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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

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If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Intracoastal Canal Bridge Replacement

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Check here to get status updates on the DOTD Intracoastal Canal Bridge Replacement.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

LA 1/LA 415 Connector Project

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The LA 1 / LA 415 Connector ProjectH.005121The solution to Intracoastal Waterway Bridge safety, evacuation and bottleneck issues

Support HB 578 That Dedicates Funds for LA 415 / LA 1 Connector

House Bill 578 would dedicate economic development proceeds from...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

National History Day: Registration for Competitors and Judges

National History Day Newsflash

The West Baton Rouge Museum is the host site for the Greater Baton Rouge Regional History Day Contest. This year’s competition will take place on Thursday, February 16, 2023. Registration for competitors and judges opens Thursday, December 1st, 2022.

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Upcoming Lunchtime Lectures

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The Museum periodically hosts Lunchtime Lectures to accompany permanent and changing exhibits. This program features guest lecturers including scholars, historians, artists and authors to name a few who speak from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Call for Artists for Outdoor Public Art Mural

Call For Artists

The Museum seeks to create and install a mural celebrating the community’s Blues music heritage on the Juke Joint. The deadline for Request for Qualification submissions is February 15th, 2023.

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Behind the Barn Doors

Behind the Barn Doors

The museum is excited to introduce a new monthly program, Behind the Barn Doors. Join us on Sunday, February 5th in the Big RED Cypress Barn for featured demonstrations and instructional workshops including Blacksmithing, Spinning and Weaving, and Woodwor...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Ron's Retro: Honoring Ronald Kennedy

Rons Retro

The Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibit honoring Ronald Kennedy. This exhibit opens on January 19th, 2023 and will run through March 19th, 2023.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Café Français

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The Museum hosts this program for those who speak French, are learning French, or simply support the French language and culture in Louisiana. Speakers of any dialect and any skill level are welcome.

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

February Historical Happy Hour: Sariah Storm and the Mysteries

Historical Happy Hour Newsflash

Please join the West Baton Rouge Museum on Friday, February 17th, 2023 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM for Historical Happy Hour. February’s Happy Hour will feature the band, Sariah Storm and the Mysteries.

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Old Time Music Open Jam

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Old Time Music Open Jam is held on the second Sunday of every month from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM.  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 ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Ron's Retro Workshops

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Ron's Retro Workshops

In accompaniment to the Ron's Retro: Honoring Ronald Kennedy with Local Black Artists exhibit, the Museum is will be hosting the following workshops taught by the several of the featured artists. These workshops are FREE and open to t...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Yoga Workshops

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The West Baton Rouge Museum is hosting a once a month Yoga workshop on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM. Classes will be led by twenty-six year veteran instructor, Elena Moreno-Keegan with a life-long passion for living well and helping others li...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Le Jam

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Jam sessions are open for any musician to join in to play traditional Louisiana songs. 

As part of its cultural offerings, the West Baton Rouge Museum is hosting this program to allow musicians to informally play acoustic instruments including fid...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Senior Spirit

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Senior Spirit is a group of 300 active seniors (age 50+) in West Baton Rouge and Iberville Parishes who enjoy traveling, walking, dancing, dining, birdwatching, and biking together. Weekly activities include aerobics, weights, quilting, card games, and co...

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