Shaw Center for the Arts

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Located at 100 Lafayette Street in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Shaw Center for the Arts covers almost an entire city block and borders Lafayette Street, Convention Street, Third Street and North Boulevard. The facility is north of the Old State Capitol, south of Hotel Indigo, and one block east of River Road.

HOURS
Shaw Center for the Arts is open to the public at the following times:
Sunday: 11am-5pm
Monday: 9am-5pm
Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-11pm
Please note that businesses located within the facility may have a variety of hours of operation.

DIRECTIONS

I-10 Westbound (from New Orleans)
Head West on I-10 and follow signs to I-110 North / Downtown Baton Rouge. Exit at Convention Street (the first left exit), exit 1-B. At the bottom of the exit ramp, continue on Convention Street for six (6) blocks until you reach Third Street. Parking is available in the public garage at the corner of Third and Convention Streets, along the streets surrounding the building, or in nearby downtown lots. Shaw Center can be entered from the plaza on Lafayette Street near the LSU Museum of Art marquee or from Third Street, near the Manship Theatre marquee.

I-10 Eastbound (from Lafayette)
After crossing the Mississippi River Bridge, take exit 155B to I-110 North to Downtown Baton Rouge / Business District. Exit at Convention Street (the first left Exit), exit 1-B. At the bottom of the exit ramp, continue on Convention Street for six (6) blocks until you reach Third Street. Parking is available in the public garage at the corner of Third and Convention Streets, along the streets surrounding the building, or in nearby downtown lots. Shaw Center can be entered from the plaza on Lafayette Street near the LSU Museum of Art marquee or from Third Street, near the Manship Theatre marquee.

I-110 Southbound (from St. Francisville)
Take exit 1H, Laurel Street (a Left Exit). This exit curves to the right under the interstate. Continue straight on Laurel for five (5) blocks, until you reach Fourth Street. Take a left on Fourth Street and go one block to Convention Street. Turn right and go one block to Third Street. Parking is available in the public garage at the corner of Third and Convention Streets, along the streets surrounding the building, or in nearby downtown lots. Shaw Center can be entered from the plaza on Lafayette Street near the LSU Museum of Art marquee or from Third Street, near the Manship Theatre marquee.

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PARKING

Parking is available in the parking garage at the corner of Third and Convention Streets, along the streets surrounding the building or in nearby surface lots. Surface lots are located at the corner of Third Street and Florida Boulevard and at the corner of Lafayette Street and Florida Boulevard.

Please reference the Downtown Development District's interactive parking map.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY

Entrances to Shaw Center on both Lafayette and Third Streets are wheelchair accessible.

HOTELS

These luxurious hotels are in the heart of Downtown Baton Rouge.

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
201 Lafayette St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: 225.344.5866
Fax: 225.906.5707

Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge Downtown
200 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: 225.343.1515
Fax: 225.343.1535

Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel
103 France Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225.242.2600
Fax: 225.242.2601

Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown
462 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: 225.382.2100
Fax: 225.382.2148

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