GALLERY VIDEOS
 

Virtually explore our galleries!

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 LASM's blog post about this installation.

LEARN AT LASM
 

Follow along with LASM Exhibitions Coordinator Beth Welch as she teaches you how to draw a mockingbird inspired by the work of John James Audubon!

CLICK HERE to read LASM's blog post about Audubon in celebration of his 235th birthday.

 
CHOOSE YOUR OWN VENTURE

Choose planets to explore during this interactive video adventure!

 
360 DEGREE VIRTUAL TOURS
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CLICK HERE or on the image above to access the 360 degree virtual tour of Space Shuttle Discovery!

 CLICK HERE to read more on our Irene W. Pennington Planetarium blog.

Take a look behind the scenes at the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium. You may have seen the theater, but you haven't been behind the dome! Join Planetarium Producer & Technical Manager Jay Lamm on this 360-degree tour of the planetarium. Control the camera with your mouse and look wherever you want.

 
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 and 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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Kinetic Construction

Create your own chain reaction powered by tension.

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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.

 
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!

 
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!

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& HEALTHY BLUE LOUISIANA

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