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Chinese New Year at T.R.E.E. House
February 02, 2019 - February 02, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Visit the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 2nd at 1 PM as we learn about Chinese New Year celebrations! This fun and educational program is included in $5 museum admission. T.R.E.E. House Members and children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. ... read more
 
Presidents' Day Coin Rubbing at T.R.E.E. House
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Visit the T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum on Saturday, February 9th at 1 PM to make a coin rubbing to celebrate Presidents' Day! This fun program is included in $5 museum admission. T.R.E.E. House Members and children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an ... read more
 
Chocolate Science at T.R.E.E. House
February 16, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Visit the T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum on Saturday, February 16th at 1 PM to learn about the science of chocolate! This fun and educational program is included in $5 museum admission. T.R.E.E. House Members and children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an ... read more
 
Story Time and Craft at T.R.E.E. House -
February 23, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 23rd at 1 PM as we read “Chicory and Roux” and do a fun craft!   This fun program is included in $5 museum admission. T.R.E.E. House Members and children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. ... read more
 
Jeeves in Bloom - City Park Players
January 31, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

  Click here to purchase tickets! The peaceful English countryside may never be the same after Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet, Jeeves, pay a visit. What starts as a plan to pair tongue-tied, amphibian-loving Augustus Fink-Nottle and fanciful, poetry-loving Madeline Basset quickly goes awry. Soon, Bertie is fending off Madeline’s amorous advances, reluctantly participating in an attempted burglary, and fleeing attacks from a homicidal French chef. With the stakes this high, the solution must lie with the one and only Jeeves! Jeeves in Bloom, adapted by Margaret Raether will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from January 31st to February 10th at ... read more
 
Forging Fibers: Paper Making Workshop for Adults at AMoA
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Learn traditional yet simple paper making techniques using a variety of textures and ‘rags’ to create a layered composition. Objectives will focus on proper preparation of materials, applications and drying techniques that will provide participants the knowledge to create more works on their own. $35 for Members; $50 for Non-members Members use code AMOAMember for Discount Click here to register ... read more
 
Film Screening at AMoA: This is Modern Art, Part 2
January 08, 2019 - January 08, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

This Is Modern Art was a six-part TV series written and presented by the English art critic Matthew Collings. It was originally broadcast in 1999. The series won several awards including a BAFTA. It became popular both because of its sometimes jokey and sometimes thoughtful explanations of the work and attitude of a new wave of artists that had recently been publicized in the British mass media, and because of its author's witty and irreverent, though clearly highly informed, commentary style. As a continued exploration into the art and artists who were contemporaries and influences to the artists in the ... read more
 
Short Film & Documentary Screening at AMoA
January 15, 2019 - January 15, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

 In connection with Hari & Deepti: Light by the Forest, we will screen a short Balinese Shadow Puppet show which was a source of inspiration for the artists in the Winter exhibition.  We will also venture into other types of paper art with the award winning documentary, Between the Folds, about artists and scientists who have devoted their lives to origami and reinterpreting the medium of paper. Between the Folds 54 Minutes • 2009 "Think origami is just paper planes and cranes? Meet a determined group of theoretical scientists and fine artists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at graduate ... read more
 
Drawing Your Own Path with John Simon, Jr. at AMoA.
April 13, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this hands-on workshop, John Simon, Jr. will introduce the drawing and mindfulness techniques that form the basis of his meditation practice - described in his recent publication Drawing Your Own Path. Participants will be led through a variety of approaches to creativity using mindful mark making followed by a discussion about how to work with the results. Drawing materials will be provided. All levels of experience with drawing and meditation are welcome.  $35 for Members; $50 for Non-members Members use discount code AMOAMember. Click here to register ... read more
 
Rapides Parish Library Creative-Con 2019
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Best Western Inn and Suites, Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Creative Con is for all creative interests, books, cosplay, gaming, art, steampunk, 3D printing and so much more. Come join us and meet others who share the same interests do you. You'll enjoy the day! It's free and all ages are welcome. Hosted by the Rapides Parish ... read more
 
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