Celebrating 40 Years of Talk About Good II at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum
Exhibit opens Saturday, December 7th and runs through February 28, 2020
In 1979 George Rodrigue loaned twelve of his Cajun paintings for use in Talk About Good II, a cookbook produced by the Junior League of Lafayette, Louisiana. The paintings introduce the book’s chapters and include dinner scenes, seafood preparations and Cajun characters, each complemented by Rodrigue’s brief descriptions.
George Rodrigue’s American Dream: Celebrating 30 Years in New Orleans
Continuing through 2019
As the Rodrigue family celebrates their 30th year in New Orleans, Rodrigue Studios has assembled artwork that represents all genre and periods of George Rodrigue’s body of work, including Landscapes, Cajuns, Portraits, Hurricanes, Blue Dogs, Bodies, and late works on metal and chrome. Special projects and atypical works are also highlighted within this special commemorative exhibition, celebrating the life, art and achievement of George Rodrigue’s American Dream!
Rodrigue’s Artist Studio
In January 2017, the Bayou Teche Museum unveiled a recreation of George Rodrigue’s Carmel, CA studio space, complete with the artist’s easel and unfinished painting, and the plywood floor, splattered with paint. Artifacts and memorabilia from his youth, including his Boy Scout days in New Iberia and early student work paintings from his private collection are included in the installation.
Bayou Teche Museum
131 E. Main Street
New Iberia, LA 70560