King George Rodrigue, History of Washington Mardi Gras at Capitol Park Museum

Posted Nov 19, 2022: Join Wendy Rodrigue for a tour of “Carnival in the Nation’s Capital: The Washington Mardi Gras Ball” currently on view at the Capitol Park Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The exhibition includes unique artworks and personal items recalling artist George Rodrigue’s reign as King in 1994. 💙 Also on view, Rodrigue’s portrait and sketch of King Marion Edwards (1985), and a 14-foot hand-painted banner created by Rodrigue for his exhibition, “Blue Dog for President,” held at Union Station, Washington, D.C., in 1996.