Masur Museum of Art Presents: VARIETY

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:45am

Time/Date: 2pm until 5pm Saturday, July 1, 2017
Location: Masur Museum of Art, 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202

Summary: Variety, like the name implies, is like a variety show. It is an intergenerational cultural experience that will take place at the Masur five times a year. Each edition will feature a new line-up each time! FREE admission and activities!

The Line-Up

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Classical Music Trio
Julianna Schober and Samantha Parker will be playing violin, while Deborah Guillory plays piano.

4:00 – 4:30 pm: Half Hour Histories with Benjamin M. Hickey
Ben Hickey, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, will share with you information about 10 works of art that shaped his life and career.

2 – 5 pm: FREE Children’s Drop-In Activity
Jenny Burnham will lead children making American flags out of clay for Independence Day! Any age child can do this craft.

2 – 5 pm: FREE Children’s Craft with Macaroni Kid
Macaroni Kid will be here making a patriotic craft with children! Any age child is welcome.

2 – 5pm: Art by Amanda Roe
$ Buy local! Local artist Amanda Roe will have her artwork for sale!

2 – 5 pm: Adult’s Drop-In Activity
$ Come make your own screen print! This activity is for ages 15 and up! Bring your own t-shirt or buy one from us for $10.

2 – 5 pm: roeLA Roaster
$ Be sure to bring some cash for a rich 'pick-me-up' cup of roeLA Roaster coffee! They might even bring some sweet treats for the event!

Come see our current exhibition:

The 54th Annual Juried Competition, sponsored by CenturyLink.

This year we had two awesome Jurors: Gia Hamilton, Director at the Joan Mitchell Center and Daniel Stetson, Executive Director at LSU Museum of Art.

Visit masurmuseum.org, “like” Masur Museum of Art on Facebook, or call 318.329.2237 for more information about this and other programming.

Thank you to the louisiana endowment for humanities

About the Masur Museum of Art

The Masur Museum of Art is the largest collecting and exhibiting institution of modern and contemporary art in Northeast Louisiana. We are dedicated to bringing dynamic public programming to our community that emphasizes artists from Louisiana, the Southeast, and around the world.

The Masur Museum of Art is a division of the City of Monroe’s Department of Community Affairs. Exhibitions and educational programs are funded by the Twin City Art Foundation. Programs of the Masur Museum are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works. This project is also funded in part by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Further funding is provided by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council, CenturyLink Security Systems, Yellowbook 360, and DeltaStyle magazine. For more information about events and programing please visit masurmuseum.org, like us on Facebook, or call 318.329.2237.

 

Media Contacts:

Evelyn Stewart, Director
Evelyn.Stewart@ci.monroe.la.us
318-329-2237

Benjamin Hickey, Curator
Benjamin.Hickey@ci.monroe.la.us
318-329-2237


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