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

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Playful Polymers

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FEBRUARY 11TH & 12TH!  BASF's Kids’ Lab is BACK!  Explore the science of chemistry during these 45-minute hands-on workshops for scientists ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults. Have fun learning and enjoy a different experiment each month! The February workshop is Playful Polymers. Each participant will also...

James Hood’s Mesmerica

MESMERICA is coming to the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium! For the very first time, MESMERICA—the fastest-selling fulldome/planetarium music show in history, with over 1,000 sold-out shows in its first year in 30 cities—is coming to the area by playing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium. This family-friendly, mind-blowing immersive projection show is designed to...

Valentine’s Day Dinner Under the Stars

Join us for a Valentine’s Day Dinner Under the Stars on Tuesday, February 14th, with cocktails and charcuterie served at 6:30 PM, and a three-course dinner with wine pairings catered by City Pork Catering & Events served at 7:00 PM in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium. Tickets are limited to twelve couples for $500 per couple and are available HERE! Twelve...

Love Your Heart Day

In honor of Heart Awareness Month and in partnership with Yoga Nation, Happy’s Running Club, the Gray’s Army Foundation, the Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation, and the "Hip Hop Doc" Dr. Rani Whitfield

Mark your calendars for Love Your Heart Day in honor of Heart Awareness Month on Saturday, February 25th! LASM, in conjunction with the Illustrating Health exhibition currently on view and a recent programming initiative to link art with wellness and medical science, is planning a family-focused all-day event that will include heart health-related activities and hands-on art activities in the...