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The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is hosting their annual Spring Art Crawl at several campus locations on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 5 - 7 p.m. The event is designed to showcase the artwork of ULM's talented students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 

Admission to the art crawl is free and the public is invited to to attend. There will also be light refreshments throughout the different locations across campus. 

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The Downtown Arts Alliance is hosting this year's first Downtown Gallery Crawl on Thursday, February 6, from 6 - 9 p.m. The event provides a free and fun environment for the community to interact with, observe, and learn about fine art while continuing to revitalize our downtowns. 

Visitors are encouraged to begin their journey through the crawl in downtown Monroe where they can grab a passport booklet and collect a stamp from all ten galleries. Upon completing the passport, it can be traded in for a slice of cheesecake at Copeland's or a Crawl merchandise booth for a discount. 

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The Northeast Louisiana Arts Council is hosting the fifth Public Art 101 Workshop this weekend at the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens.

The all-day session is designed to provide local artists of any discipline with the tools and necessary vocabulary to navigate the complex world of public art. 

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The Monroe City Council selected January to be the city's first Museum Month. Monroe's ten museums are celebrating the program with a Passport Contest, Photo Contest, and several special events and offers all month long. 

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The Masur Museum of Art presents the new Treasures of Art Nouveau exhibition. This exhibition will be available for viewing from Thursday, September 5, to Wednesday, November 23. While the exhibit opens on September 5, there is a free public reception the following day from 5 to 7 p.m. with Annemarie Sawkins, PhD. 

The Masur Museum is also announcing “Vintage Monroe” Antiques Appraisal Day, held at the museum. This fundraiser is on Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. where three local antique experts will be offering appraisals on personal items for $10 an item.

Herons On The Bayou Statues Join ULM Landscape

Aug 8, 2019
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The University of Louisiana Monroe landscape will soon have two custom-painted heron statues as part of the local Herons on the Bayou public art project. One has already been installed.

Remembering 50 years at the Masur Museum

May 28, 2019
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Masur Museum is hosting a public reception for the opening of their new exhibit titled "Our Story: Over 50 Years of Collecting at the Masur Museum". On May 30th the reception is from 5:30 to 7:30, with a few words from the Director and Curator at 6:30. The reception is open to the public and refreshments will be served for those in attendance. The exhibit will feature a small portion of the museum's collection, including a few favorites, and will be open for viewing until August 17th.

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The Schepis Museum of Columbia presents Water/Ways: a Smithsonian Exhibit. This exhibit closes on November 10 and is free to the public. Schepis Museum hours are 10 am-5 pm, Monday-Saturday, and 1-5 pm Sunday. The exhibit is sponsored by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, along with the Walton Family Foundation. 

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University of Louisiana Monroe Fall Art Crawl is Thursday, November 1 from 5-7 p.m. The crawl features art from ULM students, faculty, and visiting artists.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, Assistant Director of the School of Humanities at ULM, the Fall Art Crawl gives ULM students and faculty an opportunity to show off their talents through paintings, sculptures, and other art forms. "I've seen some of the artwork ahead of time, and it's as always very impressive," says Dr. Anderson.

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A sculptor from Iceland will be at a Louisiana college in the upcoming week to guide visitors through her outdoor sculpture series called Borders. Eleven pairs of life-sized androgynous human figures were installed around Centenary College in Shreveport in early October. They'll remain through the school year. Sculptor Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir (STAY-nin THOHR-ihr-inz-DAH-tihr) will be at Centenary on Friday, Oct. 19, leading a free artist's walk at 5 p.m.

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