Discovery Night: Dogs on Patrol!

Thursday, January 5th 6-8pm

Meet the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Division of Police Canine Unit – a group of highly trained dogs, able to detect explosives, search buildings, sniff out illegal drugs, help with patrols, and even apprehend criminals! Think your dog can do that? Come learn more about these amazing animals and the officers that work with them! You can also create some unique canine art to take home!

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Great Fall Schedule of Classes

Sign up now for a great schedule of classes this Fall on weekends, evenings, and No-School Days!

Mask making, drawing fundamentals, printmaking, painting, photography, and more!


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Discovery Saturdays!

Join us for Discovery Saturdays! Kids of all ages will enjoy trying on the spacesuits, climbing through the Orion replica space capsule and seeing the real moon rock collected by Apollo 17, on loan from NASA, in the exhibit Out of this World – A Space Adventure. Try your hand at a self-guided art or science activity in the Maker Space. Explore the universe in the new planetarium. Hands-on activities throughout the building will keep the entire family engaged.

The LASC will be open the 4th Saturday of every month from 10am-2pm for families to explore the Discovery Exhibit, art galleries and  End the day with a 30 minute planetarium show starting at 11:00 am and 1:15 pm. Discovery Saturdays are a $4 per person admission ($3 for members).

Beginning in January!
Discovery Saturdays will now feature unique FAMILY workshops and activities every month. Explore doll making or comic character creations, paper marbling or backyard gardening, clay flute creation or origami. The sky’s the limit here at the LASC. Each Discovery Saturday will offer two unique workshops suitable for the entire family.
Pre-registration suggested. Workshops available with a small additional fee.

Upcoming Discovery Saturdays:

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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 $102,000 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.