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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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Check out how the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge brings arts education to our community, and what we're up to during National Arts in Education Week. 

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Next in the Firehouse Gallery:

Arts Judicata, September 3 - 28, 2018, Reception: Thursday, September 13, 6-8pm

Artistically talented lawyers—including musicians, visual artists, jewelry makers, culinary artists, performing artists and literary artists will be participating in the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation’s arts and music festival, Arts Judicata, 6:00pm to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.

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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!