RRAA News – October 2013
River Region Cultural Art Exchange Exhibition
October 10 – 14 – Exhibition held.
Oct. 14 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm – Closing reception held. This exhibition is the result of artwork developed from a cultural exchange among several of our local artists and artists from France in preparation for a visit to Louisiana by a group from Meylan, France.
River Region Community Art Classes
October 21 – November 30
Don’t miss out on our 2nd session line-up of River Region
Community Art Classes beginning Oct 21. Developed in partnership with River Parishes Community College, the non-credit classes are held in 2 six-week sessions.
Fees are $75 RRAA members and $85 non-members.
Session II classes include:
“Beginning/Intermediate Oil Painting” Mondays 6-8 pm “Everyday Person to Amazing Author”– Mondays 6-8 pm “Basic Drawing Skills” – Tuesdays 6-8 pm
“Beginning Digital Photography” – Tuesdays 8-8 pm
“Drawing & Painting”(ages 10-14) – Saturdays 10 am-12
“Cutting Up with Kathy”- (adults) Saturdays 1-3 pm Registration forms at the Depot Gallery or online at riverregionartassociation.org.
RRAA Board Meeting at Depot Gallery
Tuesday, October 8 at 10 am
RRAA General Membership Meeting
Sunday, October 13 at 4 pm
Members are encouraged to bring a pot-luck finger food. Beverages and paper goods provided. 2014
Board nominations announced. Nominations accepted from the floor. To submit a business agenda item, contact JoAnn Eiswirth at least two days in advance.
Art Gumbo Market at Houmas House Plantation
Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The monthly market features arts & crafts by RRAA
members & complimentary food tasting from Houmas House. For a vendor application, contact Mary Demarest at
River Region Art Exhibition
Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales Branch
November 8 & 9 – Artwork due. November 10 – 21 – Exhibition held.
Nov. 21 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm – Closing reception held. This judged exhibition is open to all artists, adults and youth. Categories are Painting, Drawing, Photography
& Digital Art, and Three Dimensional. Adult entry fees are $10 or $25 for 3. Youth entry fees are $5 or $12 for
- 3. Cash awards in each catego Entry forms at the Depot Gallery or online at riverregionartassociation.org. For more information contact exhibit chair Betty Marks at 225-939-9917 or .
Open Wednesdays – Sundays 11 am – 5 pm
1008 W. Hwy 30 in Gonzales
On display are 275+ works of art representing 30 member artists. To display your artwork, contact Betty Marks, gallery chair, at 225-939-9917 or
Art Gallery at Houmas House Plantation Gift Shop
Open Daily 10 am – 5 pm
40136 Hwy. 942 (River Road) in Darrow
Artwork by member artists is displayed in the Gift Shop.
To display your artwork, contact Diane Tygier, gallery chair, at 225-257-4533 or
JoAnn Eiswirth, President