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The 2018 Muse Brainstorming Session
August 18, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 3:00 PM –5:00 PM

 The Muse is an arts club for teens that is created by teens. Each August Muse participants gather to share ideas and brainstorm to create Muse events and workshops for the coming year. Together we bring as many of those amazing ideas to life as humanly possible! Join us and make the Muse yours this year! Muse events are FREE to participants between the ages of 13 and ... read more
 
Rare but Well Done - Rapides Symphony Orchestra
January 27, 2019 - January 27, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 2:30 PM

  Individual Tickets Available Soon! Click here to purchase Season Tickets. Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Sunday January 27th for Rare but Well Done. The program will include Mendelssohn’s Nocturne for Winds, Milhaud’s Aubade, Mozart’s Rondo in D Major, and Schoenberg’s Verklaerte Nacht. The concert will feature piano soloist Nanette Kaplan Solomon.   The concert begins at 2:30 PM at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), $10 for students, and $50 for a family (2 adults and up to 4 ... read more
 
Brahms 2 - Rapides Symphony Orchestra
March 16, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

Tickets Available Soon! Purchase Season Tickets! Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 16th for Brahms 2. The concert will feature guest conductor Franz Schottky and the winner of RSO’s Concerto Competition (TBA). The concert begins at 7:30 PM at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), $10 for students, and $50 for a family (2 adults and up to 4 ... read more
 
AMoA AfterHours: Renegade Tour with Lonnie BAM! Bridges
June 21, 2018 - June 21, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Space is limited. Click here to pre-register.  Join us for our popular museum tour series featuring an unorthodox approach visiting an art museum!  June's tour is guided by veteran and motivational speaker, Lonnie BAM! Bridges.  Lonnie R. Bridges, Sr. is the CEO of Bridges Adaptive Management! LLC "BAM!" and served as the Workforce Training & Development Director for The Pierite Group, LLC. He was previously employed in the Casino and Hospitality Industry for 18 years. He served as the Vice President of Organizational & Executive Development for Paragon Casino Resort owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. His ... read more
 
AMoA AfterHours: Craft Brews n Blues Sampler
August 16, 2018 - August 16, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Get a taste of Craft Brews, BBQ, & Blues VI with live entertainment by local Blues act Leo Cole and the Blues Rockets, and sample craft beer too! Free for AMoA Members* • $10** Non-Member * Members Use Discount Code AMoAMember ** +$1.24 online ticketing fee.  Tickets available at the door. Click here to purchase tickets online. Craft Beer Sampling sponsored by Southwest ... read more
 
City Park Players Auditions - Proof
June 09, 2018 - June 11, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Lobby of the Kress Theatre, Time: Saturday: 10 AM, Monday: 6 PM

City Park Players is hosting auditions for their next production, Proof, a Pulitzer Prize winner by David Auburn. Auditions will be held in the Lobby of the Kress Theatre on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10am and Monday, June 11, 2018 at 6pm - Kress Theatre lobby.  Email cityparkplayers@gmail.com for ... read more
 
Film: 1989 Arthur Roger Panel Discussion - Pre-Pop Modernists
June 12, 2018 - June 12, 2018
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:30 PM

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 5:30 pm Free and open to the public Screening a panel discussion held at the Arthur Roger Gallery in 1989 with Edward Whiteman, Lin Emery, Ida Kohlmeyer, Elemore Morgan, Jr., and George Dureau. Four of the five artists are represented in the Alexandria Museum of Art permanent collection with three in Connected Visions: Louisiana’s Artistic Lineage.  Come join us to learn about some incredible Louisiana ... read more
 
AMoA Family Class: Secret Symbols
August 18, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 AMoA Family Class: Secret Symbols August 18, 2018 from 1-3pm Families will create their own personal hieroglyphic type symbol paintings inspired by the work of Ida Kohlmeyer, from AMoA’s permanent collection. Non-Members $20* (for a group of up to 5 people) Members Free (for a group of up to 5 people).  Members use code AMoAMember for discount.  Class size limited to 20 participants. All Ages. *plus online registration fees Click here to register ... read more
 
31st September Competition Opening Reception & Member Preview
July 06, 2018 - July 06, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 The 31st September Competition is an annual juried exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary artists in all media and styles created within the past two years.  From 500 entries, 50 works were selected to be included  in the exhibition, and featured in a full-color print catalog. Reflecting trends in contemporary art across the country and beyond,artists selected for the 31st September Competition represent 3 countries, 18 states, and 35 cities. International: Quebec, Canada (1), Ontario, Canada (1), Greece (1) United States: Alabama, California (2), Florida (4), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana (10), Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New York (6), ... read more
 
LBM Productions presents Pirates of Penzance, Jr.
June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Richard Gwartney Theatre - LSUA , Time: Friday: 8:00 PM, Saturday: 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM, Sunday: 2:00 PM

  Click Here to Purchase Tickets!   LBM Productions presents Pirates of Penzance, Jr. from Friday, June 22nd to  Sunday, June 24th.  Performances will be held at the Richard Gwartney Theatre inside LSUA’s Mulder Hall. The Pirates of Penzance is an operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan that tells the story of a young man, Frederic, who is torn between his duty as an indentured servant to the Pirates of Penzance, and his newly discovered love, Mabel. The story is told with beautiful music, endearing characters, and slapstick comedy as the capers of the pirates and keystone-style police are unveiled on the stunning shores at ... read more
 
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