2015 -2016 Season Schedule
- Louisiana Celebrates Carnival - showcases the winning artwork from the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2016 Scholarship Art Contest. The exhibit features 15 finalists chosen from over 650 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 in the Gibson-Barham Library. 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. This exhibit will be on display through October 29th. More information to be announced soon.October
- SPIRITS - Wednesday, October 26, 6-8 P.M. & Thursday, October 27, 6-9 P.M. at the Museum
Join us for two evenings of spirits at the Museum!
Wednesday local historian Adley Cormier will tell scary ghost stories and tales of old Lake Charles in our gallery with George Rodrigue: Louisiana Graveyards on view. Other surprises to follow.
Thursday we invite our guests to explore George Rodrigue: Louisiana Graveyards and relax underneath the Sallier Oak with a spirit or two. Throughout the evening we will offer up tasty treats and have Live Music provided by local musicians. We will also have artwork by local artists to be bid upon by silent auction. ** Costumes optional**
Tickets are $60 Museum Members & $75 non-members. November
** All patrons must
be 21 years of age or older to attend this event.
Tickets can be purchased at the museum or online here.
- José-María Cundín: Panopticon - Exhibit is a mini retrospective of works from the past 25 years 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.