Carnival in the Nation’s Capital:  The Washington Mardi Gras Ball

October 18, 2022-September 16, 2023: Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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.

As part of this group exhibition, experience George Rodrigue’s paintings and memorabilia related to the Washington Mardi Gras Ball, including his reign as King of the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians in 1994. Learn more at 

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.

Read more in new blog postIt’s Good to be the King.