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2017 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™

Friday, May 5, 2017, 8:00PM to Saturday, May 6, 2017, 4:30PM


The Alexandria Museum Art is proud to bring the Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ back to
Rapides Parish. This exciting family event makes for a
great day of good, spirited racing, and a great time on and off the water! 


Friday, May 5

• 2017 AlexRiverFéte
Illuminate the Arts Procession 
8 pm:

The Alexandria Museum brings
you the third annual Spring
Illuminate the Arts Procession. During the 2017 River Fete, on Friday, May 5, The Alexandria Museum of Art will be lighting up the streets!

The community is welcomed to walk in the procession with a luminary
they have created! There will also
be luminaries to borrow! First come.
First serve! So get here early.

The procession will begin at 8 pm. All participants should arrive at the museum no later than 7:45.

Saturday, May 6

Opening Ceremony 8:30am
Races begin 9am


Art in the Alley Activities
9 am – 4pm:

The Alexandria Museum of Art
Education department will be hosting several outdoor art activities in the alley and on the patio of AMoA. 

Join us for activities like Water
Tattoos, Prayer Flags, Watercolor Lanterns, a chalk wall and Paper Hats to keep your head cool! Come out to support your museum during River Fete!

The Muse Chalk Art Project
9am - 4pm:
Muse members have organized and designed chalk art for the upcoming River Fete. Come watch as the teens execute a Dragon Boat inspired giant chalk drawing near the corner of
Murray and Second Street on the
sidewalk next to the Museum. 

Alexandria Museum of Art Tours • 12pm & 2pm:
Free group tours of AMoA will be
at two different times throughout the day. Museum curator Megan
Valentine will guide the guests through the Our Living Past and Kathryn Keller: View From Within exhibitions. An excellent opportunity to experience the Museum. 



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