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Things to Know Before You Visit Baton Rouge

Can I have my wedding at Shaw Center?

Our sophisticated River Terrace offers glass-enclosed entrance room that opens up to a dramatic balcony and sculpture garden with spectacular views of the Mississippi River and downtown Baton Rouge. This is the perfect venue to host an intimate or lavish wedding to remember. To learn more about hosting your wedding events at Shaw Center, start by completing the Wedding Event Rental Application on the website.

What theater and art venues are part of The Shaw Center?

The Shaw Center is the city's most spectacular destination for performing and visual arts, from concerts and plays in its theaters to local artists in its galleries. The Shaw Center for the Art is home to The Manship Theater, New Venture Theater, Hartley-Vey Theaters, Forward Arts, LSU Museum of Art and the LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery. Experience the city;s most exciting live theater, musicals, shows, concerts and art exhibiits in one  place.