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May 2019

Family Art Class—Making Art with a Message

May 18 @ 2:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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Free – $20

Participants will learn how to use the elements of art and various materials to communicate a message after discussing AMoA’s “Concrete and Adrift: On the Poverty Line” exhibition.Various materials and methods will be available to suit different age groups.

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Afternoon with an Artist: Aron Belka

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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Join AMoA for an afternoon talk with artist Aron Belka, a painter based in New Orleans. One of the artists in the “Concrete & Adrift: On the Poverty Line” exhibition and represented in the AMoA permanent collection, Belka’s often larger than life oil paintings often feature people in lower income brackets as well as those without homes. During our afternoon with the artist, Belka will talk about his work and his chosen subjects during his time since moving to New…

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Dry Point Etching like Rembrandt w/ Amanda Roe

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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$35 – $50

This dry point etching printmaking class for adults is a quick and easy introduction to traditional printmaking like the master artists, such as Rembrandt. In the class, you will learn how to create marks onto the surface using crosshatching to build up value and create a unique style to create your own series of prints. Anyone can learn and experience this practice even if they are just starting out to already knowing the technique and simply want to brush up…

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July 2019

32nd September Competition Awards Reception

July 12 @ 6:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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Free

Dr. Marilyn Laufer, 2019 juror, will announce awards at the opening reception. In addition to the standard awards, Alexandria Museum of Art staff will select one piece from the exhibition for a purchase award which will be added to the museum’s permanent collection.

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August 2019

Kids Painting with Annabel

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Oakland Plantation, 4386 Highway 494
Natchez,
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Free

Hey Kids! Did you ever want to learn how to paint? Our friend Annabel Jones will teach you how at Oakland Plantation. Supplies provided. Limited to first 20 participants ages 8-12.

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Drop-In Drawing Class

August 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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Free – $10

Drop In classes are for any and all skill levels seeking a relaxed creative environment. This on-going series for adults offers instruction, experience with other dry mediums, constructive critique, and inspiration from exhibitions. All materials are provided. This is a drop-in class; no registration required!

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Watercolors for Adults

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rapides Parish Main Library, 411 Washington St
Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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Free

Adults, enjoy a watercolor painting class with local artist Laura O’Quinn. Registration required.

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Renegade Tour/Tour Renegado

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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Free

Pineville Ambassador and Cenla celebrity, Jorge Rocha owner of Jurassic Skatepark, will be your guide through the galleries! Jorge is a native of Venezuela and has lived in Cenla since 2014, where he declared Pineville to be the greatest city on Earth. En español and in English!

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Symbolic Self-Portraits Family Art Class

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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Free – $20

Drawing from artists like Luz Maria Lopez, Frida Kahlo and Rob Jones, participants will be learning how to create a self-portrait of themselves surrounded by personal symbols. This class is appropriate for family and friends who are like family. Participants should be over the age of 6.

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Summer Arts Studio Student Show

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
River Oaks Square Arts Center, 1330 2nd St
Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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A showcase of the incredible work produced by the students in this year’s Summer Arts Studio.

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