The LSU Museum of Art has scheduled several events to coincide with its exhibit Blue Dogs and Cajuns on the River: George Rodrigue from the New Orleans Museum of Art and Other Collections:

•2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, George Rodrigue, the Artist at Work, the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.

See Rodrigue create a new Blue Dog artwork while his wife, Wendy Rodrigue, provides insight into his career and the rich process that goes into each new piece of artwork. A book signing will follow the demonstration.

Museum members are admitted free; nonmembers are admitted free with a museum admission ticket. Tickets are available through the LSU Museum of Art’s Museum Store or by calling (225) 389-7210.

•5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 4, Young Professionals Night: Meet and Greet with George Rodrigue, in the River Terrace on the fourth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The $10 admission includes refreshments and music.

•Noon Aug. 19, Cajun Weekend - Musings of an Artist’s Wife: Lunch with Wendy Rodrigue, Hilton Baton Rouge Capital Center, 201 Lafayette St.

Wendy Rodrigue has had a unique view of the trials, successes and inspirations of a prominent artist. Her blog, “Musings of an Artist’s Wife,” provides insight into how George Rodrigue works, the evolution of his iconic Blue Dog and other related topics. Following the meal and talk, Wendy Rodrigue will offer a guided tour of the exhibition, and each guest will be registered for a chance to win a signed George Rodrigue silkscreen print priced at $2,000.

Admission is $40 for museum members and $50 for nonmembers. Museum members may reserve their tickets in advance through Sunday, July 31. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning Aug. 2 through the LSU Museum of Art’s Museum Store or by calling (225) 389-7210.

•1 p.m. Aug. 20, Cajun Weekend - In the Kitchen with Chef Paul Prudhomme and George Rodrigue, Manship Gallery on the second floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.

Prudhomme and Rodrigue have been friends for years. Watch and listen in as they mix up some Cajun goodness and talk about the rich culture that is so important to them both. Samples will be served. Following the cooking demonstration, Prudhomme and Rodrigue will be available for book signings. Books are available for purchase at the LSU Museum of Art Museum store.

Museum members are admitted free; nonmembers are admitted free with a museum admission ticket. Museum members may reserve their tickets in advance through Sunday, July 31; tickets will be available to the general public beginning Aug. 2. Tickets are available through the LSU Museum of Art’s Museum Store or by calling (225) 389-7210.

•2 p.m. Aug. 21, Cajun Weekend - Against the Tide: The Story of the Cajun People of Louisiana - screening and talk by Director Pat Mire, Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.

Against the Tide presents the epic story of the Cajun people from their initial journey to the new world, their exile from Nova Scotia and then reuniting their families in Louisiana. This is the true story of the Cajuns as told by their direct descendants, including Mire, host/narrator Zachary Richard, historian Carl Brasseaux and folklorist Barry Ancelet.

Museum member are admitted free; nonmembers are admitted free with a museum admission ticket. Museum members may reserve their tickets in advance through Sunday, July 31; tickets will be available to the general public beginning Aug. 2 through the LSU Museum of Art’s Museum Store or by calling (225) 389-7210.