Arts & Culture

BREC has a variety of ways East Baton Rouge Parish residents can enjoy the cultural arts. If it's art that you're after, stop by Baton Rouge Gallery at BREC's City-Brooks Community Park and view one of its monthly artist exibitions or check out the Louisiana Arts and Artists Guild Gallery at the Independence Park Theatre. Catch a wide range of community theatre at BREC's Independence Park Theatre, located at Independence Community Park. History enthusiasts can visit BREC's Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about French Creole culture.

Upcoming Events

Choose one of the categories below to see upcoming events or check out the calendar below to see all Arts & Culture events.





Arts & Culture Facilities

Want to learn more about our Arts & Culture facilities? Follow the links below to learn more and see what programs and events are happening there.

Baton Rouge Gallery

Independence Park Theatre

Magnolia Mound Plantation

Upcoming Arts & Culture Events

First Free Sundays

Free guided tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Special programs of traditional crafts, informative lectures, and family activities are planned for each “First Free Sunday.”

Girl Scout Painting Badge - Louisiana Style

Girl Scouts will paint and create a moody wetland landscape mural using unexpected techniques (no brushes allowed) culminating in the creation of a 3D alligator.

Swamp Art Show Field Days

Twice a year, artists are invited to visit Bluebonnet Swamp for inspiration in creating works of art that can be entered in upcoming Swamp Art Shows. Whether your creative gear includes canvases or cameras, fabric or pen, come on out and let the swamp inspire you. Bring your own supplies, and we’ll provide workspace indoors and out for you to create your masterpieces!

Art Unwined: Bird Nerds

Tired of the same ol’ paint and drink?! If so, then check out BREC’s adult- only, fun and creative grown-up time outs.

Recent Arts & Culture News

  • BREC Art Winter/Spring Calendar of Events

    BREC Art is gearing up for 2020 with new programs and exciting happenings to begin soon. BREC’s art department offers programs and events for all ages around East Baton Rouge Parish with these hands-on interactive classes and workshops grounded in true artistic principles and techniques with a dash of craftiness and copious creativity welcoming all skill levels.

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