Friday, September 22, 2023 at 5:30pm
BEAUTIFICA is coming to the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium! From the same team who brought you James Hood's Mesmerica, Beautifica is a 360 journey through worlds real and imagined, from mindblowing particle fields...
Friday, September 22, 2023 at 6:45pm
Friday, September 22, 2023 at 8:00pm
Friday, September 22, 2023 at 9:15pm
Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 10:00am
Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 11:00am
Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 1:00pm
Celestial Imaginings: Artists Exploring the Galaxies
The Republic Finance Gallery
Through January 28
Have you ever looked up at the sky on a starry night? Were you searching for the key to life’s mysteries in the heavens above? Then you are not alone. Throughout history, humans have been searching for answers...
Artistry and Accuracy: Botanical Illustrations by Margaret Stones
Through March 03
Artistry and Accuracy: Botanical Illustrations by Margaret Stones, the botanical illustrations of Australian-born Margaret Stones (1920—2018) are a seamless combination of art and science. The artist’s drawings document Louisiana’s plants and flowers with accurate scientific detail...
Pinpointing the Stars
Through August 01
Pinpointing the Stars features works from the permanent collection that highlight the planetarium’s history, the timeline of its development, and its focus on the stars. The star plates that are on view were part of the Zeiss...
Main Gallery: Second Floor
Through October 01
Illustrating Health will delve into the often-overlooked work of medical illustrators. Medical illustrations provide insight into anatomical and physiological characteristics that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to see. Illustrations help launch new scientific discoveries and advance further...
Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...