Art Guild of Louisiana Presents Raffle of Oil Painting  Bill Farnsworth
Aug
28
to Sep 30

Art Guild of Louisiana Presents Raffle of Oil Painting Bill Farnsworth

Art Guild of Louisiana presents a raffle for this lovely 9"x12 original oil painting by. Bill Farnsworth. Farnsworth teaches workshops across the United States and abroad. He is a signature member of Oil Painters of America. Fine art by Farnsworth can be found in museums and private a collections across the United States. Don't miss this opportunity to add a piece of Bill Farnsworth art to your collection.

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On Pointe Music Series: Hot Club of Baton Rouge
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series: Hot Club of Baton Rouge

This Fall, Pointe-Marie and the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge are bringing back “On Pointe” — a free music series that will be held on Friday evenings from 6:00pm—8:00pm, beginning September 20th. The series will be hosted by Pointe-Marie, a new village located at 14200 River Road. The lovely green space in Pointe-Marie Square is ideal for setting up a lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy an eclectic array of musical entertainment.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market: Arc
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market: Arc

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and Arc Baton Rouge are joining forces to introduce a new arts market opening September 21, 2019. This new monthly market, scheduled to take lace every third Saturday from 10am to 2 pm, will be help at Arc Baton Rouge’s new headquarters at 12616 Jefferson Highway and will include artwork, food and music from a variety of local artists, including ArcArts entrepreneurs.

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Baton Rouge Concert Band Fall Concert-- "Oh The Places We Will Take You!"
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

Baton Rouge Concert Band Fall Concert-- "Oh The Places We Will Take You!"

From Mount Everest to London to Montana to Acadiana. And, don't forget The Louvre! Join the Baton Rouge Concert Band for their 2019 Fall Concert, "Oh, The Places We Will Take You!" Sunday, September 29th at 3:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. in downtown Baton Rouge.

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On Pointe Music Series: Toby & Shelli
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series: Toby & Shelli

This Fall, Pointe-Marie and the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge are bringing back “On Pointe” — a free music series that will be held on Friday evenings from 6:00pm—8:00pm. The series will be hosted by Pointe-Marie, a new village located at 14200 River Road. The lovely green space in Pointe-Marie Square is ideal for setting up a lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy an eclectic array of musical entertainment.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market: Main Street
Oct
5
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market: Main Street

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Sunday in the Park: After 8
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park: After 8

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment. 

Support for the Sunday in the Park Free Concert Series comes from the Office of the Mayor-President, the Baton Rouge Metro Council, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Cox Communications, 225 Magazine, and WRKF 89.3.

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Sunday in the Park: Denton Hatcher/Ben Bell
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park: Denton Hatcher/Ben Bell

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment. 

Support for the Sunday in the Park Free Concert Series comes from the Office of the Mayor-President, the Baton Rouge Metro Council, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Cox Communications, 225 Magazine, and WRKF 89.3.

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River City Jazz Masters: Eddie Palmieri Quintet
Oct
16
7:30 PM19:30

River City Jazz Masters: Eddie Palmieri Quintet

Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, Eddie Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner as well as his older brother, Charlie Palmieri.

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Remember Me Quilt Guild- Fall Arts Jubilee and Draping the Pews Quilt Show
Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

Remember Me Quilt Guild- Fall Arts Jubilee and Draping the Pews Quilt Show

The ReMe Fall Arts Jubilee includes all handmade & homemade items – vendors offer a spectacular variety of handmade items for sale, including: quilts, woodcrafts, original art, glassware, pottery, jewelry, purses, baby gifts, tote bags, embroidered items, Christmas decorations and edibles too! This year for the first time ever we will hold a Church Pew Draping Quilt Show in the sanctuary at St. Paul. This is a non-juried quilt show displaying the stunning quilted works of our guild members and other quilters in the community. This is not to be missed!

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Baton Rouge Arts Market: Jefferson Highway
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market: Jefferson Highway

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Sunday in the Park: Chubby Carrier
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park: Chubby Carrier

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment. 

Support for the Sunday in the Park Free Concert Series comes from the Office of the Mayor-President, the Baton Rouge Metro Council, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Cox Communications, 225 Magazine, and WRKF 89.3.

