Evangeline in Bronze by George Rodrigue

Jul 19, 2023 LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: Learn the fascinating story behind George Rodrigue’s magnificent 1975 bronze statue of Longfellow’s Evangeline in this video narrative with Wendy Rodrigue, widow of artist George Rodrigue, filmed at the Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Filmed by Douglas Magnus, copyright 2023.

See the exhibition, Written in the Stars: Celebrating 100 Louisiana Luminaries, on view through December 8, 2023 at the Louisiana State Archives.

Join Wendy Rodrigue at the Archives this fall for a related Life & Legacy Foundation lecture and presentation the week of October 23rd, 2023. Details posting soon at http://www.legacyarttour.org . ‘

For a related video, also see Rodrigue’s “I Live in Two Worlds” at the Louisiana State Archives.