Thursday, April 6th 6-8pm
Join us for a unique evening program that will feature LIVE alpacas from River Hill Ranch in Richmond, “sheep to shawl” fiber demonstrations, and hands on projects designed for you to make and take home! We’ll explore the process of sheering and creating fiber products from various animals!Read more
A Special Discovery Saturday in partnership with Lexington Childrens Theatre! Explore “A Space Adventure” Discovery Room starting at 10 am. Come to the Planetarium at 12:30 to enjoy Lexington Children’s Theatre’s “Second Star to the Right” Story Time with Peter Pan Jr., followed by a showing of “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” at 1:15pm.
Tickets are $4.00 and can be purchased in advance HERE!Read more
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.
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.Read more
LASC is a not-for-profit (501(c)3) organization funded in part by:
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
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
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
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
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