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2017 Season Schedule

-Branch Out Summer Arts Camp- We will have 3 one-week long sessions for the weeks of July 10-14, 17-21, & 24-28. Classes are from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily. Art Camp is open to children who have completed grades K through 8. Children will work on a variety of projects with mediums consisting of: drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics. More details to be announced soon.

-Book Signing and Lecture- Fires, hurricanes, neglect and progress erased much of Lake Charles’s physical history. Author and historian Adley Cormier delves deep into Lake Charles’s past to uncover a history that has been lost to time and change.

Join us at the Museum to meet Lost Lake Charles author, Adley Cormier. The lecture and book-signing will be in the Gibson-Barham Library at the Museum on Wednesday, July 5th, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Seating will be limited.

-Summer Film Series- With our film series we screen a diverse selection of films accompanied by a lecture and brief Q&A session lead by a different presenter each week. Admission is $5 and free for Museum Members. Doors open at 5:30 and the screenings begin promptly at 6p.m. Popcorn is free and refreshments are available for purchase.
July 6th
Reed Mendelson
2 hours 28 mins
July 13th
The Best Offer  Devin MorganR   2 hours 11 mins
July 20th
Best in Show
Craig Doland
PG 13
1 hour 30 mins
July 27th
Stray Dog
Greg Stratton
Not Rated
2 hours 2 mins
August 3rd
The Lion in Winter
Reed MendelsonPG 13  2 hours 18 mins
August 10th
South Pacific
Bill Shearman
Not Rated 2 hours 40 mins

- New Orleans Tricentennial- This exhibit showcases the winning artwork from the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Art's 2017 Art Contest. Over 500 high school students from across Louisiana entered the 2017 Scholarship Art Contest by submitting original works of art for the theme "New Orleans Tricentennial." GRFA awarded $46,500 in college scholarships to 11 seniors and 5 juniors! This exhibit will be on display in the Gibson-Barham Library through August 30th. For more information on the GRFA click here.