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BalletX returns to Baton Rouge!
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

BalletX returns to Baton Rouge!

BRBT and Manship Theatre present BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet company BalletX continues to push the limits of classical dance with a style that is full of energy and grace, choreography that audiences crave, and dancers that the New York Times says "are among the nation's best".

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Sunday in the Park: Herman Jackson
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park: Herman Jackson

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment. 

Support for the Sunday in the Park Free Concert Series comes from the Office of the Mayor-President, the Baton Rouge Metro Council, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Cox Communications, 225 Magazine, and WRKF 89.3.

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On Pointe Music Series: Rusty Yates Trio
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series: Rusty Yates Trio

This Fall, Pointe-Marie and the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge are bringing back “On Pointe” — a free music series that will be held on Friday evenings from 6:00pm—8:00pm. The series will be hosted by Pointe-Marie, a new village located at 14200 River Road. The lovely green space in Pointe-Marie Square is ideal for setting up a lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy an eclectic array of musical entertainment.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Nov
2
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Perkins Rowe Arts Festival
Nov
2
to Nov 3

Perkins Rowe Arts Festival

Perkins Rowe and the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge will again partner to bring you the 8th Annual Arts Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 at Perkins Rowe.

The arts market featuring many local artists exhibiting their crafts, canvases, jewelry and more! There will also be a variety of activities for every member of your family to enjoy. More information will be provided as the event draws near.

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Sunday in the Park: Dysfunctional Bone
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park: Dysfunctional Bone

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment. 

Support for the Sunday in the Park Free Concert Series comes from the Office of the Mayor-President, the Baton Rouge Metro Council, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Cox Communications, 225 Magazine, and WRKF 89.3.

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Sunday in the Park: Mike Zito
Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park: Mike Zito

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment. 

Support for the Sunday in the Park Free Concert Series comes from the Office of the Mayor-President, the Baton Rouge Metro Council, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Cox Communications, 225 Magazine, and WRKF 89.3.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market: Jefferson Highway
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market: Jefferson Highway

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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River City Jazz Masters: Eric Alexander Quartet
Nov
19
7:30 PM19:30

River City Jazz Masters: Eric Alexander Quartet

Boasting a warm, finely burnished tone and a robust melodic and harmonic imagination, tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander has been exploring new musical worlds from the outset. He started out on piano as a six-year-old, took up clarinet at nine, switched to alto sax when he was 12, and converted to tenor when jazz became his obsession during his one year at the University of Indiana, Bloomington (1986-87).

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On Pointe Music Series: Theatre Baton Rouge Carolers
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series: Theatre Baton Rouge Carolers

This Fall, Pointe-Marie and the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge are bringing back “On Pointe” — a free music series that will be held on Friday evenings from 6:00pm—8:00pm. The series will be hosted by Pointe-Marie, a new village located at 14200 River Road. The lovely green space in Pointe-Marie Square is ideal for setting up a lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy an eclectic array of musical entertainment.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Dec
7
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Dec
14
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Dec
21
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market: Jefferson Highway
Dec
21
10:00 AM10:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market: Jefferson Highway

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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River City Jazz Masters: Nicholas Payton Quartet
Jan
29
7:30 PM19:30

River City Jazz Masters: Nicholas Payton Quartet

Multi-instrumentalist, composer and trumpet master, Nicholas Payton is one of the most important artists working and recording today. A virtuoso before he was out of high school, his talent and skills have earned him praise and accolades and ensured his place in musical history. Spanning a multitude of musical genres, Payton has composed and arranged, performed and recorded with his own groups in many settings, including solo, duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, 21-piece big band, as well as his 2012 full orchestral work The Black American Symphony

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River City Jazz Masters: Jazzmeia Horn
Mar
19
7:30 PM19:30

River City Jazz Masters: Jazzmeia Horn

Winner of the 2015 Thelonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself capturing her very essence. Hailing from the great Dallas, Texas Jazzmeia has already earned a reputation in New York as a “Rising Star.” With the ambition to pursue a solo career, Jazzmeia graced the New York scene in 2009 and earned her degree at The New School for Jazz and contemporary Music . It wasn’t much later when she began to perform as a sideman with musicians Winard Harper, Junior Mance, Billy Harper, Lincoln Center Alumni Vincent Gardner, Delfeayo Marsalis, Mike LeDonne, Peter Bernstein, Johnny O’Neal, Vincent Herring, Kirk Lightsey, Frank Wess, and Ellis Marsalis.

