Baton Rouge Arts and Culture Events for the week of November 27 | entertainment/life

Call for artists

The Art Guild of Louisiana invites artists to exhibit their two-dimensional works at the Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. All current work – up to five submissions per person – will be accepted, as well as work up to the age of 3 years. All pieces that have been shown in no more than one previous guild exhibition can be submitted. There is a $5 fee for each entry. This is an unjudged show, but all artwork must meet the guild’s display requirements. Admission is on Thursdays from 11am to 1pm in the library and the show runs through Friday 30th December. Visit for more information.

‘The Nutcracker’

Tickets for the Baton Rouge Ballet Theater production of The Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou are on Saturday and Sunday, December 17 and 18 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Raising Cane’s River Center Performing Arts Theater , 396, available St. Louis St. Tickets range from $30 to $90 if you visit

Fos show

The gallery at the Manship Theater at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., is hosting an exhibition of work by New Orleans artist Becky Fos, whose painting “Louisiana State of Mind” was commissioned by Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin as the official “I VOTED” sticker artwork for the November 2022 election. The show runs through Monday 2 January. Admission is free. Visit for more information.

‘A Christmas song’

Tickets for the Baton Rouge Theater production of “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol” are on sale Friday through Sunday, December 9-11 and Thursday through Sunday, December 15-18 at the Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $25-30 by calling (225) 924-6496 or visiting

‘Amahl’ and ‘Nutcracker’

Tickets for the Opera Louisiane production of Amahl and the Night Visitors with Variations of ‘The Nutcracker’ are available on Saturday 17 December at 7:30pm and Sunday 18 December at 3pm Available at the Manship Theater in New York Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Tickets range from $10 to $35 at

‘Wing It’

“Winging It”, a group art exhibition benefiting the Bethany Center Elementary School in Uganda, is on display at the VanGuard Gallery in the studio of Stephen Wilson Stained Glass, 1469 Laurel St. through Friday, December 30th. For more information, call (225) 343-2211 or email [email protected]

At the LSU Museum

Several events are planned at the LSU Museum of Art at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., including Toddler Thursday: Landscapes and Learning on Thursday at 10 p.m.; Lecture and Reception for “Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection” at 6pm Thursday; the 18th Annual Holiday Shopping Event at the LSU Museum Store from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 2; and Free First Sunday: Happy Birthday Miss Hunter, celebrates Clementine Hunter’s birthday, Sunday December 4th from 1pm to 5pm. For more information, call (225) 389-7299 or visit

At Rosedown

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville, displays early to mid 19th century style Christmas decorations throughout December. For more information, call (888) 376-1867 or (225) 635-3110 or visit

Im Hilliard

The Hilliard Art Museum’s annual Jinglebell Market will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Adding to the festive spirit are dancers from the Lafayette Ballet Theater in their ‘Nutcracker’ finery on the gallery. Admission is free. Visit for more information.

show opelousas

Ke’Shawn Collins’ work is featured in the Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center’s Emerging Artists Exhibit.

In Opelousas

The Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center, 315 N. Main St., Opelousas, will open an Emerging Artists Exhibit featuring works by Ke’Shawn Collins and Ilea McGee with a reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 5. December The show runs through Tuesday 31st January.

quilt show

Andrea Finch’s Magnolia Grandiflora V: Fitzgerald the Seed Pod is featured in The Artist’s Question Answered in Fiber, an exhibition by Studio Art Quilt Associates Inc. at the Shell Gallery, Cary Saurage Community Arts Center, 233 St Ferdinandstr.

Art Quilt Exhibition

The Artist’s Question Answered in Fiber, an exhibition by Studio Art Quilt Associates Inc., will be on display at the Shell Gallery of the Cary Saurage Community Arts Center, 233 St. Ferdinand St. through Saturday, December 31st. Visit for more information.