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

Swamp Art Show Field Day

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!

Holiday Wreath Making Class

Get in the holiday spirit with BREC and join us for a holiday themed wreath making class. Instructions and materials will be provided to all participants.

Piano: Jefferson Hwy

Participants will learn techniques and skills in hand-eye coordination, concentration, music appreciation, and self-confidence. This program offers one-on-one instruction and can cater to each individual’s skill level. Each session is 30 minutes. Weekly, one on one instruction.

Louisiana Landscapes

This adult painting class will celebrate the beauty of Louisiana landscapes. In the four classes, students will be led through the process of creating acrylic landscape on canvas. Color mixing, perspective, and technique will all be part of this FUN creative class. No experience needed though seasoned painters are welcome.

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