Free with Museum Admission, Fifth Floor.
Tour the exhibition with the artist who conceived, designed and created the works on view in Practically Absurd: Art & Design by Peter Shire. Learn why, for the past four decades, Shire has created a name for himself with his functional, beautiful and forward ways of thinking about the role of art & design.
When & Where
LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts
The LSU Museum of Art is a dynamic venue located on the fifth floor of theShawCenterfor the Arts in downtownBaton Rouge. In addition to holding one of the largest university-affiliated art collections in the South, the museum presents world-class touring exhibitions of regional, American, and European painting, sculpture, decorative arts, works on paper, and photography. The Museum’s 5000-work collection is highlighted in galleries of American and British portraiture and decorative arts, American Arts and Crafts pottery, Chinese Jade, and modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures, with a focus on Southern artists. The LSU Museum of Art is a gateway connecting the University and the community at large to a diverse range of artistic styles and periods.