the Alexandria Museum of Art and Arna Bontemps African american Museum have partnered to display this exhibition highlighting artist Aaron Douglas and author Arna Bontemps. Both men were professors at Fisk University in Nashville and were involved in the Harlem Renaissance. Paintings and Illustrations by Aaron Douglas will be paired with writings by Arna Bontemps to create a unique exhibition of work by two influential African American artists and educators.
Exhibit and associated events sponsored by the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority (GAEDA).
The Music Maker Relief Foundation supports musicians who preserve the musical traditions of the South. Tim Duffy, its founder, has spent 35 years photographing the artists who work with the foundation. This exhibition features platinum palladium prints of many of these southern musicians in their own environment. These timeless photographs bring out the personalities and styles of these musicians and their art.
Inspired by the creative resources in our community, this invitational exhibition showcases faculty, staff, alumni, and volunteers of some of the arts organizations and arts education institutions in the Central Louisiaa region and throughout the state. The collection of the Alexandria Museum of Art contains work by a number of teaching artists both past and present. Some artists included in this year’s Faculty & Friends exhibition are represented in the collection and others we hope to add soon!
The 30th September Competition is an annual juried exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary artists in all media and styles created within the past two years. 52 artworks selected from over 250 international submissions are included in the exhibition and featured in a full-color print catalog. This year, the 45 selected artists represent 4 countries, 18 states, and 44 cities.
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