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2015 -2016 Season Schedule

January 2016



- Jean Seidenberg: Drawing Painting Sculpture - Exhibit features a collection of works rendering figural studies of the human form with paint, graphite, and bronze by the prolific New Orleans based artist. The exhibit will open with a Public Opening Reception Thursday, January 14th, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Gibson-Barham Gallery of the Museum. This exhibit will be on display through February 27th. More information about Jean Seidenberg click here.


February 2016

- Closed February 9th for Fat Tuesday. Happy Mardi Gras y'all!

March

- If ? - The Annual Calcasieu Parish Public School K-12 Art students Juried Art Exhibit. The Public Opening Reception will be held Thursday March 17th, 5-7 p.m. in the Gibson-Barham Gallery. This exhibit will run through April 23rd.

April

- BOOGALOO- Saturday, April 9th, 2016 from 8 'til midnight. Boogaloo, the Museum's annual fundraiser, is the biggest party of the year. Join us at the Cash and Carry on the corner of Broad and Enterprise for a night filled with great music, tantalizing food from local chefs, and other fantastic surprises.

May

- Ceramics -  This exhibit will feature recent work by local ceramic artists.
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 June 4th.

June

July

-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)

- Branch Out Summer Art Camp- We will have 3 one week long sessions for the weeks of July 10-15, 17-22, & 24-29. 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.

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.