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Shaw Center for the Arts

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Address: 100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
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+1 225-346-5001
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The Shaw Center is a spectacular venue right in the heart of Baton Rouge. Whether you're going to a performance at the Manship, checking out art at the LSU Museum of Art, or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Shaw Center is a spectacular venue right in the heart of Baton Rouge. Whether you're going to a performance at the Manship, checking out art at the LSU Museum of Art, or enjoying sushi at Tsunami, this is the place to go. You could happily spend an entire afternoon and evening without ever leaving the building but have a... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We attended an evening wedding on the fourth floor terrace, and it was stunning. It has breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and BR downtown area. Such a fun night!

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Baton Rouge, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were here to view the "Aladdin, Jr" Manship Theater kid's summer camp production. The theater is beautiful. Comfortable seats, all seats have a good view of the stage. The lobby is very comfortable and it could use a few more seats. Good bar there as well. It's a gorgeous building and if you're not lucky enough to find parking... More 

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Thank nola1961
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

The Shaw Center for the Arts has been a huge catalysts for the rejuvenation of downtown Baton Rouge. The center boast great restaurants including Tsunami, a rooftop sushi restaurant, taking advantage of breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The center also boast the LSU Museum of Art and the Manship Theatre which bring in class acts of all forms to... More 

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Worcester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I visited the Shaw Centre to see an exhibition of Haitian Art (open until March 2016). The staff were helpful on arrival and I rode the elevator to the gallery space. The staff on the desk were helpful and informative. The exhibition was displayed well within the space, there were seats and sofas in each room. I would recommend a... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

The Shaw Center is a wonderful place for various theatrical, musical and performance events. Located downtown and close to the Mississippi River. If you go to the roof you can go outside and view the traffic steaming upstream or gliding downstream. Worth a visit.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

The Shaw Center is fun for children on a hot day because of the neat fountain at the entrance. The plaque says it was a gift to the citizens by a local family. How wonderful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Seems like the Shaw Center is fun for kids even if they don't go inside. The reason is the kid friendly fountain at the entrance that is a perfect warm weather treat for frolic. A gift to the city from the Robert F and Ruth S Nichols Foundation, this interactive water feature refreshes even the oldest "kids on the block".

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Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Nice ambiance..lovely location facing the Mississippi river. I attended a family wedding on the second floor, and it was simply beautiful and elegant. The gallery was magnificent and the staff courteous and helpful. Parking was limited, but parking lot not far away.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This was a beautifully organized art center that had a lovely gallery showing on one of the upper level floors. The selection of artwork had a nice variety of old world style portraits and more modern eclectic pieces that displayed the cultures of the bayou and Louisiana. There was a place facing the river where you could look out and... More 

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