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 ages will be able to appreciate this exhibit.”
The art of Morris Taft Thomas can be found in private collections, public parks, universities, art galleries and museums throughout the nation. Mr. Thomas is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, but he has lived and worked in Alexandria for many years. Many of his works are part of the culture of the City of Alexandria.
The Main Library of the Rapides Parish Library System (RPL) is located at 411 Washington Street in Alexandria, Louisiana For more information about the Library and its programs for children, teens, and adults, visit www.rpl.org or call 318-445-2411, ext. 1030.
RPL is a medium-size public library, serving Rapides Parish located in central Louisiana. The library consists of a Main Library, 5 urban branches, 4 rural branches, a bookmobile, which includes service to the homebound, and a van service to child development centers.