WBR Museum

West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to host a lunchtime lecture on Thursday, October 22,2020 at Noon featuring Southern Regional Arts Historian, Claudia Kheel who will present "Burny Myrick: A Historical Prespective of the Mississippi River."

 In this presentation accompanying the current exhibit on loan from Gerard and Selma Ruth, Burney Myrick: The timeless River, Kheel will place the famed Louisiana artist in a historicalcontect by reviewing his 19th century Louisiana paintings of the Mississippi River. The exhibit includes works of art Myrick painted after researching and studying photographs of the river during the great steamboat age.

Claudia Kheel is an authority on Louisiana and southern Regional Art who has divided her time between working at the Louisiana State Museum as Visual Arts Curator and a Fine Art Consultant at New Orleans Auction gallery and teaching at the School of Professional Advancement (SoPA), Yulane University.


West Baton Rouge Museum
845 N Jefferson Ave
70767 Port Allen , LA