“Living with Art: Selections from Baton Rouge Collections” on view until Sept. 27 at LSU Museum of Art

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BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – To commemorate the opening of the LSU Museum of Art in the Shaw Center for the Arts fifteen years ago, we present this special exhibition celebrating art collecting in Baton Rouge. Through the loan of extraordinary works from nine private collections, we celebrate the creative spirit that binds artists to collectors and collections to institutions. Living with Art features a wide selection of media, periods, and styles, ranging from German Expressionists to Southern self-taught artists; French Impressionism and international artists to Louisiana artists; and from painting to porcelain to bronzes and photography.

Living with Art: Selections from Baton Rouge Collections is curated by LSU MOA Executive Director Daniel Stetson and will be on view March 5 through September 27, 2020.

OPENING RECEPTION & 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Thursday, March 5, Shaw Center, Fifth floor, 6–8:30 p.m.
Join us for this exhibition opening celebrating the art of collecting in Baton Rouge and 15 years of art downtown. Free for LSU MOA members, $5 for students/faculty with ID, $10 for general public.

PROGRAM
Dignitaries’ remarks 6 p.m.
Gallery tour and commentary 7 p.m.
Stop by our makers table and also sit for a quick portrait by local artist Brad Bourgoyne while enjoying champagne and hors d’oeuvres.

 

 

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