Calendar

Nov
3
Thu
Wine with Walter
Nov 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sign up to participate in an evening art workshop including wine, light refreshments, painting and printmaking inspired by the works of Walter Anderson led by Baton Rouge artist, Jennifer Carwile at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Space is limited. To make reservations, call 225-336-2422 Ext. 15. Free.

Mar
25
Sat
Greater Baton Rouge Regional National History Day Competition
Mar 25 all-day

National History Day Competition- The West Baton Rouge Museum will welcome judges, volunteers, teachers and middle and high school students from a twelve parish region to compete individually and in groups with projects including research papers, performances, websites, exhibits, and documentaries.  The theme for this year’s contest is “Taking A Stand in History.”

Apr
8
Sat
Faux Stained Glass Pendants Family Workshop
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In celebration of the Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit and the Talented Art Student Exhibit. See the exhibits and also make a small Frank Lloyd Wright inspired piece of art to keep. Refreshments served. Free

Apr
20
Thu
Wine and Wright: An Evening Workshop
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join AIA Louisiana and Louisiana Architectural Foundation for an evening at the West Baton Rouge Museum to try some of the hand-drafting tools much like Frank Lloyd Wright used to design interior furnishings and to draw architectural elements. This FREE program is offered in conjunction with the traveling exhibit, Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture of the Interiors. Space is limited, advanced reservations are required by calling 225-336-2422 Ext. 15. Refreshments served.

Jul
18
Tue
2017 Annual Teachers Institute
Jul 18 – Jul 20 all-day

Atchafalaya heritage themes, Advanced registration required.

Feb
3
Sat
Mask-Making Family Workshop
Feb 3 all-day

Families of all ages are invited to find their way to making amazing wearable masterpieces to keep after following a scavenger hunt stocked with surprise activities through the museum’s 3-D Beads: A Mardi Gras Art Celebration and Creoles du Monde exhibits. This program is free and open to the public.

Mar
3
Sat
Greater Baton Rouge Regional National History Day Contest
Mar 3 all-day

 Student and judges’ registration is now open at www.louisianahistoryday.org for this competition that will be held at West Baton Rouge Museum. Finalists will move on to state at the National WWII Museum in April and potentially to Nationals in D.C. this summer!

Jul
16
Mon
Teachers Institute 2018 – Rural Engineuity: Cultivating Critical Thinking Skills in the Classroom
Jul 16 – Jul 17 all-day

The West Baton Rouge Museum will open registration for the 2018 Teachers’ Institute on Monday, March 26, 2018. The two-day summer professional development series is designed for in-service K-12 teachers across all subject areas. This summer will be the twelfth year the museum is offering this professional development program. Participants will produce a theme-based lesson with the help of museum staff and special guests for use in their classrooms. They will also receive classroom resource materials, a certificate of participation, and a $100 stipend upon completion of all
institute activities and assignments. Daily lunches are provided. The Teachers’ Institute is limited to 25 participants. Availability is based on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registration forms may be downloaded from by clicking this link or picked up at the museum. Completed forms may be faxed to (225) 336-2448 or emailed to Museum Educator, Gwenn LaViolette, at
[email protected]. For more information, please call Museum Educator, Gwenn LaViolette at (225) 336-2422 x16.

Click Here to Download a Registration Form

Oct
25
Thu
Clay Sculpture Workshop with West Baton Rouge artist, Mary Guarisco
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Space is limited. Advanced registration is required by calling 225-336-2422 Ext. 200. FREE.

Nov
15
Thu
Wine and Watercolor Workshop with Troy Hotard
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Space is limited.  To reserve your spot, call 225-336-2422 x200. FREE.