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Art After Hours: Process & Discovery

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 5:30pm

Art made with an atom-smasher? Join the conversation as we discuss the personal journeys and unique processes behind the art on view in Alyce Simon: Atomic Art and The Art of Chaos & Order:...

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:00am

Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 3:00pm

BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:30pm

Current Exhibitions

The Art of Chaos & Order: Sam Losavio

Soupçon Gallery

Through February 25

Discover the intriguing drawings and sculpture of Sam Losavio. Created over the past three decades, the works on view express a fascination with the forces, process, forms, and structures that emerge from the interplay between chaos and order. The inspiration...

The Red That Colored the World

Main Galleries

Through January 31

Discover the history and widespread use in art of cochineal, an insect-based dye source for the seductive color red whose origins and use date to the pre-Columbian Americas. Textiles, sculpture, manuscripts, paintings, decorative arts, clothing and more vividly bring to...

Alyce Simon: Atomic Art

Universe Gallery

Through February 18

Alyce Rothlein Simon (1925–2011) made radical artworks with the use of a particle accelerator, a machine historically referred to as “an atom smasher,” that exalt the power of nature.  A New York City artist, Simon was already...

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