Discovery Night: Colors of Rhythm, Music & Art Night!

Thursday, September 7th 5-8pm
With special guests from the PNC Mobil Learning Adventure starting at 5 PM

Enjoy live art performances and make art inspired by music during this unique and fun filled night of rhythm, dance and visual art!  Witness artists producing work to a live hip hop DJ!  Join in and create a piece of art to take home!  Make music with a variety of instruments and experiment with hands-on sound science activities in our Explorer’s Classroom!  And don’t forget to dance under the stars in the LASC Planetarium!

The Living Arts & Science Center is happy to partner with PNC to bring you The Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) during Discovery Night. Starting at 5 PM the MLA will have fun filled activities that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early childhood education while having fun with their children.

The educational exhibit allows parents and children to engage in unique, interactive activities — whether visiting a learning kiosk, imagining the future, or exploring the difference between a need versus a want. It’s a great way to discover how everyday moments are learning opportunities.

Click HERE for a video of all the activities in the PNC Mobile Learning Adventure.

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Bike Prom

9th Annual
Bike Prom

September 16, 2017
Registration Fee: $10.00 per person. Register here for Bike Prom

A Lexington favorite and good vibes for all ages! Dress your best and get your dance card punched by biking the groovy downtown route and land some far-out awards and giveaways. Then get down at the Dicso after party at the LASC with funky DJ sounds, West 6th Brewing & food trucks. Can you dig it? Prom King and Queen will be crowned at the after-party along with other awards and prizes. The event is open to the public and for all levels of biking experience.
Food trucks and drinks will also be available.

Pre-Prom refreshments and registration begins at 4:00 PM at LASC. The ride through downtown begins at 5:00 PM. All proceeds benefit the Living Arts & Science Center’s Scholarship Fund.

And here’s your chance to win a brand new bike! One winner will receive a Purple D Street Bike, valued at $379! Tickets are $5 each. Drawing takes place at Bike Prom on September 16th, 2017. No need to be present to win.

Rain date: Saturday, September 23rd

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Discovery Saturdays!

NEW!!! Two Ways to Spend the Day…

1. EXPLORE the Living Arts & Science Center with EXPLORER BANDS
$4 per person ($3 members)

Kids of all ages will enjoy dressing up as astronauts, blasting off in the Orion replica space capsule and viewing real space artifacts on loan from NASA in our science exhibit: Out of this World – A Space Adventure. Explorers get hands-on in our makers space with collaborative projects such as: building a city, learning about circuits or creating space aliens. Take in rotating art exhibits in our four art galleries and watch a starry planetarium show in Lexington’s only planetarium. See below for planetarium shows and times.

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EcoH20 Tips

Be a Water Wise Guy or Gal!

Follow these simple water conservation tips and make a big difference for our planet!

  • Collect rainwater and cold shower water to use for watering plants.
  • Plant drought-resistant trees and plants.
  • Remove dying plants and weeds that compete for available water.
  • Don’t run the hose while washing your car.
  • Limit showers to 5 minutes and install a low-flow shower head.
  • Turn off the water after you wet your toothbrush.
  • Check faucets, pipes, and toilets for leaks.
  • Use your dishwasher only for full loads.

Click HERE for a printer friendly handout to have at home.

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LASC is a not-for-profit (501(c)3) organization funded in part by:

Lex Arts

LASC programs are made possible through the generous support of LexArts.  Their annual campaigns raise over a million dollars in support of the visual, literary and performing arts in Lexington, and supports the LASC with an allocation of $108,000 for general operating support.  We thank the many individuals whose passion for the arts compelled them to give generously to LexArts. Special thanks to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for their continued partnership in ensuring a flourishing future for the arts in Lexington and central Kentucky.

Lex Arts Website
Kentucky Arts Council

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports the Living Arts & Science Center with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Special thanks to the Kentucky Arts Council for their continued partnership in ensuring a flourishing future for the arts in Lexington and Kentucky.

Kentucky Arts Council Website
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

LFUCG, Eco Arts, Community Block Grant, & Department of Environmental Quality.

LFUCG Website

PNC’s support provides educational programs in the arts and sciences through our 2015-2016 classes and workshops.

PNC Website
Kentucky Utilities
Bluegrass Communiyt Foundation

Thanks to the Bluegrass Community Foundation for their continuing support of the LASC’s early childhood education programs for Fayette County Elementary Schools.

Bluegrass Community Foundation Website
Orphan Society of Kentucky
Central Bank
Children’s Charity of the Bluegrass
NASA Kentucky
Time Warner Cable
Klausing Group

The Living Arts & Science Center is grateful for everything the Klausing Group has done by maintaining the grounds here at the center through their 5% for the community program.

The Klausing Group Website
Partners for Youth

Help Support the Living Arts & Science Center

As a nonprofit organization, the Living Arts and Science Center relies on generous contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations, and public agencies to support our many educational programs.  Gifts are welcomed year-round, and are tax deductible as allowed by law.