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George Rodrigue Exhibit (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-08-11

Duration: 00:07:49

Subjects: Rodrigue, George | Arts | ARTISTS | Museum exhibits | West Baton Rouge Museum


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Rodrigue, Wendy Interviewee


This segment from the August 11, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s visit to “The River is the Road,” an exhibit of George Rodrigue paintings on display at the West Baton Rouge Museum in Port Allen. She tours the exhibit with Wendy Rodrigue, Rodrigue’s widow and the founder of the Life and Legacy Foundation, who discusses Rodrigue’s life and legacy and her plans to educate children about his artwork through her foundation.