“Louisiana’s Blue Dog Man”
An original collection by world-renowned artist George Rodrigue, compliments of the George Rodrigue Foundation and the New Orleans Museum of Art. This will showcase highlights of his work from the Saga of the Acadians to his iconic Blue Dog of Louisiana. The exhibit will also feature the first public viewing of the 2013 George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts high school student winners.
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Cajuns and Blue Dogs: The Art of George Rodrigue
Article posted Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:49 PM
The Old Post Office Museum is proud to present a festive exhibit preview evening.
“Cajuns & Blue Dogs: The Art of George Rodrigue”
Featuring Acadians, Blue Dogs and the first public viewing of the 2013 George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts high school student winners.
Thursday, March 28, 2013, 6 – 8 p.m.
Featuring special guest:
Executive Director, George Rodrigue Foundation for the Arts
A benefit for the Old Post Office Museum. $25 per person. Sponsored by the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival.
Tickets available at:
Old Post Office Museum
513 Prairie Street, Winnsboro
Every Occasion Gift Shop
703 Prairie Street, Winnsboro
The Blue Dogs Are Coming!!
Article posted Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:43 PM
The Old Post Office Museum is proud to announce its next exhibit, “Cajuns and Blue Dogs: The Art of George Rodrigue,” set to open with a special gala preview on Thursday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m, at the museum, 513 Prairie Street, Winnsboro. The exhibit is being sponsored by the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival.
The Rodrigue preview opening promises to be one of the most memorable evenings the museum has hosted. Jacques Rodrigue, the artist’s son and Executive Director of the George Rodrigue Foundation for the Arts, will be a special guest, and will be making remarks about the art, as well as the work of the Foundation.
Winnsboro Main Street Manager Kay LaFrance-Knight explained that this will be another very special exhibit due to the iconic nature of well-known Louisiana artist George Rodrigue. “Not only will the show include paintings of the famous Blue Dogs and one of the beloved 3-dimensional sculptures, but also the series ‘Saga of the Acadians,’ telling the story in art of the Acadian French influence in Louisiana,” LaFrance-Knight said.
Old Post Office Museum open for visitors
Article posted Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 4:28 PM
After years of planning and a renovation, the Old Post Office Museum opened its doors to the public Saturday, October 2, 2010.
The grand opening, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the historic downtown post office, featured an exhibition by Winnsboro artist Margaret Mays Ellerman, said Winnsboro Main Street Manager Kay LaFrance-Knight.
“We are going to have a reception and show off the museum to everyone. The museum will be open to the public at the reception at no charge,” she said.
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