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50/50 @ Baton Rouge Gallery

This year, Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art (“BRG”) is proudly celebrating 50 years of art exhibitions and cultural programming in service of the residents and visitors of Louisiana’s capital region. In recognition of the artists who have added so much to the area by sharing their works with visitors at BRG, the gallery will host a special retrospective exhibition titled “50/50” from July 3 – 28, 2016. “50/50” features fifty works from the gallery’s founding artist members, artists of note over the past 50 years and current artist members. 

An anniversary celebration and opening reception will be held on Wednesday, July 6 from 7 – 10 p.m. This evening will be a chance for local art fans to relive memories, celebrate the artists who have left a lasting impression on our community and BRG’s evolution from a small 12-artist cooperative gallery to a dynamic contemporary arts center with over 55 artist members. The event will include live music from The Michael Foster Project, DJ OttO, special guests, a video presentation and more. There will also be great food from Chef Sean Rivera, City Pork and UMAMI Japanese Bistro. Details at batonrougegallery.org/whats-next/.

Earlier Event: July 6
Capital Heights Social Bike Ride
Later Event: July 8
Bee Nice Summer Concert Series