Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
Special exhibit: "C'est La Vie" - Local artist Tracy Wisehart-Plaisance uses bright colors and broad strokes to capture the joie de vivre (joy of life) in south Louisiana. Her work ranges from portraits to landscapes and from traditional canvases to furniture. Through July 31. Free.
The lives of the Acadians (Cajuns) and others whose travels brought them to Louisiana's bayous are featured at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux. Explore recreation, clothing, home furnishings, religion, cuisine, and fishing through exhibits, artifacts, videos, and films. A 200-seat theater is used for productions by the Thibodaux Playhouse, Inc., and other programs. Kids can earn a badge with the Junior Ranger program. The center's museum store has CDs, craft items, and books from cookbooks to children's stories on sale. Admission to the center and to most programs is free. Follow these links for the park's calendar of events, exhibits, and programs; for directions and transportation options; and for accessibility information.
314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux
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