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Upcoming Events

Acadian Brown Cotton: The Fabric of Acadiana
Hilliard Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
September 12, 2020 -- June 30, 2021

Display of the distinctive blankets and other textiles created by local artisans in the latter part of the 1800s. Some were exhibited at the 1898 Chicago World's Fair. Virtual tour available online.


News and Information

Read "La Parole" Newsletter - December 2020

A Slow Drive Down LA 14 -- Travel Through the Most Cajun Places on Earth (KATC-TV, Jan. 2021)

Acadian Museum's First Podcast Airs (Louisiana Insider, Oct. 2020)

Zachary Richard Holds Concert to Benefit Lake Charles (YouTube, Oct. 2020)

Robert Vincent, Cofounder of Acadian Museum passes away (Vermilion Today, Oct. 2020)

French TV explains how Cajuns are preserving their culture and language (video in French)

Op-ed: Can Acadians and African-Americans Find Common Ground over Ancient Heartbreaks? (Advocate, July 2020)

ULL Student Talks of Coronavirus Response on "CBS This Morning" (Apr. 2020)

Rising After the Fall - The Story of Robert Vincent (Acadiana Lifestyle, Jan. 2020, page 6)

Ed Orgeron Becomes the Cajun Yogi Berra (New York Times, Jan. 2020)

Historical Marker Unveiled for High School and Church in Henry, LA (Dec. 2019)

Goldman Thibodeaux Keeps Louisiana La-La Music Alive (OffBeat Magazine, Dec. 2019)

Be Proud of Your French Heritage (Avoyelles Today, Nov. 2019)

Cajun Historian Captures WWII Veteran's Stories
(Nov. 2019)


Important Stories from Our Archives

Acadian Museum Forms Alliance with Henry Historical Society (HHS)

Perrin: Mardi Gras should not be translated as Fat Tuesday (Daily Advertiser)

Perrin: The Parallels between Acadians and Today's Refugees (Daily Advertiser)

The Petition to Obtain an Apology for the Acadian Deportation: “Warren A. Perrin, et al. versus Great Britain, et al.” (Veritas Acadie)

70th Anniversary of the 15 Young Evangeline Girls Who Came to Louisiana in 1946 for an Event-Filled 37-Day Trip

New Acadia Project Needs Your Help

Evidence of the Past - The Two New Acadia Project Archaeologists Aren't Just Looking at Physical Geography
(Daily Iberian)

Hospice Care Doesn't Thwart History Buff
(Daily Advertiser)

Copy of Queen's Royal Proclamation Presented to Historic New Orleans Collection

Ethnic Slurs Are Still Disrespectful, Hurtful

James Gill: How Cajun Salmon Came to England

Acadian Museum Inducts Lt.General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.) Into the Order of Living Legends

Kochansky Family Donates Historical Evangeline Painting

Lee Bernard Honored by France

Law Firm Awarded for Long-Term Support of Acadian Museum by American Association of Museums

Living Legend Honoree - Comte Gilbert de Pusy La Fayette

Minister Copes Announces a Day of Commemoration of the Great Upheaval


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