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Mesmerica PGA Award
Mesmerica Center for Conscious Creativity Award
Mesmerica Jena Fulldome Award
Mesmerica DTLA Film Festival
Mesmerica 360 Awards

Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world, creating an immersive experience designed to transcend time, relax, soothe, and stimulate your mind and senses...

“I want 'Mesmerica' to inspire you into taking a journey with me inside the mind, to engage your senses and feelings with a miraculous alchemy of sound and light!”

- James Hood, Show Creator

Meet James Hood

the artist behind Mesmerica...

James Hood is renowned as a vital and versatile musical pioneer - especially with his work on the PanART hang, a uniquely mesmeric melodic instrument, and for his collaborations with international animation artists.

His lengthy and varied musical resumé includes playing drums in The Pretenders, an ongoing two-decades-plus run as mastermind of the visionary ambient/electronica act Moodswings, and an expansive array of production and soundtrack projects.

Book Your Tickets...

If few dates seem available, check the next month.

What is Mesmerica?

This family-friendly, mind-expanding projection experience is designed to relieve stress, and is suitable for all ages 6 years and above.

Come and leave your troubles at the door as we take you on a fantastic journey into awe-inspiring imaginary landscapes.

How do I book tickets?

Tickets for Mesmerica can be purchased here

A limited number of seats are available each performance, so to avoid disappointment please book your Mesmerica tickets early, especially if booking groups.

Are there any promo codes?

Yes! We offer 10% off discounts for families, groups and returning guests.

When selecting your tickets look for ‘Redeem coupon/voucher’ text below your Shopping Cart, underneath your carts Total. Discounts apply to the entire cart.

MESMERICAFAMILY - 10% off for adults booking with children

MESMERICAGROUP - 10% off when booking 6 or more tickets

MESMERICASOUL - 10% off if you have seen Mesmerica before

Planning a visit for a large group?
We have the following discounts available;

15% off for bookings of x30-x99 tickets
20% off for bookings of x100+ tickets

Simply add any combination of ticket types and the discount should apply automatically once you reach the correct number of tickets in your shopping cart.

How do I contact the Box Office?

Please direct all customer service enquiries to our Mesmerica Box Office Team

All tickets are 100% refundable up to 30 days prior to the date of your event.

Our Customer Service Team aim to reply within 5 hours between the hours of 10am to 10pm (PT).

What are your Covid safety policies?

We are committed to following state and federal guidelines.
Should any precautions be required for a particular show, you will receive an email confirming the policies in place for the show you are attending.

If you are not comfortable with these our customer service team will gladly assist you moving your tickets to a later showing.

For further information, see our Covid Safety Guidelines

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Show Times & Seating Schedule

45 minutes before showtime - Doors open for check-in
30 minutes before showtime - VIP Guests Early Access seating in dome
15 minutes before showtime - General Admission seating in dome


Mesmerica's run time is approximately 1 hr


Additional Venue Information

Please plan to arrive on time as due to darkness in the theater and safety concerns, there will be no late seating after the show starts or re-entry.

Seating is open & operated on a “first come first serve” basis; arrive early to have the best pick of the seating!

Only bottled water is permitted inside the planetarium. Food & Drink are not sold on the premises at this time.

Details for parking can be found
below.

Venue Information

Baton Rouge Outside Planetarium

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum

The Art & Science Museum is located in a 1925 historic railway station, on the banks of the Mississippi River, in a thriving downtown area.

The museum seeks to enhance the understanding and appreciation of art and science for general audiences and students by presenting unique, educational and entertaining experiences that encourage discovery, inspire creativity, and foster the pursuit of knowledge.

Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Baton Rouge's mesmerizing star attraction — The Irene W. Pennington Planetarium—houses a 60-foot domed theater that is one of the most sophisticated multimedia presentation venues in the country. The theater presents digital movies and sky shows using the most advanced visual and sound technology available. A 4K fulldome digital video projection system puts you in the center of the action, enveloped by a 5.1, 15,000-watt digital surround sound system.

LOCATION

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium located at 100 S. River Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Baton Rouge Planetarium
Baton Rouge inside planetarium

PARKING

Metered street parking is available on surrounding streets (see map). For a complete parking guide for the downtown area, please visit the Baton Rouge Downtown Development District Website.
Note: Please do not park Vans in areas that are designated for bus parking

DIRECTIONS
For full directions depending on where you are approaching from, please visit
the Louisiana Art & Science Museum here

ACCESSIBILITY
The Louisiana Art & Science Museum is committed to providing programming that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of ability. Due to the anticipated sellout crowds for Mesmerica, seating for those with special needs, including wheelchairs, should be arranged in advance by contacting us several days prior to the event. Please contact
swesterhaus@lasm.org

FIND OUT MORE
To learn more about the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium, visit our website
https://lasm.org