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La. Treasures: Tee-Fer Sculpture (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-06-18

Duration: 00:01:50

Subjects: Arts | Sculpture | Cajun music


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Strenge, Kelly Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the June 18, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the Tee Fer sculpture at the Visitor’s Center in Lafayette. It includes an interview with Kelly Strenge of the Lafayette Convention and Visitors Convention, who discusses the sculpture and the importance of the tee fer, a musical instrument used in Cajun music, to the people in Lafayette. Host: James Fox-Smith