In conjunction with Customer Appreciation Day in the Denham Springs Antique Village on Saturday, October 3rd, the Arts Council of Livingston Parish will have an Open House from 10:00 until 1:00. The focus of this exhibit is “Animals in Art.” Guests will be asked to cast their vote for the art they deem as Best in Show! In support of our local Animal Shelter, there will be several dogs on site ready for adoption. Donations for the shelter are appreciated!
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ANIMALS IN ART EXHIBIT
It’s time to put man’s best friend in the spotlight. October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and we want you to join us in celebrating our furry friends through art. Support this amazing cause and come visit the Arts Council of Livingston Parish. The exhibit will be on display for September and October. A portion of art sales on exhibit will benefit the Denham Springs Animal Shelter. Donations for the shelter are also welcomed. Call 225.664.1168 to make an appointment to view the exhibit or visit our website artslivingston.org for more information. To find out more on Adopt a Shelter Dog Month search #adoptashelterdogmonth.
The Arts Council of Livingston Parish will host artwork from members of the Denham Springs Fine Art Association for the months of July and August. This exhibit will begin on Wednesday, July 1st and end on Saturday, August 22nd. For more information on this exhibit and additional events please visit our website at www.artslivingston.org.
Artist of the year and student exhibit
Come discover students in our parish who love the arts! The Arts Council of Livingston Parish invited students of Livingston, grades 1st – 12th, to display their artwork in the gallery. The Livingston Parish Artist of the Year, Kathleen Kuhnert, is also exhibiting her works in the main lobby. The exhibit will be on virtual display for the months of May and June.
Drop Off face Masks
The Arts Council of Livingston Parish is a “Drop Off” point for masks you have sewn to assist area hospitals, clinics, and veterans fighting the COVID-19 crisis. Sewing instructions can be found at www.deaconess.com/How-to-make-a-Face-Mask. We will distribute them for you! Drop off times will be Thursdays 10:00–12:00 and Saturdays 10:00–12:00.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Be a part of our student show! The Arts Council of Livingston Parish is accepting artwork from students grades 1st–12th in Livingston Parish to be displayed at our upcoming exhibit. Artwork drop off is February 26th – 29th during gallery hours. Due to limited space some works submitted may not be displayed.
2020 MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE DUE
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Preserving the Culture of Livingston Parish Reception
The Arts Council of Livingston Parish invited former and current residents to submit original art for exhibition and publication in a coffee-table style book entitled, “Preserving the Culture of Livingston Parish.” This book showcases every community in our parish.
The Arts Council will host a reception on Saturday, February 8th from 10 am till 1 pm in honor of these artists. The book will be available to purchase. We invite everyone to come see the exhibition, meet the artists, get autographs, and sample recipes from the book. This is a free event open to the public. The gallery is located at 133 Hummell St. in Denham Springs. For more information: 225-664-1168.
November - February Exhibit
"Preserving the Culture of Livingston Parish" will be on exhibit from November 1st through February 29th at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish. This exhibit showcases current and former resident artists' creations through acrylic; fiber art; mixed media; oil; pen and ink; pencil sketch; photography; prismacolor; abstract, metal and wood sculpture; watercolor and wood working. This artwork will be featured in the anticipated arrival of the book, “Preserving the Culture of Livingston Parish”. No matter where your interests lie, there will be something for everyone to appreciate.