Exhibits & Events

The History of Mardi Gras

Dates Available

POSTPONED UNTIL 1/24, 6 – 8 PM!  Laissez les bons temps rouler!   Immerse yourself in the festive spirit at our upcoming History of Mardi Gras Exhibit. Explore the rich cultural tradition behind the famous Mardi Gras colors, uncover the origins of the first King Cake, and so much more!  

Feast your eyes on intricate and flamboyant Mardi Gras costumes, graciously on loan from the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu and some of SWLA Krewe’s. 

 Save the date! The Opening Reception is on Wednesday, January 24th, from 6 – 8 PM. It’s open and free to the public. Stop by to enjoy delicious refreshments, savor mouthwatering King Cakes, and discover something new about everyone’s favorite holiday season! 

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