Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White – September 2nd – December 31st, 2017

The West Baton Rouge Museum presents a new exhibition entitled Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White featuring the photography of Lakeland, Louisiana native Julie Stewart. The exhibit, which runs September 2 through December 31, 2017, features a series of photographs of Alma Plantation, Louisiana’s last complete plantation-sugar mill complex. This collection of photographs showcases

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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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The River Rises: Historical Floods

This summer the West Baton Rouge Museum will host an exhibit commemorating the historical floods that have affected our area. Open June 3rd through August 27th, the exhibition, The River Rises, features images and artifacts from the West Baton Rouge Historical Association’s permanent collection illustrating the history of flooding from shortly after the Civil War

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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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