Come to the West Baton Rouge Parish Eggstravaganza! The West Baton Rouge Museum and the West Baton Rouge Parish Library are egg-cited to team up to host an old fashioned Easter Egg Hunt. Join us on Sunday, March 25th from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of the West Baton Rouge Museum.
On March 3, 2018 the West Baton Rouge Museum will open a new exhibition entitled Fait à la Main: The Acadian Handicraft Project. This exhibit will feature traditional Acadian handiwork such as brown cotton woven textiles, hand sewing and wood crafts created by Louisiana artisans who participated in the handicraft project. Crafts produced by modern
On February 1, 2018, the West Baton Rouge Museum will open a new exhibition Creoles du Monde which explores the Creole world and culture from Africa and Europe to the Americas. Creoles du Monde celebrates the vibrant culture of Creole people through the eyes of the historians, collectors, artists, and photographers who have captured a
The West Baton Rouge Museum presents a new exhibition entitled Mardi Gras Indians: By J. Nash Porter. The exhibit, which runs from January 6, 2018 through February 25, 2018, features a selection of full color photographs documenting the rich tradition of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indians and second line groups. J. Nash Porter was born
Over Here & Over There: Americans at Home and Abroad in World War I – November 4th, 2017 to January 7th, 2018
On November 4, 2017, the West Baton Rouge Museum will open a new two-part exhibition from the National Archives, Over Here & Over There: Americans at Home and Abroad in World War I. Because World War I was “total war,” the American home front was especially important to victory. Over Here captures the patriotic fervor