Rodrigue’s 1971
“Miss July 4th of Carencro, Louisiana”

Sep 19, 2023: George Rodrigue’s Cajun Series paintings play an important role in the exhibition George Rodrigue: Painting for Myself on view through January 2, 2024 at the Museum of New Art in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Afterwards, the exhibition travels to the Bayou Teche Museum in George’s hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana, in celebration ofContinue reading “Rodrigue’s 1971
“Miss July 4th of Carencro, Louisiana””

Cathedral Paintings by George Rodrigue

Sep 14, 2023: Filmed by Douglas Magnus at The Museum of New Art in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, join Wendy Rodrigue for a video narrative highlighting two rarely seen George Rodrigue paintings from the couple’s Carmel, California home. Exhibition continues at MONA through January 2, 2024. Sponsored by Avery Insurance.

Rodrigue’s Millennium

Jul 28, 2023: In 1999, George Rodrigue partnered with the department store Neiman Marcus to create a painting, print, and catalogue cover commemorating the year 2000. Join Wendy Rodrigue for a lively telling of the backstory, filmed by Douglas Magnus at the West Baton Rouge Museum in Port Allen, Louisiana. Don’t miss “The River isContinue reading “Rodrigue’s Millennium”

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. See the exhibition, Written in the Stars: Celebrating 100 Louisiana Luminaries, on viewContinue reading “Evangeline in Bronze by George Rodrigue”