Here’s what’s happening this week in the area arts and cultural scene:

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S., hosts First Sunday 1-5 p.m. today. There’s free admission to the galleries, reduced admission to planetarium shows, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities. (225) 344-5272.

LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St., also has free admission for First Sunday at the Museum 1-5 p.m. today.

The Eclectic Truth Poetry Slam & Open Mic event begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, inside the Firehouse Gallery, 427 Laurel St.