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Mardi Gras Exhibit (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-03-01

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: MARDI GRAS | Capitol Park Museum (Baton Rouge, La.) | Louisiana State Museum | Museum exhibits | Courir de Mardi Gras


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • David, Joey Interviewee


This segment from the March 1, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s tour of the Mardi Gras exhibit at the Capitol Park Museum in Baton Rouge with curator Joey David. David discusses the unique Mardi Gras celebrations in Louisiana, including the Courir de Mardi Gras in Acadiana, the traditional parades in New Orleans, and the Spanish Town Parade in Baton Rouge.