Category Archives: Events

AMoA Events July 2014

[ August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014. ] EXHIBITS:

Dorothea Lange’s America
Exhibition Dates: June 6–August 23, 2014
Intimate photographs of people and land by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) captured pride and resilience in the face of suffering during the Depression-era through the postwar period. Her work raised awareness and brought federal relief to struggling Americans, and influenced documentary photography by highlighting the camera as an instrument [...]

Celebrate Youth Art Month!

[ March 1, 2014 to May 19, 2014. ] Celebrate Youth Art Month!  Free Youth Art Month 2014 Events at AMoA!
FREE ADMISSION SATURDAY, MARCH 8!
Youth Art Month Festival: Saturday, March 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Youth Open Mic Night: Saturday, March 8,  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Youth Art Exhibitions:

“Art Shapes the World” Youth Art Exhibition: March 1–May 19

March is Youth Art Month (YAM)! Alexandria [...]

Support the Food Bank through the Feinstein Challenge

[ March 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] During the months of March and April, philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein will match a portion of donations to hunger relief agencies across the nation, including the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.  Last year the Food Bank received $2,212 from the Feinstein Challenge.

Donations received during March and April are critical to this fundraising effort because the [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Theo Tobiasse: Textural Emergence

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[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Alexandria Museum of Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Theo Tobiasse: Textural Emergence. This selection of works from AMoA’s permanent collection represents the later years of Jewish artist Theo Tobiasse’s prolific and innovative career. As a teenager living in Paris, Tobiasse and his family were forced [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Dueling Visions of Liberty

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[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Dueling Visions of Liberty: Depictions of the American Civil War presents the diverse political, regional, and racial viewpoints expressed during the American Civil War through art. The exhibit will feature a variety of artistic medium including contemporary paintings, lithographs from news journals, sculptures, photographs, and other period artifacts [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Art Shapes the World

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[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Youth Art Month (YAM) is an annual celebration every March to emphasize the value of art education for all youth, and to encourage support for quality school art programs. YAM provides a forum for acknowledging skills that are fostered through experience in the visual arts. Alexandria Museum of [...]

PRAL Scholarships Available

[ March 12, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) is seeking college student applicants for two $1,000 scholarships to be presented to juniors who are studying public relations and/or communications.

The William “Bill” Michelet Scholarship and Jack Sanders Scholarship are awarded annually in honor of two Louisiana pioneers in the professional field of public relations.  Each scholarship is [...]

Gallery Talk and Exhibition Opening by Renowned Artist

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[ March 13, 2014 to April 19, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host a new art exhibition entitled Natural Exuberance beginning Thursday, March 13, at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. The artist, Lilian Garcia-Roig will conduct a gallery talk during the opening reception. The doors will open at 5:30 and the talk begins [...]

City of Leesville Employment Opportunities

[ March 27, 2014 to April 4, 2014. ] NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of one part-time Greenskeeper position within the Community Services Department. The position works under the direction and supervision of the Golf Course Manager to maintain the grounds of the Leesville Municipal Golf Course.

NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of [...]

48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival Begins March 28

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[ March 28, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] Alexandria, LA – The 48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival will be held at First United Methodist Church in Alexandria from Friday, March 28 until Sunday, April 6. This annual event includes a variety of art exhibits, guest speakers, musical entertainment and other activities to celebrate the arts.

Special events during the Tom Peyton Memorial [...]

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