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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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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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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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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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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Perkins Rowe Arts Festival
Nov
2
12:30 PM12:30

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

Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grant Deadline

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Inc (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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"Adore | Adorn: The Elsie Michie Contemporary Jewelry Collection" opens June 27th at LSU Museum of Art
Jun
27
12:00 AM00:00

"Adore | Adorn: The Elsie Michie Contemporary Jewelry Collection" opens June 27th at LSU Museum of Art

An exhibition of jewelry, "Adore | Adorn: The Elsie Michie Contemporary Jewelry Collection", will feature over 100 pieces of contemporary art jewelry from the collection of LSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Associate Dean Elsie Michie, Ph.D. that demonstrate the joy of making, collecting, and adornment.

Image: Peter Chang, Armreif, 2000, acrylic, resin, PVC, and silver, Courtesy of Elsie Michie

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"Semblance: The Public/Private/Shared Self" opens June 27th at LSU Museum of Art
Jun
27
12:00 AM00:00

"Semblance: The Public/Private/Shared Self" opens June 27th at LSU Museum of Art

"Semblance: The Public/Private/Shared Self" features three contemporary painters who use the figure to explore identity in private and in public spaces. The three artists are Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Doron Langberg, and Heidi Hahn.

Image: Doron Langberg, "Louis, Tristan, and Sarah", 2017, oil on linen, Courtesy of Greene-Christoffel Collection

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Louisiana Art & Science Museum presents Dino Day!
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Louisiana Art & Science Museum presents Dino Day!

Dig up dinosaurs and their prehistoric world through interactive experiences and a special lineup of planetarium shows! Hang out with Jason, an authentic 65-million-year-old Triceratopsskull, learn about fossils in our Solar System Gallery, and watch the new planetarium show Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagoniain the planetarium!

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BRBT Youth Ballet Summer Tour 2019
Jun
3
to Jun 11

BRBT Youth Ballet Summer Tour 2019

Every summer, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet tours area community centers, libraries, and retirement centers bringing dance free of charge directly into the community for its most effective outreach program of the season. This year the Youth Ballet will be performing Adventures in Neverland, a 30 minute rendition of the classic tale, Peter Pan.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Jun
1
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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Playmakers Baton Rouge Presents: Sleeping Beauty
May
31
to Jun 2

Playmakers Baton Rouge Presents: Sleeping Beauty

  • Shaver Theatre in LSU Music and Dramatics Art Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This retelling of Sleeping Beauty originates from the well-loved fairy tale and maintains its major themes, but features a headstrong princess and added characters, including Gryff— half man half dragon—and the riddle-challenging Spider King. In this classic battle between good and evil, a terrible curse is put on a young princess, who falls into a 100-year sleep on her 16th birthday. The only one left awake is a prince who must conquer the forces of evil and restore happiness to the kingdom with true love’s kiss. Playmakers’ rendition of Sleeping Beauty features new music by Chad Henry, bring this story of friendship and family, romance and adventure to life.

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK: ESCOSOULMUSIC
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

SUNDAY IN THE PARK: ESCOSOULMUSIC

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.

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