Smith & Wisznia

Member opening Friday, March 4, 2022 On View March 5-June 18, 2022 A recent AMoA acquisition donated by architect and developer Marcel Wisznia and curated by artist and publisher Terrance Sanders-Smith. Originally curated in 2010 for display in the Maritime Building on Common Street in New Orleans, the Smith & Wisznia collection features 69 works…

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Monumental

Monumental Member Opening Reception Friday, Nov. 12, 2021  6pm On View Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 – Feb, 19 2022 Looking back through art history there are many examples of large scale works. Botticelli, Rembrandt, and Monet among others created enormous works that commanded power and captured the imagination. The practice of creating monumental works continues…

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34th September Competition

34th September Competition Visit The Website The juror for the 34th September Competition is Andrew James Wulf, Ph.D.  who currently serves as the Executive Director of the AAM-accredited Albany Museum of Art in Albany, Georgia, a position he assumed in September 2019. He served as Executive Director at the New Mexico History Museum and the…

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Legacy of Honor and Valor

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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2019 George Rodrigue Scholarship Contest: COSMOS

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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32nd September Competition Exhibition

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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The Pelican State Goes to War: Louisiana in World War II

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

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

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

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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