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LSU Museum of Art

  • 100 Lafayette Street, Fifth Floor Shaw Center for the Arts Baton Rouge, LA 70801
  • (225) 389-7200
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The LSU Museum of Art is a dynamic venue located on the fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge. In addition to holding one of the largest university-affiliated art collections in the South, the museum presents world-class touring exhibitions of regional, American, and European painting, sculpture, decorative arts, works on paper, and photography. The Museum’s 5000-work collection is highlighted in galleries of American and British portraiture and decorative arts, American Arts and Crafts pottery, Chinese Jade, and modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures, with a focus on Southern artists. The LSU Museum of Art is a gateway connecting the University and the community at large to a diverse range of artistic styles and periods.

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  • Date Built: 0001-01-01
  • Last Restoration: 0001-01-01
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MUSE (Group 2)

A monthly art enrichment program for home schoolers ages 6–12 that focuses on a different...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • Recurring monthly on the 2nd Thursday until May 11, 2017

MUSE (Group 3)

A monthly art enrichment program for home schoolers ages 6–12 that focuses on a different...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday until May 18, 2017

Free First Sunday

Free admission all day, with fun activities geared for children of all ages in the LSU Museum of...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Sunday until December 3, 2017

When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan

Julie Heffernan’s recent paintings create alternative habitats in response to environmental...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • March 11, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper from the Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas

Comprised of the works on paper holdings of the Art Museum of South Texas, Contemporary Masters,...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • April 7, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Exploring Photography: Works from the Permanent Collection

Exploring Photography highlights over 40 works from the collection of the LSU Museum of...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • April 7, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Seventh Anniversary Show of Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde… Life Stories About Food

In partnership with Peggy Sweeney-McDonald of Superstar Events-LA, the LSU Museum of Art will...

  • LSU Museum of Art
  • May 10, 2017

Blue Dogs and Cajuns on the River

Hotel Indigo offers a Blue Dog Rate of $139 per night from now through the duration of "Blue Dogs...

  • Redeemable: July 23, 2017 - September 18, 2017