[ 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 [...]
[ June 10, 2013 to June 14, 2013. June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]
Northwestern State University will offer two sessions of Art Fundamentals Summer Camp for youngsters this summer, as well as the Visual Arts Academy for teens. The School of Creative and Performing Arts’ Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting the camps.
“Art and the Written Word” will be offered June 10-14 for children ages 5-11. [...]
[ June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 10, 2013 to June 13, 2013. July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]
Got kids? Sign them up for AMoA’s Summer ART Camp!
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for Summer Art Camp!
Looking for something fun and educational for kids this summer?
At AMoA’s Summer Art Camp, professional artists and art educators will guide your young artist as they create their own masterpieces!
9am – Noon: Campers 6-9 years [...]
[ June 28, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]
Jun 28 – Aug 24, 2013 Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends
Inspired by the creative resources right within our own community and opening a new path for partnership, experimentation, and exchange among arts professors, students, and arts guilds
Phone: (318) 443-3458
[ May 31, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]
May 31 – Aug 24, 2013 Pulp Icons: Stewart Nachmias
Cast paper and prints created from deeply carved wood blocks, inked directly to act as molds for hand-dyed paper pulp result in low-relief prints. Amusement parks and circuses depicted in rich color embedded in its dimensional surface highlight excitement and danger of urban life with [...]