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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.

Opening all day reception March 9th 10am-5pm!

 

 

 

 

 

March 31-April – Upstairs Gallery Spirit of Caldwell HEREOS Exhibit

It is important to  remember the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout our nation's history.  Thusly, we must pause to commemorate the rich Black history of Caldwell Parish. HEROES would like to invite you to the Spirit of Caldwell Exhibition Opening Reception on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. at the Schepis Museum. Exhibits will feature the life and work of African Americans from Caldwell Parish, paintings, and artifacts that responds to local Black history.  The exhibits offer original perspectives, intellectual stimulation, and personal enjoyment for everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

May 11th - Blend of the River - Back for its 19th year, the Blend of the River is here with your favorite regional cooks showcasing the best of the Bayou State! The block party begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11 in historic downtown Columbia – Gem of the Ouachita. This year we celebrate the Year of the River 2019 with Blend on the River with amazing food, specialty drinks, live music, and art exhibitions in the Schepis Museum. Join the Friends of the Schepis as we experience this fantastic, family friendly, annual event that helps to fund the exhibits and cultural experiences hosted throughout the year in Caldwell Parish.

 

Don’t miss this event that brings together our entire community! This year we are partnered with the Cooley House Foundation of Monroe, LA as an included final stop on the Year of the River 2019 – Tour of the Ouachita! Guests are invited to take part in the Tour (which includes Blend of the River admission) or only the Blend of the River.

 

Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate! Children under 10 given free admission with a paid adult. Must be 21+ to drink. ID may be requested. For additional event information and online ticket sales please see: schepismuseum.com/blend-of-the-river-2019.html

 

All interested event sponsors, vendors, and volunteer cooks are encouraged to contact the Schepis Museum – schepismuseum1916@gmail.com or 318-649-9931 for more information!

 

 

 

 

 

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February 1 – March 16th: Upstairs GalleryPaint 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 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!

 

 

March 31-April – Upstairs Gallery Spirit of Caldwell HEREOS Exhibit

It is important to  remember the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout our nation's history.  Thusly, we must pause to commemorate the rich Black history of Caldwell Parish. HEROES would like to invite you to the Spirit of Caldwell Exhibition Opening Reception on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. at the Schepis Museum. Exhibits will feature the life and work of African Americans from Caldwell Parish, paintings, and artifacts that responds to local Black history.  The exhibits offer original perspectives, intellectual stimulation, and personal enjoyment for everyone.

 

 

May 11th - Blend of the River - Back for its 19th year, the Blend of the River is here with your favorite regional cooks showcasing the best of the Bayou State! The block party begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11 in historic downtown Columbia – Gem of the Ouachita. This year we celebrate the Year of the River 2019 with Blend on the River with amazing food, specialty drinks, live music, and art exhibitions in the Schepis Museum. Join the Friends of the Schepis as we experience this fantastic, family friendly, annual event that helps to fund the exhibits and cultural experiences hosted throughout the year in Caldwell Parish.

 

Don’t miss this event that brings together our entire community! This year we are partnered with the Cooley House Foundation of Monroe, LA as an included final stop on the Year of the River 2019 – Tour of the Ouachita! Guests are invited to take part in the Tour (which includes Blend of the River admission) or only the Blend of the River.

 

Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate! Children under 10 given free admission with a paid adult. Must be 21+ to drink. ID may be requested. For additional event information and online ticket sales please see: schepismuseum.com/blend-of-the-river-2019.html

 

All interested event sponsors, vendors, and volunteer cooks are encouraged to contact the Schepis Museum – schepismuseum1916@gmail.com or 318-649-9931 for more information!