SEPTEMBER 6–OCTOBER 19, 2013
Louisiana’s Culinary Heritage: George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest Exhibition
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest exhibition features
fifteen finalists chosen from across Louisiana who were awarded college
scholarships and art supplies. High school juniors and seniors were
invited to create a work of art based on the theme “Louisiana’s Culinary
Heritage,” representing our state's unique culinary heritage while
honoring its festivals, dishes and local ingredients. Winning entries
will be used in the Fall 2013 cookbook by the Louisiana Restaurant Association's Education Foundation showcasing recipes from Louisiana’s greatest chefs.
SEPTEMBER 6 - NOVEMBER 23, 2013
Stephen Knapp: New Light
“Lightpaintings”of glass that is cut, shaped, polished, treated with layers of metallic coatings, mounted on stainless steel, and illuminated with light bulbs are installed on gallery walls and ceilings. The multi-dimensional prisms refract and reflect colored light onto the surrounding space.
26th SeptemberCompetition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art
Contemporary artists selected from nation wide submissions by artist and juror Stewart Nachmias!
2013 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Photo Contest Exhibition
Relive the spirit of the races through photographs taken by local community members capturing the action and people of the event! AMoA’s 3rd Annual Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ on the scenic Red River in May, 2013, featured more teams, food, elaborate costumes, and entertainment on and off the water than ever before. Photographs were selected by a guest photographer-juror, and cash awards will be presented to winners in each category.
DECEMBER 6, 2013 – FEBRUARY 22, 2014
Reflections: African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection
African-American storytelling traditions are connected to a sense of place through narrative subjects and landscapes of the American South. 20th century African American life is reflected in paintings, works on paper, and fabric works by artists such as Elizabeth Catlett, Romare Bearden, James VanDerZee, and BetyeSaar from the collection of costume designer and arts patron, Myrna Colley-Lee.
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism