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Past Exhibitions

2014 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Photo Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: September 5 – November 22, 2014

Opening Reception: Friday, September 5, 6-8pm

Relive the spirit of the races through photographs taken by local community members capturing the action and people of the event! The exhibition will feature photographs of race day taken by spectators.

Alexandria Museum of Art’s 4th Annual Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™, held on the scenic Red River May 10, 2014, featured more teams, food, elaborate costumes, and entertainment -- on and off the water!

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Dueling Visions of Liberty: Depictions of the American Civil War

Dueling Visions of Liberty: Depictions of the American Civil War presents the diverse political, regional, and racial viewpoints expressed during the American Civil War through art. The exhibit will feature a variety of artistic medium including contemporary paintings, lithographs from news journals, sculptures, photographs, and other period artifacts to represent the viewpoints of those who fought, stayed behind to defend their homes, and those that were neutral witnesses to the conflict.

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Theo Tobiasse: Textural Emergence

This selection of works from AMoA's permanent collection represents the later years of Theo Tobiasse's prolific and innovative career. As a teenager living in Paris, Tobiasse and his family were forced into hiding during the city's Nazi occupation from 1942 - 1944. Tobiasse’s work -- influenced by surrealism, expressionism and modern primitivism -- explores themes of mythology, biblical stories, exile and his own past. All of these elements combined to present rich metaphors for the 20th century.

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Art Shapes the World: 10th Annual Youth Art Month Juried Exhibition

The time is approaching to enter your schools Art Works for the Alexandria Museum of Art’s 10th Annual Youth Art Month Juried Exhibition, Art Shapes the World.

All Central Louisiana Schools are invited to participate. There are four age categories; K- 2nd; 3rd-5th; 6th-8th; and 9th-12th.  Each category will be awarded a 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place and two Honorable Mention awards. Each school may submit up to six pieces of artwork for each category. The artwork will hang in the museum galleries from March 1 – May 31, 2014. 

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Stephen Knapp: New Light

"Lightpaintings" are pieces of glass that is cut, shaped, polished, treated with layers of metallic coatings, mounted on stainless steel, and illuminated with light bulbs. These works are then installed on walls and ceilings, creating multi-dimensional prisms that refract and reflect colored light shards.

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26th September Competition

The 26th September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, artworks were selected for the exhibition from over 300 submissions by this year's artist-juror, Stewart Nachmias, and will be included in a full-color print catalogue. Total cash awards of $2,000 allocated to juror-designated award winners will be presented on September 6.


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