Westbatonrougemuseum.com Friday, April 1st, 2016
3D Safari: A Family Sculpture Workshop
Saturday, April 16, 2016 from Noon to 2 pm, Free
The West Baton Rouge Museum will hold a fun family workshop on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from Noon to 2 p.m. for parents and children to have a wild time working together as a team to make animal sculptures out of mixed media. 
 
Join professional artist and educator, Cetin Ates who will lead participants through the process of creative problem solving, building, gluing, and painting to make masterpieces and memories. Cetin Ates is native of Ankara, Turkey. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education and a Master’s Degree in Sculpture.  He has lived in the United States since 2005 and works as a professional sculptor and an art instructor.
 
The workshop FREE is but advanced registration is required as space is limited to 15 families.
"Angela Gregory: An Artist Inspired" Gallery Talk with Susan Hymel
Sunday, April 24, 2016
at 2:30 pm, Free 
The West Baton Rouge Museum will host a special gallery talk and tour of the “Angela Gregory: From Paris to Port Allen” exhibit on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
 
Join the authority on Angela Gregory art, Susan Hymel who will lead museum goers through the gallery with a lecture style tour explaining early influences and current events of the time period that inspired the works of the Louisiana artist. Susan met Angela Gregory in 1970 and worked as a student assistant for a sculpture exhibit at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans. She was elated for the opportunity to work with the artist who had created a public monument in her own home town of Port Allen. Over the years, Susan has researched and written about the artist and has helped to curate two more exhibits on the artist’s work at the West Baton Rouge Museum. She also serves as a consultant to the Angela Gregory Estate known as Gregory Art LLC.
 
The exhibit, “Angela Gregory: From Paris to Port Allen” is a retrospective of the life and work of Angela Gregory. The exhibit features a number of sculptures made from plaster and bronze as well as examples of molds used to cast her works of art. Just a few of the pieces on display will include La Belle Augustine, The Plantation Madonna, and monument models for public sculptures such as Henry Watkins Allen and the Bienville Monument.
 
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Volunteer Appreciation Open House and Barn Dance
Sunday, April 3rd from 2 - 4 p.m.
Join the staff of the West Baton Rouge Museum in the big red barn for the volunteer appreciation open house and barn dance! We will be announcing the winners of the 2015 volunteer of the year awards. Entertainment will be provided by Les Danseurs de la Capitale de Baton Rouge. A light lunch will be served.
Change to West Baton Rouge Museum's Admissions Fees
Due to changes to Louisiana state laws, the West Baton Rouge Museum will now be collecting a 5% state sales tax on all admission fees beginning April 1st, 2016. The admission fee is now $2.00 + $.10 tax per student, member of the military, seniors (62 and up), and AAA members. Adults are $4.00 + $.20 tax each. Admissions for any residents of West Baton Rouge Parish or members of the West Baton Rouge Historical Association is still free.
Vote for the West Baton Rouge Museum as One of 225's Best in Baton Rouge!

The West Baton Rouge Museum has been nominated as one of the Best in Baton Rouge by 225 Magazine! You can vote for us by clicking this link. Voting closes April 8th.




Teachers Institute 2016
"The Tumultuous Twenties and Thirties"
July 19, 20, and 21
The West Baton Rouge Museum will open registration for the 2016 Teachers Institute on Monday, April 4. The three-day summer professional development series is designed for in-service K-12 teachers across all subject areas. This summer will be the tenth year the museum is offering this professional development program. Participants will explore current events from 1920 – 1935 leading them to delve into a world of mystery, mayhem, music, and pop culture. Innovative ways to teach using art, music, drama, technology, math, economics, history, social studies, and literature will be presented. Participants will work with museum staff, scholars, and special guests to develop lessons for use in their classrooms. Teachers will be immersed in lectures and presentations from historians, education specialists, and other special guests as well as field trips to museums and cultural centers, and hands-on activities. Participants will receive classroom resource materials, CLU credits, and a $100 stipend upon completion of all institute activities and assignments. Daily lunches are provided along with transportation for field trips.

The Teachers Institute is limited to 25 participants. Availability is based on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registration forms may be downloaded from www.westbatonrougemuseum.com or picked up at the museum. Completed forms may be faxed to (225) 336-2448 or emailed to luckett@wbrmuseum.org. For more information, please call Education Curator, Jeannie Luckett at (225) 336-2422 x14.
845 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767 225-336-2422 Ext.15
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Westbatonrougemuseum.com Friday, April 1st, 2016
3D Safari: A Family Sculpture Workshop
Saturday, April 16, 2016 from Noon to 2 pm, Free
The West Baton Rouge Museum will hold a fun family workshop on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from Noon to 2 p.m. for parents and children to have a wild time working together as a team to make animal sculptures out of mixed media. 
 
