This year’s Teachers Institute will explore Louisiana’s swamps, bayous, and marshes in search of history, culture, language, industries, economics, natural resources, geology, plant and animal life found in the environment of the Atchafalaya Basin. The West Baton Rouge Museum will open registration for the 2017 Teachers Institute on Thursday, March 30th. The three-day summer professional
“Any building should be complete, including all within itself. Instead of many things, one thing… It is the first principle of any growth that the thing grown be no mere aggregation… And integration means that no part of anything is of any great value except as it be an integrated part of the harmonious whole.”
Camp registration is full. You are always welcome to send in an application and add your children to the waiting list. Calling all campers! Allons! (Let’s go!) An amazing South Louisiana adventure awaits for boys and girls ages 6-12. Glide through history on the Atchafalaya bayous! Learn how our waterways got their names, and come
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
Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963 – January 28th through March 12th, 2017
The exhibition, Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963, opens at the West Baton Rouge Museum on January 28 and runs through March 12, 2017. This exhibit examines the relationship between two great people’s movements that resulted from the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, and the March on Washington in 1963.