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 [...]

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 [...]

Leesville Fire Department to Conduct Yearly Fire Hydrant Testing

[ April 9, 2014 to May 30, 2014. ] The Leesville Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City of Leesville starting April 09, 2014 and ending May 30, 2014. Fire Hydrant testing is required yearly to ensure that all hydrants are in working order and to accurately estimate the capabilities of the City’s water mains.

Throughout the testing process, sediment will be [...]

Louisiana State Parks May 2014 Calendar of Events

[ May 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014. ] As requested, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – The Ancient Wheel Gin. 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 [...]

Rapides Senior Citizens Center Events, May 2014

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[ May 1, 2014 to May 28, 2014. ] May 1, Older American’s Month Celebration, 10 am – 2 pm, Indian Creek Recreation Area.  Seniors from the 16 RSCC Senior Centers will be celebrating:  Older Americans Month using the theme Safe Today.  Healthy Tomorrow.  Seniors will be fishing, dancing, and playing games as they gear up for the 2014 Central District Senior Olympic Games.  [...]

NSU Aquatics to Offer swim classes

[ May 6, 2014 to May 16, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Aquatics will offer several swim classes this summer at the NSU Recreation Complex.

A lifeguard course will be offered May 6-16 that is open to the community for new certification and renewals.  Individuals interested can e-mail Cindy Davis at nsureccomplex@gmail.com for an application and pertinent information.

The pool will open May 20.  [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events May 2014

[ May 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Tourism Awareness Press Conference, May 7, 2014 8am
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne
Avoyelles Commission of Tourism
800.833.4195
Cochon de Lait Festival, May 8-11, 2014
1832 L’Eglise Street, Mansura LA   71350
318.964.2152
Native American Days, May 9, 2014
Marksville State Historic Site
837 Martin Luther King Dr, Marksville LA   71351
$4 adults (over 62, under 13 free)
Reservations 888.253.8954
Lunch and Learn, May 13, 2014
Simple Self Defense
Avoyelles Commission [...]

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