NEW IBERIA, La. (September 6, 2017) --
Bayou Teche Museum
, is excited to announce the return of the Saga of the Acadians collection.
George Rodrigue painted the Saga Between 1985 and 1989. It is a series of fifteen paintings chronicling the Acadian journey from France to Nova Scotia in the 17th century, from Nova Scotia to Louisiana during the Grand Dérangement of 1755, and finally the first official return visit from Southwest Louisiana to Grand Pré in the 1930s.
The series of oil on canvas paintings is from the Collection of the Gauthier Family of New Orleans.
The installation was unveiled for the first time at the museum in January 2016. It is on display now and will remain on view until the end of 2017.
For more information call the Bayou Teche Museum at (337) 606-5977.