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June 3, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
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February 23, 2017
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Performance Center
"Cold Hot" by Brazilian journalist and photographer Sérgio Poroger is a journey of sights and sounds through the most musical region in the United States. Poroger will be on site to discuss the landscapes and places that emanate musicality, history and emotion as found in this photographic book.
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Exhibits

 

Louisiana’s Indigenous Peoples

 

January; Mid-September-Early October
The State of Louisiana is home to the third largest American Indian population in the eastern United States. This exhibit features brief historical and contemporary sketches of six of these communities, including the four federally recognized nations.
 

Bon Temps to Ashes

Mardi Gras Season
Learn about the vastly different, but equally meaningful ways Mardi Gras is celebrated in the city and the country. Enjoy looking at the beautiful and elaborate city costumes and fun and festive country Mardi Gras outfits.
 

Bayou Vermilion

March - April; October 
At the time the Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) was formed in the mid-1980s, the Bayou Vermilion was listed as one of the most polluted waterways in Louisiana. This exhibit will show how BVD works to keep the bayou clean and what you can do to help. 
 

Black History in the Attakapas Region

May-June
This exhibit tells the story of Louisiana’s slaves, free people of color, and Creoles. Topics include: slavery, Code Noir, education, religion, and civil rights.
 

Acadians Through the Generations

July-September
Since the 1900s,Acadians have struggled to maintain their language, culture, and heritage. This exhibit describes the evolution of the Acadian descendants from the World War II generation to the Millennials.