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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Yoga Workshops

Yoga Newsflash

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: January 12, 2024

Blast From the Past Summer History Camp Registration

Summer Camp 2024

Registration opens March 1, 2024 for West Baton Rouge Museum’s twenty-ninth annual “Blast from the Past” summer history camp series. Registration is open for campers ages 6-12 interested in taking an adventure through time to learn about film, photography...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Café Français

Le Cafe Francais news flash

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: February 14, 2024

Le Grand Pique-Nique

Le Grand Pique Nique 2024

On Saturday, March 2, 2024, the West Baton Rouge Museum will host CODOFIL’s annual le Grand Pique-Nique. For 29 years le Grand Pique-Nique (LGPN) has been attracting students from all 25 French Immersion schools across Louisiana. The Council for...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Shutter and Sound: The Jazz Photography of Bob Willoughby

Shutter And Sound

The Museum is pleased to announce a new photography exhibit, Shutter and Sound: The Jazz Photography of Bob Willoughby. Shutter and Sound opens January 27th, 2024 and will run through March 17th, 2024.

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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 the first Sunday of the month in the Big RED Cypress Barn for featured demonstrations and instructional workshops including Blacksmithing, Spinning and Weaving, an...

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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 4, 2024

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 Saturday, March 9th, 2024. Registration for competitors and judges has opened.

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Diary of Tooky: Hustle Series

Diary of Tooky

The West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibit of work from Australian photographer, Olivia Piskadlo-Jones titled, Diary of Tooky: Hustle Series. Piskadlo-Jones, who goes by “Tooky” professionally, captures the essenc...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Explorations in Genealogy, "Louisiana's Italian Immigrants"

Explorations In Genealogy

Exploration in Genealogy

This series is hosted by the West Baton Rouge Genealogical Society, spearheaded by West Baton Rouge Historical Association board member, Debbie Doiron Martin, and sponsored by the West Baton Rouge Museum.  

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Old Time Music Open Jam

Old time music open jam news flash

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: December 14, 2023

March Historical Happy Hour: A Taste of Blues & BBQ Celebration Featuring Chris Thomas King

March 2024 Historical Happy Hour

Every 3rd Friday, the drinks are on you and the history is on us! Come to the museum any time from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM to explore exhibits and enjoy changing monthly entertainment such as trivia, live music, or lectures. Please join the West Baton Rouge Mus...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

Angela Gregory: Portraits & Process

Angela Gregory in Bourdelles Paris studio c. 1928 carving her Beauvais Head of Christ

Join the West Baton Rouge Museum as we celebrate the second in an exhibit series titled Angela Gregory: Portraits & Process. 

Guest curated by Elizabeth Chubbuck Weinstein, the project marks the most comprehensive look at the artist’...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Le Jam

Le Jam news flash

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: October 4, 2023

Children’s Drawing and Painting with Ms. Shaun

Children's Painting Class

West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to introduce a new children’s workshop designed for elementary and middle school students. Children’s Drawing and Painting with Ms. Shaun will be offered from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM on the four...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Easter Egg-Stravaganza

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The West Baton Rouge Museum and the West Baton Rouge Parish Library are partnering to host the annual Easter Eggstravaganza. This old-fashioned spring celebration will be held on the grounds of the West Baton Rouge Museum and is FREE and open to the publi...

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