...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • June 3, 2017

Incredible Insects

Get up-close and personal this summer with some of the most bizarre yet astonishing insects. This...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • June 3, 2017 - December 31, 2017

First Sunday

Want to meet Jason the Triceratops and his prehistoric companions for free? With complimentary...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • June 4, 2017

BASF Kids’ Lab: Chemistry is Bananas!

BASF Kids’ Lab | Ages 6–12

June Activity: Chemistry is Bananas!

Science...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • Recurring every 2 weeks on Saturday until June 24, 2017

BASF Kids’ Lab: Chemistry is Bananas!

BASF Kids’ Lab | Ages 6–12

June Activity: Chemistry is Bananas!

Science...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • Recurring every 2 weeks on Sunday until June 25, 2017

Faces of the Flood

A testament to the resilient and generous spirit of Baton Rouge, Faces of the Flood looks back...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • June 14, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Art After Hours: Faces of the Flood

What began as a photo assignment for a local magazine grew into a larger project that attracted...

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
  • June 15, 2017