The Museum periodically hosts Lunchtime Lectures to accompany permanent and changing exhibits. This program features guest lecturers including scholars, historians, artists and book authors to name a few who speak from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. These presentations are free and open to the public with limited seating and audience members are always welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. When available, guest speaker presentations will be made available online.
Atchafalaya - Not Just a Floodway
Please join the Friends of the Atchafalaya onFriday, October 14th, 2022 at 12:00 PM for a special Atchafalaya Month presentation at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Commissioners, Charles R. Caillouet and Cliff LeGrange will lead a discussion on “Atchafalaya – Not Just a Floodway: Ten Human Interventions that Changed History.” This lunchtime lecture will cover the Atchafalaya River Basin, its history, people, and ecology as well as the threats and efforts to preserve and restore this expansive environment.
Friends of the Atchafalaya was created in 2006 to promote conservation and awareness of the Atchafalaya Basin through communication and volunteer mobilization.