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Upcoming Events

Virtual Public Meeting   |  Date & Time TBD

Meet the design team during this listening and learning exercise.

In-Person Public Open House  |  summer, 2021

Review and revise concepts and ideas.

In-Person Open House  |  summer, 2021

Venue TBD

Review early plan ideas.

Call for Art and Activation: Our Lakes Fest!

(Community Open House #2)

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, together with the University Lakes LLC, LSU, the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge, the State, BREC, and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, seeks artists, performers, and creative educators to design and present activities that respond to the ecological, entomological, and environmental elements of the University Lakes and bring attention and awareness to the connection of community members and tourists to the diverse typography, botanical content, and biological habitat that makes the area unique.

This event will be held Sunday, August 8, 2021, from 12-6 p.m. at  designated sites around the LSU Lakes.

A $250 stipend is available to the selected artist/presenter, who is required to purchase and supply all materials and be present for the duration of the program.


The goals of this event are:

  • To engage all ages and all types of learners with the lakes in creative ways

  • To inspire participants to respond, reflect and reconsider the lakes in new ways

  • To create dialogue around conservation, nature, and land

  • To present unique activities, performances, and installations that can be participatory, viewed, listened to, or experienced

  • To create an event that inspires and connects our community

 - THIS CALL FOR ARTISTS is open through June 30 - 

THIS CALL FOR ART AND ACTIVATION is open through June 30. All applicants will receive notification of selection by Monday, July 5.

Have questions? Send your inquiry to


100% Interested? Curious but not sure yet? Fill out this quick contact form:


We will reach out to the contacts on this list for an additional INFO SESSION virtual meeting the week of June 21st. The date and time will also be posted here, so check back for an update.


Selected participants will be required to sign a Letter of Agreement and provide a current W-9 Form to the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.

*Additional detailed information will be provided once artists/presenters are confirmed.

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