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Water Trails of the Atchafalaya

The West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to highlight Louisiana’s rich natural diversity with an exhibit dedicated to the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp. The exhibition, Water Trails of the Atchafalaya, will be on display at the West Baton Rouge Museum from June 17 through October 29, 2017.  Come celebrate Louisiana’s greatest natural resource through the art

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Teachers Institute 2017: “The Academics of the Atchafalaya” – July 18th, 19th, and 20th

This year’s Teachers Institute will explore Louisiana’s swamps, bayous, and marshes in search of history, culture, language, industries, economics, natural resources, geology, plant and animal life found in the environment of the Atchafalaya Basin. The West Baton Rouge Museum will open registration for the 2017 Teachers Institute on Thursday, March 30th. The three-day summer professional

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Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 – February 17th through March 31st, 2017

A panel version of the powerful and poignant traveling exhibition “Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865” will be coming to the West Baton Rouge Museum on February 17 through March 31. Presented by Entergy Corporation with additional support from the National Park Service, National Endowment for the Humanities and The Kabacoff

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