Louisiana State Archives hosts Blue Dog exhibit through June 30

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - Visitors to the Louisiana State Archives will have a chance to view a collection of iconic Blue Dog artwork by acclaimed Louisiana artist George Rodrigue through June 30, 2014. 

The month long exhibit will include several original Rodrigue paintings.

As part of its outreach activities for the Blue Dog exhibit, the Archives will host Miss USA, Miss Louisiana and several of the 2014 Miss USA contestants on Thursday, May 29th in cooperation with Visit Baton Rouge as a part of their pageant activities.

The Louisiana State Archives is dedicated to identifying, collecting, preserving and maintaining records and artifacts that enhance our state’s remarkable history.

The Archives is located at 3851 Essen Lane and is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. - 5  p.m.