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George Rodrigue's famous Blue Dog has finally found his way back home to Bayou Teche Museum in a new permanent art gallery with a recreation of Rodrigue's own studio.

Paint Acadiana at the annual Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition and see art in action. Read more to see what the weeklong event entails and then grab your paintbrush and join the fun!

Hunt Slonem Exhibit at Bayou Teche Museum

The Bayou Teche Museum in New Iberia is excited to announce the unveiling of an exhibit of original art by internationally recognized artist, Hunt Slonem. "Bayou, Birds and Butterflies" will feature several paintings from Slonem's Albania plantation home in Jeanerette, as well as some from other museums and private collections.

The World Will Move Exhibit

The Jeanerette Museum will be hosting the traveling exhibit, The World Will Move: Civil Rights and Public Transportation in Louisiana 1860s-1950sfrom Jan. 26 - March 6.

George Rodrigue Comes Home

Works of the world-famous artist George Rodrigue are coming to New Iberia's Bayou Teche Museum Jan. 14-June 30, 2015 in an exhibit titled, "George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia's Live Oaks with George Rodrigue and his Blue Dog," in partnership with the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts.

Artists in Residence Find Inspiration at The Shadows (Interview)

This past spring, National Trust Historic Site The Shadows in New Iberia, Louisiana, welcomed two artists in residence as part of the yearlong Art & Shadows program, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Visual artist Lynda Frese and fiddler David Greely were selected for the program and have been working at The Shadows to create new works within their respective mediums inspired by the site's history.

David Greely and Lynda Frese

Visual artist and University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2013 Distinguished Professor Lynda Frese and traditional French Louisiana musician David Greely, founding fiddler of the Mamou Playboys, have been selected as artists in residence for the Art and Shadows program. With a goal of enriching the culture's art scene, Shadows-on-the-Teche is excited to host the pair. Read more about how the partnership came to be.

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