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Louisiana Art and Science Museum’s current exhibitions

Pierre St-Jean

Baton Rouge, LA – If you are looking for unique, fun and educational journey, plan a visit to The Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Check out various numbers of distinctive artworks from different artists display at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s current exhibitions.

1. Iridescence: Juried Competition

This exhibit takes place from August 10, 2021 – July 31, 2022 at the Universe Gallery. Stroll along incredible work of arts from artist all over the world made with iridescent materials, where natural world, such as butterfly wings, fish scales, and bird features combined with man-made materials such as paint, fabric, and plastic. This juried competition gathered over 300 works of art, curated by Juror Bradley Sumrall, Curator of Collections at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. He’s carefully considering the materials, influences, and artistic merit of each submission.

2. Iridescence

Come to the second floor of the museum’s main gallery throughout July 17, 2021 to July 31, 2022. Visitors will learn about the scientific principles that explain the rainbow-like, color-shifting phenomenon of iridescence. There's more to this enthralling occurrence than meets the eye.

3. Playing House: Miniatures from the Permanent Collection

Explore the evolution of miniatures from luxury collectibles to tools for learning to playthings in this charming exhibition of miniatures from LASM's permanent collection. The exhibition also includes special displays on the miniature effect in film (with examples from Godzilla, Titanic, and Star Wars) and the concept of ratio.

4. Our Louisiana

At the main galleries of the museum, you will wonder and discover the true meaning of art integrated with historical stories through ancient artifacts, fine oil paintings, stone sculptures, and more.

For more information about the exhibits, go to the museum’s website.

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