ART EXHIBITS: You can see the work of four local artists between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville. “CODEX ISOM” by Ron Isom uses design, composition and symbolic contest to create esoteric connections to the universe. “A Moment in Time” by Stewart Halperin is a photographic journey of light, color, subject and movement that align to offer a moment unfolded. “Vertical Series” by Florin Hategan includes large-scale figurative prints of young adults who represent the struggle with identity and integration. “letting go, to seed” by Jessica White includes outdoor birdseed drawings that reflect the transience of nature and people. The exhibits continue through Oct. 15.
SCIENCE CENTER: Take in a movie on the St. Louis Science Center’s giant Omnimax screen Tuesday and learn something. Your choices are “Robots” at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m.; “Journey to Space” at 10 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.; or “Humpback Whales” at 2 p.m. Tickets are $9 adults; $8 seniors, children and college students; $6 military at 314-289-4424, www.slsc.or or at the box office. While you are there, check out some of the 700 hands-on exhibits that span the broad spectrum of science. You can watch staff test the laws of physics in live Amazing Science Demonstrations; sneak past a life-sized animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops; explore the night sky uninterrupted by weather, pollution, or city lights; and build a replica of the Gateway Arch. The Science Center is at 5050 Oakland Ave. in St. Louis.