Baton Rouge's Premier Center for the Performing Arts | Museums |Galleries | Concerts | Theatre | Film + Sweeping Views of the Mississippi River, Downtown and Historical Landmarks
The Shaw Center for the Arts is a 125,000 square foot (12,000 m²) performing art venue, fine arts museum, and education center located at 100 Lafayette Street in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Shaw Center for the Arts has won several awards for design and architectural excellence.
The Shaw Center for the Arts features:
The Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center of the Arts
The Manship Main Theater
Th Gallery at Manship Theatre
Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre
The Hartley/Vey Workshop Theatre
The Jones Walker Foyer
The Josef Sternberg Conference Room
The LSU Museum of Art at the Shaw Center for the Arts
Visit Baton Rouge’s only dedicated art museum today featuring local, regional, and international exhibitions alongside our permanent collections.
The LSU Museum of Art Store at the Shaw Center
For you shopping experience, the LSU Museum Store has extraordinarily beautiful and unique gifts
The Glassel Gallery at the Shaw Center for the Arts
The Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery and the LSU School of Art’s ultra-contemporary exhibition space that brings artwork of the highest caliber to Baton Rouge. Exhibitions at Glassell Gallery challenge viewers to look seriously at works that raise questions and evoke responses.
The River Terrace of the Shaw Center
Sweeping views of the Mississippi River, Downtown Baton Rouge and Historical Landmarks. A Perfect setting of indoor and outdoor combined spaces for Corporate Events, Wedding, Engagement, Fundraiser or any Special Celebrations.
The Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza
Enjoy the weather, stroll around and watch the Dancing Water Fountains delight all ages. Across the street at 131 Lafayette Street is the Lafayette Park with the Baton Rouge Water Works Standpipe ~ A National Register of Historical Places
Dining and Entertainment- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Happy Hour
Capitol City Grill
Stroube's - Seafood | Steaks
Tsunami - Sushi | Sake | Steaks
PJ's Coffee on Lafayette Street
**Please note that businesses located within the building facility have varying hours of operation.
Parking is available in the parking garage at the corner of Third and Convention Streets, along the streets surrounding the building or in nearby surface lots. Surface lots are also available throughout the downtown area.