Join AMoA for a monthlong exhibition highlighting African Americans serving in World War II. Presented by the Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society, this exhibition features panels and information about the contribution of African American men and women in all branches of service during the war. This exhibition is partnering with The Pelican State Goes to War: Louisiana in…

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In addition to the annual September Competition, AMoA will be exhibiting the Rodrigue Scholarship Contest winners’ exhibition. Each year the Rodrigue Foundation holds an art competition for juniors and seniors in high school throughout the state. Students enter work based on a theme, which was Cosmos this year. The entries are judged by art professionals…

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The 32nd September Competition is an annual juried exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary artists in all media and styles created within the past two years. 50 artworks selected from over 500 international submissions are included in the exhibition and featured in a full-color print catalog. The artists are: Marie-Ange Ackad • Paul Adams • Kim…

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On December 8, 1941, just one day after the Pearl Harbor attacks, the United States officially entered World War II—Louisiana, however, was already front and center in the country’s defense preparations. From 1940 to 1945, Louisiana hosted the largest maneuvers in US military history, witnessed massive changes to its industrial base, and saw its citizens become enthusiastic contributors to what President Franklin Delano…

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Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings Selections from the Villarino Collection This exhibition features 35 rare etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) executed between 1629 and 1648. As one of the towering figures in the history of art, Rembrandt, a miller’s son from the university town of Leiden, was an artist of unmatched…

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Concrete & Adrift: On the Poverty Line An invitational exhibition featuring regional and national contemporary artists addressing poverty and homelessness. Pairing with AMoA’s exhibition showcasing beggars in Rembrandt’s history etchings (Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings Selections from the John Villarino Collection), contemporary American artists share the first floor gallery during the Spring…

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Concrete & Adrift: On the Poverty Line An invitational exhibition featuring regional and national contemporary artists addressing poverty and homelessness. Pairing with AMoA’s exhibition showcasing beggars in Rembrandt’s history etchings (Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings Selections from the John Villarino Collection), contemporary American artists share the first floor gallery during the Spring…

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Husband and wife art duo Harikrishnan Panicker & Deepti Nair (known as Hari & Deepti) began experimenting with paper and lights in 2010, creating illuminated cut paper sculptures which tell stories.  Based in Mumbai, Hari and Deepti have traveled and worked throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States. Their intricate cut paper boxes and installations…

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“20,000 Japs Lost”, Still life with newspaper, 1944 Witness to Wartime: Takuichi Fujii introduces an artist whose work opens a window to historical events, issues, and ideas far greater than the individual. Takuichi Fujii (1891-1964) bore witness to his life in America and, most especially, to his experience during World War II. Takuichi Fujii was fifty…

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Click here to see award winners The 31st September Competition is an annual juried exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary artists in all media and styles created within the past two years.  50 artworks selected from over 500 international submissions are included in the exhibition and featured in a full-color print catalog.  This year, the…

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