[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) announces the sixth annual National Suit Drive in partnership with Refined by Fire Ministries (RBF) and Men’s Wearhouse. Within the Department, the effort will be known as the “Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive” in honor of Michael Ellerbe who passed away in May. Ellerbe, Director of [...]
[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can listen to country recordings and access the collection of books and films that tell the story of the roots of country music. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.
[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can view the collection of stringed instruments on display to touch, play, and enjoy. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.
[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] An interpreter will be at the Nature Center to discuss exhibits of local wildlife including bald eagles, fish, birds, and alligators. Pictures depicting the building of the Toledo Bend Reservoir are on display as well as antique fishing gear. For more information call 888.398.4770 toll free or 286.9075 locally.
[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The demonstration includes a brief presentation of infantry weapons used in the Civil War, a discussion of the merits of rifle muskets over smoothbore muskets and of the basic parts of the musket, a loading demonstration, and finally a firing demonstration. The presentation ends with a question and answer session and an invitation to continue [...]
[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. We will be using a wheel gin (hand crank roller gin). These types [...]
[ June 28, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ] Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends
Exhibition Dates: June 28–August 24, 2013
Friday, June 28, 6-8pm: Opening Reception and Artists’ Panel “How Art Tells the Story of a Community”
Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) is pleased to announce the support of the Martin Foundation for the upcoming exhibition, Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends, which features the [...]
[ June 4, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]
[ June 6, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Local Artist Morris Taft Thomas will display Louisiana Cowboys, his exhibit of several mixed media art pieces, in the Main Library beginning Thursday, June 6, 2013, and continuing until the end of July 2013.
Reference Assistant Manager, Faith Johnson said, “The exhibit depicts the life of the African-American Cowboy in a new light. People of all [...]
[ May 31, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ][caption id="attachment_29009" align="alignright" width="400"] Weaving_the_Bayou[/caption]
A group exhibition of contemporary Native artists explores created spaces transcending time and place. Featuring artists Julie Buffalohead, Erica Lord, James Luna, Jacob Meders, Sarah Sense, Yatika Starr Fields, and Will Wilson, including a new installation by Sarah Sense commissioned for the exhibition of Louisiana landscape photographs woven into bamboo paper [...]