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Exhibits & Events

2015 -2016 Season Schedule

May

- OPEN ENROLLMENT for our Art Camps begins Tuesday, May 3rd




- Playing in Mud -  This exhibit will feature recent work by local ceramic artists Elizabeth Guinn, Tracy LeMieux, Jen Van Putten & Ryan Rowland.
The exhibit will open with a Public Opening Reception Thursday, May 5th, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Gibson-Barham Gallery of the Museum. This exhibit will be on display through Saturday, June 4th.


June

- Branch Out Summer Art Camp - We will have 3 one week long sessions for the weeks of June 13-17, 20-24, & 27- July 1. 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 Comic Books!

July

- 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 - On the Thursdays of July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4 & 11 we will screen different films accompanied by a lecture by local film buffs and a brief Q&A session following the film. Popcorn is free and refreshments are available for purchase. (films TBA)

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.