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Date:
September 18, 2021
Time:
All Day
Location:

West Baton Rouge Museum

Address:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue
Port Allen, LA 70767
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Music Behind the Gates Exhibit Opens

Saturday, September 18, 2021

On September 18th, 2021 the West Baton Rouge Museum will open the exhibition entitled Music Behind the Gates. This exhibit explores the life of prison inmates and their escape through music.

On September 18th, 2021 the West Baton Rouge Museum will open the exhibition entitled Music Behind the Gates. This exhibit explores the life of prison inmates and their escape through music. Bands, iconic songs, and touching stories are all birthed from this infamous prison and other prisons across the state. In collaboration with the Angola Museum and the research of Dr. Marianne Fisher-Giorlando of  Dr. Benjamin J. Harbert, Associate Professor of Music at Georgetown University, Music Behind the Gates provides an intimate look at prison pastime and reform. This exhibit will run through January 2nd, 2022.