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Common Ground
Sep
17
12:00 PM12:00

Common Ground

In response to the #MeToo movement, individuals and organizations have begun to start conversations around sexual harassment and assault within the arts community.

Whether it’s a personal experience, or hearing of others’ experiences, studies show that many in an artistic profession are affected by sexual violence.

Join us for a lunch focused on preventing and addressing sexual violence in visual and performing arts spaces. This session will be facilitated by Racheal Hebert, LCSW, Founding CEO and President of Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR). Lunch will be provided.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Sep
7
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Firehouse Gallery Reception: Morgan Tanner's "Anger" Exhibit
Aug
23
5:00 PM17:00

Firehouse Gallery Reception: Morgan Tanner's "Anger" Exhibit

Visit the Firehouse Gallery Reception at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge to view the new exhibit "Anger", featuring work by Greater Baton Rouge local, Morgan Tanner. Tanner says of her series Anger, “[it] explores how grief, like the deceptively beautiful tentacles of a jellyfish, stings even the least likely and most elegant among us.”

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Red Magnolia Theatre Company Presents: Steel "Male"nolias: A Night with Ouiser and Claire 2019 Fundraiser
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

Red Magnolia Theatre Company Presents: Steel "Male"nolias: A Night with Ouiser and Claire 2019 Fundraiser

Join Red Magnolia for a night of dancing, cocktails, and entertainment as the Red Stick's most talented men pay tribute to some of the most iconic female artists and characters of our time. Hosts "Ouiser and Clairee" hilariously emcee a show of musical numbers from such icons as Barbra Streisand and Whitney Houston, interspersed with comedic skits featuring beloved characters such as "Mama" and "Eunice," as well as an original parody "The Real Housewives of Baton Rouge." With a special guest appearance from the always hysterical and talented Golden Guys, this will be a delightful show not to be missed. Enjoy “Blush and Bashful” cocktails, take a photo at Truvy’s Beauty Shop, have fun taking a chance on some wonderful raffle prizes, and dance the night away like two pigs fighting under a blanket.

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Opera Louisiane Presents: Summer Soirée
Aug
22
6:30 PM18:30

Opera Louisiane Presents: Summer Soirée

This elegant night starts with a cocktail social at 6:30, followed by dinner with entertainment by some of the areas greatest singers at 7:15. The bar is open and the music familiar! They’ll sneak in one opera number as a preview of our upcoming season and share some special announcements about what we have in store for 2019-2020.

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Summer Dance Intensive
Jul
29
to Aug 2

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Summer Dance Intensive

BRBT hosts its annual summer dance intensive workshop that brings some of the most talented instructors in the business right to the dancers of Baton Rouge. This year, we are thrilled to share the talents of Sally Rojas, former dancer with American Ballet Theatre and instructor of the top level students at Houston Ballet Academy, Shelby Williams, soloist with the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Instagram phenom, @bisccuitballerina, and Dwayne Holliday, a freelance dancer, teacher, and choreographer throughout Europe and one of the smartest movers in his field. Intermediate and advanced students with at least one year of pointe are welcome. Cost is $390 and all classes will be held at the Dancers' Workshop at 10745 Linkwood Ct.

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Material Exploration: Figures in Space I Workshop at LSU Museum of Art
Jul
27
1:00 PM13:00

Material Exploration: Figures in Space I Workshop at LSU Museum of Art

Purchase your tickets today on Eventbrite for our Material Exploration: Figures in Space I Workshop at the LSU Museum of Art on July 27 from 1-4 p.m. | 2nd floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, Downtown Baton Rouge.

Drawing from works on view in "Semblance: The Public/Private/Shared Self", we will explore color, abstraction, and figure painting in this class inspired by the work of the artist, Heidi Hahn, featured in this exhibition.

Instructor: Claire Kane, MFA.

Ages 18+, all skill levels welcome. Enrollment limited to 20; advanced registration required. $25 for students, $35 for members, $45 for general public.

