"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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Baton Rouge Arts Market
May
4
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 Ballet Theatre Presents: "Homecoming Dances"
May
3
to May 4

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Presents: "Homecoming Dances"

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre wraps up its “Touring our Town” season with its final two performances that bring home some of their most successful alumni to share their talents on the stage of the Manship Theatre. Much of the choreography performed for this weekend of shows was created by former BRBT dancers who have gone on to have professional careers as dancers, choreographers, or educators, while alums from New York and Florida will perform other selections.

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"Artists in the Classroom" exhibition in the Firehouse Gallery
May
2
5:00 PM17:00

"Artists in the Classroom" exhibition in the Firehouse Gallery

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is partnering again with School Aids to put on our annual exhibition and celebration of arts educators: Artists in the Classroom! This show will be in our Firehouse Gallery from April 22 through May 2. The reception will be held on Thursday, May 2 from 5-8pm and will be free and open to the public.

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Jazz Listening Room: Larry Sieberth with Special Guest Fareed Haque
Apr
26
7:30 PM19:30

Jazz Listening Room: Larry Sieberth with Special Guest Fareed Haque

Pianist, composer and producer Lawrence Sieberth is at home in virtually any musical setting. While based in jazz, Lawrence’s musical vision is not limited by genre barriers — he prefers to integrate the many facets of music and performance into an engaging, inclusive experience. His own neo-bop improvisations and experimental inclinations combine with his classical and world music influences providing an extensive musical vocabulary for both performances and compositions for television, film and stage.

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Whats Left of Us, by Taylor Gonsoulin in the Firehouse Gallery
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Whats Left of Us, by Taylor Gonsoulin in the Firehouse Gallery

Artist Taylor Gonsoulin will host her BFA exhibition in our Firehouse Gallery from April 15th through the 19th, with a reception on Friday the 19th from 6-9pm. This exhibition will be free and open to the public.

"What’s Left of Us is a photographic series consisting of aerial photographs, self portraits, and observational studies. The work charts the transition in the landscape alongside the transition from childhood to adulthood." - Taylor Gonsoulin

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Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) Deadline
Apr
15
5:00 PM17:00

Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) Deadline

The Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) supports arts programming that enhances the creative capacity and vibrancy of East Baton Rouge Parish. PAG is funded by the East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President and Metro Council and administered by Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. The 2019-2020 deadline for Project Assistance Grants will be April 15, 2019. Workshop date to be announced mid-January.

 

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