New Budgie Exhibit Coming To Monroe Zoo

Aug 19, 2021
City of Monroe

The Louisiana Purchase will have 400 new residents soon. 400 budgies will be delivered to a new exhibit at the zoo. They will be released into their new home this afternoon.

Dr. Jeb Andrews and his wife, Nancy, major financial contributors to the exhibit, will have the special honor of releasing the budgies into their new home.

The birds will be on exhibit Friday, August 20, 2021, to the public. The walk-in portion of the attraction is expected to open mid-September.

'Extracted Realities' On View At MLU

Jun 8, 2021

The Monroe Regional Airport, Northeast Louisiana Arts Council, and the Masur Museum of Art are are holding a public reception to accompany the current exhibition of paintings by Nicole Duet. Duet’s artwork explores the relationship and the inner narratives that unfold between liminal points of observation, perception, and experience. Her more recent work has been influenced by the limitations and rituals of daily life during quarantine.

Community Art Exhibit Showcases Local Talent

Jul 9, 2015
Courtesy Starr Homeplace

Starr Homeplace will be hosting its last Community Day of the summer on Saturday, July 11.

Starr Homeplace will be featuring artwork from the community's common folk this Saturday. The exhibit will showcase creative work from regional blacksmiths, wood smiths and seamstresses. Joe Rolphe of Starr Homeplace says the exhibit will host many creative people. Rolphe says he hopes to see people who have never been there before.