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WBR Museum reaching out to public for 9-11 exhibit The West Baton Rouge Museum is inviting the public to submit original art works inspired by the events of September 11, 2001. The tenth anniversary of the tragic event in American history will be marked by a juried display of art works this summer. Artists of all ages and all levels of their artistic careers are encouraged to enter artwork. We also encourage you to submit art made at any point in the past decade; the artwork does not have to have been made in 2011. Applicatons to submit art work can be found at and are due May 3, 2011.

There will be monetary prizes awarded for lst, 2nd and 3rd place winners. There is also a special prize for a West Baton Rouge student entry winner. If you cannot personally deliver your art, you may ship it to the museum at your own cost. When the exhibit is over, the museum staff will re-pack your art in its original shipping materials. Please arrange for a prepaid shipper to pick up your art at the museum. You must contact the museum’s Curator, Lauren Davis, with the details prior to scheduling a pick up. The exhibit will run from July 23 through September

Civil War subject of lunchtime lecture Join Dr. Paul Paskoff at his lunchtime lecture “And the War Came: Making Sense of Two Conflicting Narratives of the Civil War Causation” at the West Baton Rouge Museum at noon on Wednesday, April 13 to help commemorate the sesquincentennial of the U.S. Civil War. Dr. Paskoff is a history professor at LSU- Baton Rouge. His research interests include 19th- century public policy and southern economic history. Dr. Paskoff with co-author Daniel J. Wilson assembled a representative selection of articles from De Bow’s Review in their book The Cause of


the South: Selections from De Bow’s Review, 18461867. The selection of articles from De Bow’s Review provide a vivid portrait of the intellectual currents that ran through the South in the tense years leading up to, during, and immediately following the Civil War. The noon time lecture is free and open to the public. Visitors are welcome to bring a bag lunch. The West Baton Rouge Museum is located at 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen, La. 70767. Please contact us at 225336-2422 or visit for more information.

18, 2011. Letters of acceptance and rejection will be sent by May 16, 2011. Accepted artwork must be delivered to the museum during business hours June 6-8, 2011. For more information, please call the West Baton Rouge Museum at (225) 3362422 ext. 11. T h e Museum is located at 845 North Jefferson,

Port Allen, La. 70767. Additional information is available at

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