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Current & Upcoming Events

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September - October 2019

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

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Come gather around our “camp fire” and learn about stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky. After this educator-led, interactive sky presentation, sit back and enjoy a featured planetarium show. Family Hour is open to all ages. 

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything!

Have fun with chemistry at these 45-minute hands-on workshops for kids 6–12 and their accompanying adults. Join us in October for Hold Everything! Don't cry over spilled anything! Join us while we explore some interesting absorbent materials. Experiment with some household products before exploring an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property. Each child also receives a cool...

A Halloween Day at the Museum

Muggles and magical folk alike will enjoy a day of WANDerful hands-on activities from 12 PM - 5 PM and planetarium shows all day, including the Halloween-themed shows The Worlds Within Star Wars, The Astronomical World of Harry Potter, and Fright Light, among others! Wear your best Halloween costume to be entered for a chance to win a gift basket full of...

November First Sunday

Enjoy free Museum admission with access to $8 unlimited planetarium shows on the first Sunday of each month!  Free admission; $8 unlimited planetarium shows (members free). November sponsored by Arkel Constructors.

Soulful Journey: Randell Henry Opening Reception

Celebrate the opening of Soulful Journey: Randell Henry with wine, hors d'oeuvres, and conversation with the artist, who has contributed to the Baton Rouge art scene for over thirty years. $12 for non-members, free for members.

Studio Saturday: November

Get creative at Studio Saturdays, monthly artist-led workshops for creators ages 6-14 and their accompanying adults! In November, we will create colorful optical illusions!  Pre-registration details coming soon! On-site registration is also available on the day of the program if space permits.  Sponsored by Ann Connelly Fine Art