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Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Christmas Cheer!
December 13, 2018 - December 13, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

$10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. All ages welcome! We will be making Christmas ornaments, learning Christmas songs, learning how to spread Christmas cheer to others. Please bring a new pair of children's pajamas for the Foster Closet located on Jackson St in ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Cupcake Wars
January 17, 2019 - January 17, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will be decorating cupcakes! Secret judges and ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Love Your Selfie
February 21, 2019 - February 21, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will working on build our self esteem as well as kindness toward others, complete with a selfie station! Love your ... read more
 
The Muse Cosplay Design Workshop
September 22, 2018 - September 22, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cosplay, the art of bringing your favorite characters from the page and screen to life in costume, the Muse is all about it! This September, we'll get together and practice different methods of creating cosplay costumes, do some brainstorming and begin designing our own. After that, you'll take your design home and get to work creating something amazing! Want to join us? Here's what you do: 1. Register for the workshop, here on Eventbrite! 2. Bring two different characters you'd like to create, including one that seems like it might be easier to complete. 3. Be between the ages of ... read more
 
Leah Moreau Morace
September 08, 2018 - September 08, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Avoyelles Arts Council Gallery on the Square (122 East Mark St, Marksville), Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

As one of the most prolific fine artists in Central Louisiana, Leah Moreau Morace has made an indelible impact on the region's art scene with her compelling and lush paintings of marsh birds, bayou waterscapes and coastal life. This is the artist's first solo show in ... read more
 
Van Gogh Gala 2018
October 27, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The date is set for the 29th Annual Van Gogh Gala. This year's theme will be announced closer to the date of the event. If you love to don festive costumes, attend live art auctions, and immerse yourself in the culture of a community -- this event is for you! Tickets are $65 and $75 at the door if any remain. Reserved tabels are $750. Contact River Oaks for more ... read more
 
Oyster Study in Oil Demonstration at River Oaks
October 12, 2018 - October 12, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oils -- Demonstration - by Artist, Becky Fos  Cost - $25 per person -- Open to all/ Limited Seating/Call to Register.  As a precursor to the evening's opening reception, NOLA based gallery owner and artist Becky Fos, will provide a demonstration for guests of the art center. A study of the Oyster will set the stage for this rare opportunity to see the artist in action! Fos' popularity has been growing, not only in the Big Easy, but worldwide. Her impasto technique, applying wet, undiluted oil paint with her palette knife, is unapologetically bold and energetic. She uses color as ... read more
 
The Magnolia Series at River Oaks
September 01, 2018 - September 01, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Acrylics -- Instructor: Leah Morace Sat. - Sept 1  Cost $125 per student - Skill level : Beginner to Intermediate This class will focus on Morace's ever popular Louisiana themed imagery, exploring the timeless, magnificent magnolia. Using acrylic and mixed media techniques, students will leave with a completed  6 x 20" stretched canvas work. Brilliant tones and elaborate backgrounds will set the stage for this Fall Session, exploring the artist's evolving contemporary ... read more
 
From a Lump of Clay!
September 01, 2018 - September 01, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ceramics - Instructor: Carole Steele $35 per student/ per class session Skill Level - Beginner - Class Size Limited. Ever wanted to throw on the potter's wheel? Here's your chance! From a lump of clay will introduce the curious novice on how pottery is created on the wheel. In this technique oriented "try it" class, students will experience the basics of making a vessel. No finished pieces from this session as this is a technique based workshop helping students hone in on their wheel throwing abilities. Take a single class or attend all .....think of this time as an introduction ... read more
 
River Oaks Annual Porch Sale
December 01, 2018 - December 01, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: TBA

CALLING ALL VISUAL ARTISTS AND FINE CRAFTSMEN The Annual Porch Sale is located in the historic Bolton Home which also houses the Center’s Gallery Gift Shop. The Annual Porch Sale is held on a major shopping weekend so guests have the opportunity to purchase unique, original works of art just in time for the gift giving season.  Works may range from pottery, paintings, sculpture, fiber arts, mobiles, jewelry, photographs, mixed media etc.  Every year the Sale expands to feature new artists from across the state.  River Oaks is also home to a sales gallery which features exclusive works by the ... read more
 
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