Category Archives: Past Exhibits

Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963 – January 28th through March 12th, 2017

The exhibition, Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, opens at the West Baton Rouge Museum on January 28 and runs through March 12, 2017.  This exhibit examines the relationship between two great people’s movements that resulted from the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, and the March on Washington in 1963.

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For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights – November 10th, 2016 Through January 16th, 2017

“…we had averted our eyes for far too long, turning away from the ugly reality facing us as a nation. Let the world see what I’ve seen.” – Mamie Till Bradley For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, a nationally touring exhibition from NEH on the Road, will

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Dorthea Lange’s America: August 27th – October 30th, 2016

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,

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