BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) ––– The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is honoring the theme of “Black Health and Wellness” for Black History Month with the “Healing History” exhibition.

Curated by local artist and activist, Kristen Downing, the exhibition features the work of eight local artists.

According to the Arts Council, this is only the first of many events that will feature BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) stories and artists in the future.

A closing ceremony is happening Monday, February 21 at 6:00 PM at the Cary Saurage Community Arts Center, located at 233 St. Ferdinand St.

All of the artists will be at the gallery along with the Mayor’s office and The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. The event is free and open to the public.

If you would like more information, visit the Arts Council website here