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March-April 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: Chemistry is Bananas!

What do you have in common with a banana? Kids ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults will put on their gloves and goggles in order to discover the answer to this question, receiving a firsthand look at an amazing material that makes all life possible! Each participant will also receive a cool BASF backpack with surprises inside. Participants may...

“Finding Vivian Maier” Screenings

View the Academy Award-nominated documentary Finding Vivian Maier, which helped launch the photographer into posthumous stardom, in our auditorium. Then, head to our Main Galleries to see her work in Picturing Vivian Maier: A Street Photographer Revealed. Find the trailer HERE.  Image: Untitled, 1956. Chicago, IL. Chromogenic print. Printed 2016. ©Estate of Vivian Maier, Courtesy Maloof Collection and Howard...

Studio Saturdays

Join us for Studio Saturdays, a new series of interactive workshops for young creators (ages 8-14) and their accompanying adults. Spring sessions celebrate all things photography! Space is limited, so register soon! February 16: Photography Scavenger Hunt - learn about the basics of photography and take pictures throughout the museum on a scavenger hunt using Instax Cameras. March 30: ...

Ebb & Flow Festival

Enjoy free Museum admission and special performances by community partners during Ebb & Flow weekend. On Saturday, enjoy performances by: Theatre Baton Rouge, selections from Newsies - 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Baton Rouge Music Club Chorus - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM BRCVPA Orchestra - 3:15 PM - 3:25 PM Civic Orchestra of Baton Rouge - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM On Sunday, head to our auditorium...

April First Sunday

Spend some time with your friends or family this first Sunday at the Art & Science Museum. Free admission to the galleries, $6 reduced admission to planetarium shows, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities make this a fun and unique day out for all ages. Keep in mind that the Ebb & Flow Festival will be on...

Art After Hours: Picturing Vivian Maier

Hear Vivian Maier biographer Ann Marks present the true story of Maier's personal history, the discovery of her photographs, and her rise to fame. Admission includes wine and hors d'oeuvres. Members free, non-members $10 Image: Untitled, 1975. Chicago, IL. Chromogenic print. Printed 2016. ©Estate of Vivian Maier, Courtesy Maloof Collection and Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York.