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Exhibits & Events

2015 -2016 Season Schedule

July

ENROLL TODAY FOR SUMMER ART CAMP!
- Branch Out Summer Art Camp - We will have 3 one week long sessions for the weeks of July 11-15, 18-22, & 25-29. Classes are from 9 - 11:30 a.m. daily. Art Camp is open to children who have completed K through 8. Students work on a variety of projects with mediums consisting of: drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics. The theme Surrealism!

- Summer Film Series -
Film
Date
Presenter
Rating
Run time
The Princess Bride
Thursday, July 7th
Beb deSavigny
PG
1 hr 38 mins
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Thursday, July 14thMark Judson
PG13
2 hrs 15 mins
To Hell and Back
Thursday, July 21stBill Shearman
Approved
1 hr 56 mins
Trumbo
Thursday, July 28thJim Serra
R
2 hrs 4 mins
Pi
Thursday, August 4thCraig Doland
PG
2 hrs 7 mins
Glen Campell: I'll be Me
Thursday, August 11thReed Mendelson
PG
1 hr 56 mins

We will screen different films accompanied by a lecture by local film buffs and a brief Q&A session following the film. Admission is $5 for non members and free for Museum Members. Popcorn is free and refreshments are available for purchase.

September

- Louisiana Celebrates Carnival -
showcases the winning pieces from the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2016 Scholarship Art Contest. The exhibit features 15 finalists chosen from over 600 entries from over 120 cities across Louisiana. This year Louisiana high school juniors and seniors were encouraged to explore the richness of Louisiana's Mardi Gras traditions.
The exhibit will open  Friday, September 2nd. This exhibit will be on display through October 15th.

- Rodrigue: Louisiana Graveyards - “Louisiana Graveyards,” a collection of original paintings, drawings, silkscreens, and photographs by George Rodrigue ranging in date from 1971 to 2013.  This unprecedented exhibition includes fifteen original artworks borrowed from private collectors and the Rodrigue Archives.
The exhibit will open with a Public Opening Reception Thursday, September 15th, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Gibson-Barham Gallery of the Museum. This exhibit will be on display through October 29th. More information about

November

- José-María Cundín -
Exhibit features a collection of recent works by the prolific New Orleans based artist. The exhibit will open with a Public Opening Reception Thursday, November 10th, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Gibson-Barham Gallery of the Museum. This exhibit will be on display through December 31st.