Category Archives: Past Exhibits

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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Spirited: Prohibition in America – June 25th through August 14th, 2016

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

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