Join professional artist and educator, Cetin Ates who will lead participants through the process of creative problem solving, building, gluing, and painting to make masterpieces and memories. Cetin Ates is native of Ankara, Turkey. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education and a Master’s Degree in Sculpture.  He has lived in the United States since 2005 and works as a professional sculptor and an art instructor.
 
The workshop FREE is but advanced registration is required as space is limited to 15 families.
"Angela Gregory: An Artist Inspired" Gallery Talk with Susan Hymel
Sunday, April 24, 2016
at 2:30 pm, Free 
The West Baton Rouge Museum will host a special gallery talk and tour of the “Angela Gregory: From Paris to Port Allen” exhibit on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
 
Join the authority on Angela Gregory art, Susan Hymel who will lead museum goers through the gallery with a lecture style tour explaining early influences and current events of the time period that inspired the works of the Louisiana artist. Susan met Angela Gregory in 1970 and worked as a student assistant for a sculpture exhibit at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans. She was elated for the opportunity to work with the artist who had created a public monument in her own home town of Port Allen. Over the years, Susan has researched and written about the artist and has helped to curate two more exhibits on the artist’s work at the West Baton Rouge Museum. She also serves as a consultant to the Angela Gregory Estate known as Gregory Art LLC.
 
The exhibit, “Angela Gregory: From Paris to Port Allen” is a retrospective of the life and work of Angela Gregory. The exhibit features a number of sculptures made from plaster and bronze as well as examples of molds used to cast her works of art. Just a few of the pieces on display will include La Belle Augustine, The Plantation Madonna, and monument models for public sculptures such as Henry Watkins Allen and the Bienville Monument.
 
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Volunteer Appreciation Open House and Barn Dance
Sunday, April 3rd from 2 - 4 p.m.
Join the staff of the West Baton Rouge Museum in the big red barn for the volunteer appreciation open house and barn dance! We will be announcing the winners of the 2015 volunteer of the year awards. Entertainment will be provided by Les Danseurs de la Capitale de Baton Rouge. A light lunch will be served.
Change to West Baton Rouge Museum's Admissions Fees
Due to changes to Louisiana state laws, the West Baton Rouge Museum will now be collecting a 5% state sales tax on all admission fees beginning April 1st, 2016. The admission fee is now $2.00 + $.10 tax per student, member of the military, seniors (62 and up), and AAA members. Adults are $4.00 + $.20 tax each. Admissions for any residents of West Baton Rouge Parish or members of the West Baton Rouge Historical Association is still free.
Vote for the West Baton Rouge Museum as One of 225's Best in Baton Rouge!

The West Baton Rouge Museum has been nominated as one of the Best in Baton Rouge by 225 Magazine! You can vote for us by clicking this link. Voting closes April 8th.




Teachers Institute 2016
"The Tumultuous Twenties and Thirties"
July 19, 20, and 21
The West Baton Rouge Museum will open registration for the 2016 Teachers Institute on Monday, April 4. The three-day summer professional development series is designed for in-service K-12 teachers across all subject areas. This summer will be the tenth year the museum is offering this professional development program. Participants will explore current events from 1920 – 1935 leading them to delve into a world of mystery, mayhem, music, and pop culture. Innovative ways to teach using art, music, drama, technology, math, economics, history, social studies, and literature will be presented. Participants will work with museum staff, scholars, and special guests to develop lessons for use in their classrooms. Teachers will be immersed in lectures and presentations from historians, education specialists, and other special guests as well as field trips to museums and cultural centers, and hands-on activities. Participants will receive classroom resource materials, CLU credits, and a $100 stipend upon completion of all institute activities and assignments. Daily lunches are provided along with transportation for field trips.

The Teachers Institute is limited to 25 participants. Availability is based on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registration forms may be downloaded from www.westbatonrougemuseum.com or picked up at the museum. Completed forms may be faxed to (225) 336-2448 or emailed to luckett@wbrmuseum.org. For more information, please call Education Curator, Jeannie Luckett at (225) 336-2422 x14.
845 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767 225-336-2422 Ext.15
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