THE TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW

A delightful interactive theater presentation exploring art and science with singing and dancing, made especially for your littlest ones!

Sponsored by the Boo Grigsby Foundation

CLICK HERE to download the MyPlate guidelines mentioned in the video and to access recipes, activity sheets, games, songs, videos, and other resources that encourage healthy lifestyle choices!

 
LORE OF THE CONSTELLATIONS

Learn about how constellations in the local springtime night sky got their names with this series of videos!

 
STARGAZING

Join us on Saturdays at 10 AM for a new edition of Stargazing! Gather around our “campfire” and learn about stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky. Also, collect a new constellation trading card, which is linked in the YouTube video descriptions, every week!

 
CHOOSE YOUR OWN VENTURE

Choose planets to explore during this interactive video adventure!

 
GALLERY VIDEOS

Engaging art and science videos to keep you educated and entertained while social distancing!

This video is a time-lapse of LASM Curatorial Staff members installing artist Jen Pack's site-specific installation piece Chromatic Chorus: An Ovation, made of nearly a thousand individual colored threads, which was part of Harmonies in Color. 

This video is a time-lapse of artist Jonathan Brilliant installing his work The Red Stick Piece, 2014, in LASM's Soupçon Gallery! It was composed of 50,000 wooden coffee stir sticks woven in place and held by tension along with 4,500 coffee cup sleeves stacked one inside the other, braided aluminum cable, and espresso grounds.

CLICK HERE to read a blog post about Brilliant's work.

 
HANDS-ON ACTIVITY GUIDES

Got a few minutes and some common household items? Explore, discover, and create together with our hands-on activities!

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Force & Motion

Make your own bowling alley to explore force & motion!

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Design A Cartouche

A cartouche is an oval shape with a rope depicted around the outside.

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Toothpick Truss

Build a bridge out of toothpicks!

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How Tall Is Your Shadow?

Measure your shadow!

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Spicing Up Watercolor

Learn about the history of paint, the chemistry of paint, and pH indicators with this activity!

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Record & Measure

Sprout a lima bean with us and track the results!

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Constellation Scope

Turn your flashlight into a way to model the constellations!

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Constellation Cookie

Make a tasty treat that is out of this world!

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Make Your Own Play Dough

Use chemistry to make your own Play Dough and then construct a sculpture!

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Fingerprint Typing

Explore the role of a fingerprint analyst with this activity!

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Chemistry Window Cling

Decorate your window with this scientific experiment!

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Create a Pocket Solar System

Create your own pocket solar system that illustrates a scale model of distances in space.

 
COLOR WITH LASM

According to research from Drexel University, art-making at any skill level has been found to significantly reduce stress hormones in the body! To help you unwind and relax, we've created these LASM coloring sheets featuring some of our favorite spots in the Museum for you to print out and color at home. 

CLICK HERE or on the image below to download a printable PDF of our Coloring Book!

PROGRAMMING AT VIRTUAL-LASM.ORG GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA
& HEALTHY BLUE LOUISIANA

© 2020 by the Louisiana Art & Science Museum

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