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2017    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    
September    October    November    December    NLAC home

August, 2017

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biedenharn

God in the Garden Exhibit
runs through August 19.

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens Welcomes God in the Garden an exhibit of thirty impressionistic views of gardens and flowers by Henrietta Milan. All exhibited works are for sale with some of the proceeds benefiting the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens.

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masur ornament August 5, 2-5 PM. Children’s Drop-in Activity 
Bring your children and make an art project based on the current exhibition! Offered the first Saturday of every month, these free activities are for children of all ages. Drop by the museum any time between 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on the scheduled day. Children will work on an art project that relates either through subject matter, medium, or technique, to the exhibition currently on display. FREE. Any age child is welcome! 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA

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ogden museum
August 5 – October 15, 2017

Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation

caroline youngblood

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Click here for Caroline's web site.

Opening Reception
August 5, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Every August the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in connection with Whitney White Linen Night, hosts its opening reception for its annual exhibition Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation. Established in 2012, this statewide, juried exhibition promotes contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides exhibition space for the exposition of living artist’s work, and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center.

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Monday, August 14 – Thursday, September 7

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Annual ULM Art Faculty Exhibition


Bry Art Gallery, ULM campus

Artists' Reception: Friday, August 25, 5-7 pm

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Bry Art Gallery Hours: Mon. - Thurs. 8 - 4:30, Fri. 8 - 12.
For more information visit ulm.edu/art or call 342-1375

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2017    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    
September    October    November    December    NLAC home

September, 2017

masur ornament September 9, 2-5 PM: Variety. Variety, like the name implies, is like a variety show. It is an inter-generational cultural experience that will take place at the Masur five times a year. Each edition will feature a new line-up each time! Expect visual and performing arts, kids art activities, and fun for the entire family. FREE admission and activities! 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA

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2017    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    
September    October    November    December    NLAC home

October, 2017

masur ornament October 7, 2-5 PM. Children’s Drop-in Activity 
Bring your children and make an art project based on the current exhibition! Offered the first Saturday of every month, these free activities are for children of all ages. Drop by the museum any time between 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on the scheduled day. Children will work on an art project that relates either through subject matter, medium, or technique, to the exhibition currently on display. FREE. Any age child is welcome! 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA

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masur ornament October 12, 5:30 - 8:30 pARTy 318
The Masur Museum and Marsala Beverage present our next pARTy 318! Pop in after work for this popular event. This free party features an open bar, door prizes, transportation to and from your vehicle, live music and local eats. Bring money for the food trucks. We will have amazing art vendors as well. We will  also have giant Jenga, normal Jenga, Cornhole, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Sorry!, Pass the Pig, and some decks of cards laying around for your entertainment. Who does not like free libations and hobnobbing? We will sneak a few more surprises in too. Check us out on Facebook for more information or call 318.329.2237. PARTY 318 will take place at the museum, 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA. FREE.

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October 13 - 15  North Delta Food & Wine Festival
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Friday Oct. 13
6:00 to 9:00 pm

A Rare Culinary Collaboration
Celebrated chefs and wine vendors share
their signature dishes and drinks.

Buy Tickets Here

Saturday, Oct 14th
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Brew on the Bridge
For the first time ever, walk across the Endom Bridge spanning the Ouachita River and sample local beers and food truck fare.

7:00 p.m.
Culinary Collaborations
Local restaurants team up to provide special Festival meals and give back to arts in the community.

Sunday, Oct 15th
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Brunch at Cascio's Chateau
Finish off a weekend of stellar food and entertainment with brunch from Cascio's Chateau.

  For more info visit
www.northdeltafoodandwinefestival.com/
  Looking for other things to do
while in town for the Festival?
Click HERE
and check out the
Monroe-West Monroe
Convention & Visitors Bureau's
website for all things NELA!


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2017    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    
September    October    November    December    NLAC home

November, 2017

masur ornament November 4, 2-5 PM: Variety. Variety, like the name implies, is like a variety show. It is an inter-generational cultural experience that will take place at the Masur five times a year. Each edition will feature a new line-up each time! Expect visual and performing arts, kids art activities, and fun for the entire family. FREE admission and activities! 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA

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Food Fight on the ‘Front

Saturday, November 11,
11am - 2pm


ESA Alpha Gamma Chapter is hosting the second annual Food Truck Competition,
Food Fight on the ‘Front, at the Origin Bank Riverwalk in Monroe from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This year's event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 in celebration of Veteran's Day!

    Attendees are invited to enjoy the nice weather while watching local food trucks battle it out for the best in the biz title. Entry fee is $5 or $3 with valid military ID with children 5 and under being admitted for free. Entry fee allows one vote for your favorite (People's Choice).

Try samples from The Cookout, 2 Dudes Catering, and Catfish Charlies, and many more!  

There will also be a Celebrity Judges Award. A special thank you to those judges who have the tough task of choosing the second annual Food Fight on the ‘Front Champion – Tara Ambrose and John Reynolds.

Enjoy live music, face painting, a jumper for the kids along with other vendors with items to purchase. 

Net proceeds this year will benefit the Ouachita Regional Veteran Association. Visit their website at http://www.projecthope4orva.org/, or their Facebook page at “ORVA Ouachita Regional Veterans Association, Inc” for more information. ESA will also be accepting donations for the Veterans Home of NELA.

About ESA:
ESA is a nonprofit service organization that makes a difference in the lives of others. We work together in support of important causes, develop meaningful and lasting relationships, and encourage personal growth.
    Since 1929, ESA has created a powerful network of more than 1,000 chapters to excel in community education, service and philanthropy. “Hands-on” philanthropic endeavors provide more than 650,000 hours of direct service to those in need. Each year, ESA’s 15,000 members also help to raise over $10 million for charitable causes.
     The Monroe/West Monroe chapter of ESA, Alpha Gamma, was formed on March 15, 1970. Today, Alpha Gamma can be best recognized for its St. Jude’s Dream Home project, however, the chapter also works diligently to provide support to other local, national, and international charities
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December, 2017

 


 

 

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Some dates are tentative and subject to change.