Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 30 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
For family fun with an educational twist, tour Shreveport museums and galleries. Dig into Louisiana’s history and discover artifacts, stories and more from a world heritage site, a genuine Native American dug out, and one-of-a-kind dioramas at Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. Wander through the galleries and check out the vintage aircrafts at the Barksdale Global Power Museum – a museum on the Barksdale Air Force Base. Explore hundreds of paintings and sculptures at R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport’s largest museum. These and other fascinating treasures await you in Shreveport and Bossier City.