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 [...]

Rapides Regional Events, April 2014

[ April 1, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] April 1: Healing Hearts, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Trellis Room in Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The group helps parents who have lost babies. For more information, call 769-7569.

April 3: AARP Driver Safety Program for those 50 or older. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Medical Terrace Auditorium at Rapides Regional Medical Center.  A one day, four-hour class. Cost [...]

Rapides Senior Citizens Center Events, April 2014

[ April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] April 1-30, Central District Senior Olympic Games (CDSOG) Registration Open.  If you will be 50 years old by Dec. 31, 2014 or older, you qualify to make your dream of Olympic Gold happen.  Call 318-487-1561 to receive registration information or to learn how you can volunteer for the CDSOG.

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Billiards, [...]

Louisiana State Parks April 2014 Calendar of Events

[ April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Site staff will use a wheel gin, a simple hand crank roller gin; a type that pre-dates the Whitney gin but still played a large role in the [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events April 2014

[ April 5, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] St. Anthony School Fair
116 S Knoll, Bunkie LA   71322
April 5, 2014 at 10am
318.346.2739
Pine Needle Basketry
Marksville State Historic Site – 837 Martin Luther King Drive, Marksville LA   71351
April 11, 2014
$4person(under 13, over 62 free)
Pre-Registration: 888.253.8954
The Civil War in Avoyelles
Grounds of NEW Marksville Public Library – 660 N. Main St., Marksville LA 71351
April 12, 2014 at 10am [...]

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