The Schepis is a proud community partner with many groups and a wide range of activities!
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January – February: Main Gallery – In Her Own Words: The Private Collection of Marie Keahey. Come view an extraordinary collection from ceramics to paintings and more, as we showcase the private, personal collection of Marie Keahey. This cross section of artists, mediums, and periods is a wonderful expression of a love of the arts. Truly a one of a kind exhibit!
February 1 – March 16th: Upstairs Gallery – Paint the Ouachita In a celebration of our relationship with the river, and in recognition of the Year of the River 2019 (the bicentennial of the first steamboat entering the Ouachita River Valley) the North East Louisiana Arts Council presents “Paint the Ouachita”. This exhibit will travel throughout the region and showcases works by 9 fantastic area artists including: Amanda Roe, Liz Zanca, Tammy Matthews, Katelyn Sanson, Leah Ritzell, Melanie Douthit, Stacy Medaries, Doug Breckenridge, Shelby McDuff.
March – April: Main Gallery – The Modern Quilt Guild Showcase. This vibrant group as worked together to explore the art of quilting and more! This showcase of work by area artists will showcase a full range of textile skills – from the large to small – and include a winning piece from the Water is Life, Geneva, USUN Art Quilt Exhibit.
March 4th – Mardi Gras on Main Street – Dress up and celebrate Mardi Gras with a kids parade on bikes down Main Street in the Heart of Columbia! Prizes for Best Adult Costume, Best Child’s Costume, Best Decorated Entry, King, Queen, Prince and Princess of the Parade will be awarded, along with thrown beads and King Cake! Don’t miss this family friendly event on Main Street – March 4th at 5:30pm.
March 9th – Reception all day: Closing reception for Paint the Ouachita and opening celebration of the Modern Quilt Guild’s Showcase. This all day event will have refreshments and more as we meet the artists behind the showcase! All are welcomed to attend!
March 24th – High Tea at the Schepis - For almost 20 years the Schepis has welcomed all to experience the culture, sophistication and elegance of High Tea. The tables will be set with fine china as we serve you high tea in high style – a variety of sandwiches, scones, delectable sweets and truffles! This year the Schepis is proud to host this event Sunday, March 24th at 12:30pm. All are welcomed to come to this wonderful event, but $15 tickets are strictly limited and must be purchased in advance. Call the Schepis at 318-649-9931 for tickets or more information!