For Immediate Release
Contact:
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibit Grand Opening
JEANERETTE, La. -- The grand opening of the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Jeanerette Museum (500 E. Main St.).

Events of the day include music by the Landry Brothers Band who will perform water related songs, an art exhibit opening and much more.

The Landry Brothers were born and raised in Jeanerette. They have been playing music together for over 20 years. Music selections range from classic country to classic rock.

Enjoy songs with a water theme as the Landry Brothers Band plays under the museum’s pavilion. Enjoy songs such as Born on the Bayou, Proud Mary, Hurricane, River of Love and many other popular favorites.

The band is comprised of Stephen Landry, a local sugarcane farmer, John Landry who works at Gus Fabrication and Patrick Landry who works at Community First Bank.

Also on the day of the exhibit opening, the local art exhibit, Water, Water Everywhere featuring the artwork of L’Acadian Art Guild will be on view.
The main house will not be open for tours that day however the exhibit will be open to the public free of charge in the annex building. No ice chests or pets please.

The local Water/Ways exhibit project is a part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities made possible through funding from the Walton Family Foundation. This program is also sponsored by the Friends of the Jeanerette Museum.

For more information, download/print the flyer, visit JeaneretteMuseum.com, like the museum on Facebook or contact Gail Garcia at (337) 380-9057 or JeaneretteMuseum@yahoo.com .

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