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Explore Baton Rouge by Meeting Its Maker Community

My fascination, respect, and appreciation for all things handmade began in my hometown, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  As the capital city of Louisiana, Baton Rouge is the largest anchoring “Cajunland” and offers a fascinating melange of academic, cultural, and political influences. The Mississippi River borders the city as a muse throughout history for creative expression in […]

LSU Museum of Art, Connecting Visitors to Baton Rouge

In my world travels as The Design Tourist, I’ve visited many museums, some with marque names and international fame, others with local or regional collections.  Museums that leave a lasting impression are not defined by size nor the prestige of their collections but rather how intimately they connect with and convey the local culture. A […]