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Register for the 2018 Statewide Arts Summit

Build stronger networks, share resources and ideas, so that, through the arts, we can build more vibrant and equitable regions, parishes and cities in Louisiana! Learn more and register online today!

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River City Jazz Masters 2018-2019

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and the River City Jazz Coalition are proud to open the nationally renowned jazz concert series in Baton Rouge with featured artists Jon Scofield’s Combo 66, Joey Defrancesco + The People, Etienne Charles Creole Soul, and Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour.  This year is the 2nd annual River City Jazz Masters Hall of Distinction award.

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Beth Welch's "Embarking Home" in Gallery

Artist Beth Welch will be showing her recent body of work, dealing with interpersonal relationships and personal struggles through the metaphor of the boat and water. This show will be on view from July 2nd through August 3rd 2018. A reception will be held on Friday, July 13th 2018, from 6-8pm.

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Register for a Summer Arts Class!

Who said summer classes were just for kids? Adults, keep yourself stimulated this summer with the Arts Council's new series of Summer Arts Classes! Acting, drumming, dance, printmaking, and filmmaking - continue building your hobby or find a new one. Register for a class today!

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We're making a difference.

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weARE changing lives through the arts.

Advocacy. Resources. Education.

Through collaborative work with individual artists, arts organizations, civic leadership, and the business sector, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge advocates for a vibrant creative economy.

Your investment in the Arts Council supports a strong quality of life in our community, making such programming as Ebb & Flow Festival, Baton Rouge Arts Market, Artsplosion Camps, Arts Education and Arts Integration in Schools, and Arts Routes possible. Investors at every level enjoy annual benefits, so make a contribution today and start earning yours!