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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Blast from the Past Summer History Camp

Summer History Camp Newsflash

This year's Blast from the Past Summer History Camp theme is A Tale of Acadie, inspired by upcoming exhibit Evangenalia. Registration for campers ages 6 - 12 opens April 1st!

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Historical Happy Hour

Historical Happy Hour news flash

On the 3rd Friday of every month, join us for intellectual discussions, music, and of course, a drink. Each month we will host a different speaker, musician, panel, or any combination of the 3. You bring the drinks, we bring the history--see you soon!

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Posted on: March 20, 2021

Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints

Wandering Spirit Newsflash

Opening March 20th, the West Baton Rouge Museum will showcase the Wandering Spirit exhibition, curated by Gifty Benson and organized by ExhibitsUSA. The exhibit closes May 2nd.

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Centered Around Culture: Quilts of Cely Pedescleaux

Centered Around Culture: Quilts by Cely Pedescleaux Newsflash

The story quilts of New Orleans artist Cely Pedescleaux will be featured at the West Baton Rouge Museum. The exhibit runs from March 6 to May 30.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Rural Roots of Music

Rural Roots of Music Newsflash

Keep your eyes on our YouTube channel over the next few months as we roll out videos from our Rural Roots of Music project, done in collaboration with the National Park Service and River Road African American Museum.

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Café Français

Le Cafe Francais news flash

Café français was inaugurated in response to requests by visitors for a venue to meet and enjoy the French language. Café français meets on the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted on: December 15, 2019

Old Time Music Open Jam

Old time music open jam news flash

Jam sessions are open for any musician to join in to play tunes including but not limited to Old Country, Bluegrass, Cajun and folk music. The public is invited to sit in free of charge.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Le Jam

Le Jam news flash

The Museum will host Cajun French Music Jam Sessions sponsored by the Baton Rouge CFMA Chapter the 3rd Sunday of each month from 3-5pm. A different artist will lead a group of interested musicians during each session. So grab your instrument and join in!

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