Art alumni picnic Saturday

Northwestern_State_University_of_LouisianaNATCHITOCHES – The annual Art Alumni Picnic and Exhibition will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the Northwestern State University Alumni Plaza.  Featured artists this year are Phyllis Lear (1992), Melinda G. Parrie (2003) and Jordan Wade (2013).  The event is part of the university’s Homecoming celebration.

The Orville G. Hanchey Gallery will be open for extended hours on Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

For more information on the picnic and show, contact Leslie Gruesbeck, gallery coordinator, at (318) 357-5476 or e-mail

A full schedule of Homecoming events can be accessed at