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LSU Museum of Art to Host a Blue Holiday Event with George Rodrigue

12/08/2011 01:49 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Museum of Art is proud to announce the Blue Holiday Event, with an encore book signing by Louisiana favorite George Rodrigue, on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1-4 p.m. The LSU Museum of Art is located on the fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge.

 

The fun begins with a book reading by Wendy Rodrigue, followed by a book signing with George Rodrigue. Children can participate in hands-on art, creating holiday ornaments and a "Blue Dog" mask. Patrons can also view the spectacular holiday exhibition, "Under the Big Top," the museum's unique display of circus-themed toys and fine art from the LSU Museum of Art's permanent collection, along with turn-of-the-century photos and circus posters on loan from a private collector.

 

Refreshments will be served and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Supplies are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, visit www.lsumoa.com or call the LSU Museum of Art at 225-389-7200.

 

Schedule of activities:

  • 1 p.m. – A holiday story for kids with Wendy Rodrigue in the third floor Turner Gallery.
  • 2 p.m. – George Rodrigue book signing on the first floor atrium.
  • 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m. – Make "Blue Dog" masks and holiday ornaments in the third floor boardroom and in the museum on the fifth floor.

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