The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will host a reception June 5 at 6 p.m. for three summer exhibitions.

The reception is free and open to the public.

“Her Self: Works by Kathy Sosa” opened April 25 and will remain on display until Aug. 29.

Sosa is a San Antonio-based artist whose work is inspired by Mexican folklore and Guatemalan culture.

“Environmental Impact,” a show of works exploring such issues as land development, fire, drought and climate change, opened Saturday and will remain on display through Aug. 8.

An exhibition of pieces by the UL-Lafayette College of Art faculty will be on display June 6 through Dec. 12.

The museum, at 710 East St. Mary Blvd. on the UL-Lafayette campus, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit or call (337) 482-2278.

Video production camp

AOC Community Media in downtown Lafayette will host a four-day video production summer camp from July 20 through July 23 for students ages 12 to 17.

The fee is $100 per student.

Students will learn digital media production techniques, and each camper will produce a short documentary style film about their life.

For more information or to register, visit

Genealogy workshop

The Lafayette Genealogical Society will offer a Genealogy 101 workshop on June 6 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lafayette South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

The group will host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 18 at the library. The guest speaker will John Francois, a Louisiana author of historical novels and short stories.

For more information, visit

Mid-week farmers market

Wednesday markets will return for the summer at the Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm on Johnston Street.

The Wednesday market will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting this week and continuing through July 29.

The mid-week markets will relocate to Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette on Aug. 5 and continue at that location through November.

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