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Friday, December 1, 2017

Great Holiday Gifts That Support Arts in Education

Looking for a holiday gift that gives back? The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts has great options, from Blue Dog silkscreen prints to cookbooks illustrated by some of Louisiana's most talented young artists. Your purchase will directly support our statewide arts in education programming! Check out the great gifts below for your holiday shopping.

"We Will Rise Again"
Hurricane Harvey Relief Edition

This year, GRFA and the Rodrigue family announced the re-release of George Rodrigue's historic post-Katrina Blue Dog silkscreen print We Will Rise Again to benefit schools throughout Texas and Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Harvey. This special edition will only be available to the public through the end of 2017. All proceeds from your purchase go toward providing art supplies to schools impacted by the storm.

Blue Dog Lapel Pin

Make a donation of $50.00 or more and receive GRFA's Blue Dog lapel pin designed by George Rodrigue.

The Pot & The Palette Cookbook

The Pot & The Palette Cookbook was produced in collaboration with the Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation and features original artwork by Louisiana high school students who participated in our 2013 Art Contest. The Cookbook boasts over 100 delicious recipes by famous Louisiana chefs, including Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, Leah Chase, and more!

All proceeds directly support GRFA's arts in education programs.

The Other Side of the Painting
by Wendy Rodrigue

Wendy Rodrigue's book The Other Side of the Painting derives from her popular blog Musings of an Artist's Wife. Her writing reveals the personal history behind George Rodrigue's art. She addresses in detail the early history of Rodrigue's Blue Dog, along with analysis and quotes from the artist describing some of his most famous work.

All proceeds directly support GRFA's arts in education programs.

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