Come have a sweet ole time at the West Baton Rouge Museum’s SugarFest on Sunday, October 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year marks 21 years for making sweet memories at the museum’s annual celebration of the sugar cane harvest. The 21st anniversary of SugarFest promises to be bigger and better than ever.
The exhibition, 100 Years of Progress: Celebrating Port Allen’s Centennial, which highlights the 100 year history of the City of Port Allen, will be on display at the West Baton Rouge Museum from September 17 through October 23, 2016. Originally established in 1809 as La Ville St. Michel, the settlement grew and in 1854 it
The exhibition, Dorthea Lange’s America, which features original lifetime prints by the legendary documentary photographer, will be on display at the West Baton Rouge Musueum from August 27 through October 30, 2016. Highlighting this show are oversized exhibition prints of her seminal portraits from the Great Depression, including White Angel Breadline, Migratory Farm Worker, and,
During the era of Prohibition, Americans no longer could manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages from 1920 until 1933. Spirited: Prohibition in America, a new exhibition opening June 25th at the West Baton Rouge Museum that explores this tumultuous time in American history, when flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and legends, such as Al Capone and Carry
The exhibition, Huey Long and the Noble Experiment: Prohibition in Louisiana will be on display at the West Baton Rouge Museum from May 7 through September 4, 2016. This exhibit will complement the National Endowment for the Humanities On the Road exhibit, Spirited: Prohibition in America, which will be at the West Baton Rouge Museum