Masur Museum of Art October Events and Activities

Masur Museum of Art October Events and Activities

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 3:15pm

Monroe Mayor Jamie, the Monroe City Council and Community Affairs Director Robert C.
Johnson are pleased to join Evelyn Stewart, Director of the Masur Museum of Art, to announce
the following activities and events.

Exciting upcoming events in October at the Masur Museum of Art!

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October 11: pARTy 318
5:30 – 8:30 at the Masur Museum of Art.
Proudly presented by the Masur Museum of Art and
Marsala Beverage.

Food trucks, art vendors, wine and beer, live music, and more
information to come soon. This year food trucks include Albert’s Rolling Smoked BBQ and

Skinny Phil’s Food Truck (serving tacos). As of press time art vendors include Alyssa Guidry, Todd Maggio, Mike Allen, and Liz Zanca, who is also doing a live art demonstration. Live music to be provided by Jesse Grinter and Arthur Stewart. Come one come all to the most fun pARTy of the year! FREE to attend. Bring I.D. and money for food trucks and vendors.

Annual juried competition

Now until October 13: 55th Annual Juried Competition

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 – 5:00 & Saturday, noon – 5:00 at the Masur Museum of Art.

Join us for the exhibition of the 55th Annual Juried Competition! This exhibit showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium. This long running juried competition also showcases some of America’s best curatorial talent. This year’s juror is Joel Parsons, Director of Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College and Assistant Professor in the department of Art and Art History. FREE Admission!

Exciting upcoming events in the community with participation by the
Masur Museum of Art!

October 1, 2018 – March 15, 2019
Monroe Regional Airport, at The Gallery by Origin Bank
Curated by the Masur Museum and on view at the airport, we present Acts of Faith: Selections from the Will and Cheryl Sutton Collection. FREE Admission

October 13: Black Bayou Fall Celebration

10:00 – 3:00 at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Join us at this fall celebration for a special children’s drop-in activity. Kids of all ages can participate in an art project put on by the Masur Museum, along with tons of other activities.

October 20: Pumpkin Fest

10:00 – 3:00 at Kiroli Park in West Monroe
Join us at this family friendly fest for a fall themed kid’s art activity for children of all ages!

October 27: Boo at the Zoo

10:00 – 3:00 at the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
A Halloween themed fun-filled event. Children will make their own spooky clay creations and will see a live Raku pottery firing as well!

About the Masur Museum of Art

The Masur Museum of Art is the largest collecting and exhibiting institution of modern and contemporary art in Northeast Louisiana. We are dedicated to bringing dynamic public programming to our community that emphasizes artists from Louisiana, the Southeast, and around the world.
The Masur Museum of Art is a division of the City of Monroe’s Department of Community Affairs. Exhibitions and educational programs are funded by the Twin City Art Foundation. Programs of the Masur Museum are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works. This project is also funded in part by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Further funding is provided by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council and CenturyLink. For more information about events and programing please visit masurmuseum.org, like us on social media, or call 318.329.2237.

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