Image Credit: Heidi Hahn, "Burn Out in Shredded Heaven 2", 2018–19, oil on canvas. Courtesy of Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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New Venture Theatre Presents "Sweet Georgia Brown"
Jul
25
7:30 PM19:30

New Venture Theatre Presents "Sweet Georgia Brown"

New Venture Theatre Presents " Sweet Georgia Brown" 
Written and Directed by Gregory Williams Jr.
Musical Directed by Marcus Haney
Choreographed by Dwight Bell
The Diva herself Georgia Brown, has thoroughly burned her bridges in the music industry, including, physically assaulting Etta James, cursing out Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and stealing the Tree of Hope from the Apollo Theatre. Determined to get back on top, Georgia takes up singing in a hole-in-the-wall junk joint, ready to do whatever it takes to be number one again. 
Show runs through July 25 - July 28
Contact: www.nvtarts.org or call (225) 588-7576
Tickets $25.00 & $30.00 

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Jul
24
9:00 AM09:00

Teen Challenge at LSU Museum of Art

A new series, Teen Challenge, has been developed specifically for teens ages 12-18 to explore the LSU Museum of Art.
About this Event: A new series, Teen Challenge, has been designed specifically for teens ages 12-18 to explore the LSU Museum of Art’s exhibitions and collection. Teens will explore artist’s use of craft and metalsmithing in an interactive tour of the exhibit "Adore/Adorn: The Elsie Michie Contemporary Jewelry Collection." After a studio demonstration on different jewelry techniques, the challenge begins— Students recieved a box of unknown materials to create their own recycled jewelry pieces.

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Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grant Deadline
Jul
12
9:00 AM09:00

Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grant Deadline

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Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grants are available to organizations in the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge’s 11-parish service region: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana. DAF grants are supported by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.

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Free First Sunday at the LSU Museum of Art
Jul
7
1:00 PM13:00

Free First Sunday at the LSU Museum of Art

FREE First Sunday at the LSU Museum of Art is from 1-5 p.m. on the 5th floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, Downtown Baton Rouge. It includes FREE Admission and family activities. Come out to see our two new exhibitions: "Semblance: The Public/Private/Shared Self" and "Adore | Adorn: The Elsie Michie Contemporary Jewelry Collection" now on view.

Also on view: "Matt Wedel: On the Verge" and our permanent collection: "Art in Louisiana: Views into the Collection"

Free First Sunday is sponsored by the Louisiana Lottery Corporation and Iberia Bank.


Image Credit: Joyce Scott, "Flaming Skeleton #2", 1993, glass beads and thread. Courtesy of Elsie Michie.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Jul
6
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Red, White, & Blue Fourth of July Celebration at LSU Museum of Art
Jul
4
7:00 PM19:00

Red, White, & Blue Fourth of July Celebration at LSU Museum of Art

Join us for an evening of fun and entertainment! Come in from the heat and mingle with family and friends in support of fine
art. Delicious food by Capital City Grill, cash bar, complimentary water and sodas, live music by GSTREET, kids activity from 7-8:15 p.m., and fireworks at 9 p.m.!

Location: 100 Lafayette St., 6th floor terrace of the Shaw Center for the Arts, Downtown Baton Rouge

$50 for General Public; $40 for Museum Members; $30 for Children 6–12; Free for 5 & under [Purchase tickets on Eventbrite or by calling the Museum Store 225-389-7210]

Rain or shine event; Tickets are non-refundable;All ticket sales are final; Limited number of tickets; A portion of your ticket price is tax deductible
and goes toward supporting your art museum.

Thank you to our Sponsors: Louisiana Lottery Corporation, Iberia Bank, CSRS, Capital City Grill, DoubleTree by Hilton, Coca-Cola, Country Roads Magazine

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Cangelosi Dance Project Presents Big Hits!
Jun
27
6:30 PM18:30

Cangelosi Dance Project Presents Big Hits!

Kris Cangelosi, artistic Director of the Cangelosi Dance Project is producing “Big Hits” with featured personalities from Baton Rouge and beyond. Big Hits is a Variety Show showcasing professional dance and music performing Choreographic works by Cangelosi with special guest performer and songwriter David St. Romain. 

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