Louisiana Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Department of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Current News Stories

OAKLEY HOUSE CLOSES FOR LEAD ABATEMENT PROJECT
Oakley House at Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville will close effective Monday, March 20, for lead abatement of the building's exterior. The project will take approximately one year to complete.

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WHAT IS VOLUNTEER LOUISIANA?
Do you have a desire to serve in your community? Have been looking to volunteer but don't know where to start? Volunteer Louisiana is here to get you connected and involved in service to your ...Read More...

DUE DATE APPROACHING FOR FHWA RECREATIONAL TRAILS GRANTS
Applications for Federal funds to support recreational trails projects are due to the Office of State Parks, Division of Outdoor Recreation no later Monday, July 3.

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SOUND PLACES MAKING A BIG NOISE IN LOUISIANA
Sound Places is an innovative new program that integrates musicians-in-residence into communities in Louisiana. The program is combines music, placemaking, and civic engagement in an unprecedented way ...Read More...

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM - EXPLORE OUR SYSTEM OF NINE MUSEUMS
Since 1906, the Louisiana State Museum (LSM) has served as our great state's repository of history, culture and heritage. We present insightful exhibitions that allow us to broaden our understanding of ...Read More...

ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA VS. ATCHAFALAYA BASIN: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?
As soon as many visitors see one of our beautiful brown "Atchafalaya National Heritage Area" signs on the interstate or while driving one of Louisiana's many scenic byways, they start to wonder what a ...Read More...