The next Baton Rouge Arts Market is set for 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 1, at Fifth and Main streets. The market takes place in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmers Market and the Main Street Market. The markets will move to the Galvez Parking Garage, 500 Main St., in inclement weather. For more information, call (225) 344-8558.



The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S., has scheduled several events in June:

  • 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Viewing & Doing Art for families with children ages 6-12. Sign-in begins at 10 a.m.
  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, First Sunday. Admission is free.
  • 11 a.m. Saturdays, Miss Trudy’s Traveling Trunk Show.
  • 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Doctor Spark, the Roving Explainer.
  • June Kids’ Lab schedule: 10:15 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays, June 8 and 22; 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays, June 9 and 23. Sign up by emailing
  • Through Sunday, Sept. 8, the exhibit, All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, Colonnade Gallery.
  • Through Sunday, July 14, the exhibit, Rhythm & Improvisation: John T. Scott & His Legacy.
  • In the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium: Through Sunday, June 30, We Are Aliens!,Life of Treesand The Little Prince;ongoing, Digital Universe; 7 p.m. Saturdays, Rock the Dome; and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon.

For more information, call (225) 344-5272.



The LSU Museum of Art in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., has scheduled several events in June:

  • Through Sunday, July 14, the exhibits, An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard and Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music.
  • Through Sunday, July 28, the exhibit, Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron.
  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Free First Sunday. Admission is free.
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Discover the Collection: Gallery Talk, featuring Edward Pramuk. Admission is free.
  • 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, Saturday Arts for Families: Collage.
  • 6 p.m. Thursday, June 13, Herman Jackson performance.
  • 5 p.m. Sunday, June 16, Films at the Manship: Let Fury Have the Hour, Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Tickets are $8.50, adults; and $6.50, students and seniors.

For more information, call (225) 389-7200.


At the Manship

The Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., has scheduled several programs for the summer:

  • At 10 a.m. every Wednesday in June, the theater is showing a classic kid’s movie for summer camps and the public. Each $5 ticket includes a snack pack made up of popcorn, a sweet snack, and juice or water. The movies are: June 5, Fievel Goes West; June 12, Happy Feet 2; June 19, Spacejam; and June 26, Rock-A-Doodle.
  • Monday, July 15, through Saturday, July 27, Annie Jr. Musical Production Camp for ages 6-13. The camp is full to capacity. To be added to a waiting list, email
  • 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 10-14, Happy Movers camp. Explore yoga, dance, theater and the visual arts. The cost is $175, and preregistration is required.
  • 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 3-28. WordCrew spoken word poetry and performance workshops for ages 13-19. The cost is $100. For more information, email
  • 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, June 21, Digital Photography with C.C. Lockwood — Exploring the world of nature. The cost is $40, adults; $30, students.
  • 8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, Taj Mahal in concert.
  • 7 p.m. Sunday, June 30, Josh Ritter in concert with special guests, The Milk Carton Kids.
  • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, Wilson Phillips in concert.

To register, for tickets or more information, call (225) 344-0334 or visit the website.


Gomez nominated

Raul Gómez has been nominated for the Conductors Guild’s 2013 Thelma A. Robinson Scholarship Award. This distinguished award and $1,250 prize is given biennially to a United States citizen who has participated in at least one Conductors Guild Conductor Training Workshop. The award is sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs, endowed by the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs and named in honor of Thelma A. Robinson, the federation’s past president.

Gómez was appointed assistant conductor of Louisiana Sinfonietta and Sinfonietta Belo Horizonte in Brazil in 2012. He has appeared as guest conductor with Nicholls State University Orchestra, LSU Symphony Orchestra, Miami Chamber Orchestra, the Youth Orchestra of Panama, the Contemporary String Ensemble in New Orleans and the Premier Orchestral Institute in Madison, Miss. In June 2011, Gomez started work as artistic director of Kids’ Orchestra, a year round program designed to foster social change and nurture promising futures for youth in Baton Rouge. He completed graduate degrees at LSU.


BIG WORLD at Manship

A reception is set for 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, June 6, for the exhibit, BIG WORLD, featuring David Carlysle Humphreys’ collaged photographs at the Gallery at The Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The show runs through Monday, June 17. Patrons worldwide have collected Humphreys’ fine art, and he has won numerous awards, including the Photo District News/Nikon Award, The Communications Arts Award and The Pete Goldsby Award for his contribution to the art of photography and his community. The show is presented by Ann Connelly Fine Art. For more information, call (225) 927-7676.


At Beauregard Gallery

Work by artists Lin Bumgardner, Sally Conklin, Nancy Jean Tuten and Joseph “JoJo” Jilbert of Sally’s Circa and Artists Inside Circa 1857 is on exhibit at Beauregard Gallery and Bistro, 715 Europe St. The show is an inner perspective of the heart and influences of the supernatural as it manifests itself in artwork. For more information, call (225) 383-1032.

In Covington

Registration is open for the class, “Introduction to Portrait Sculpting” with Robert Maxwell, set for 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, June 8, 15, 22 and 29, at the St. Tammany Art Association Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. The fee is $70 plus a $25 supply fee. To register or for more information, call (985) 892-8650, email or visit the website.


At the Hilliard

The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, has scheduled two events this week:

  • Saturday, June 1, the exhibit, The New Art of the Loom: International Contemporary Tapestries opens.
  • 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, artist lecture featuring Dirk Holger.

Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 9 a.m.-noon Fridays; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

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


At AcA

Registration is open for the Acadiana Center for the Art’s Creativity @ the Center summer arts camps for ages 6-18 at the center, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. The schedule includes Drawing, Painting, Careers in Creativity, Passport to the Arts and The Music in You camps. For a full schedule, requirements and more information, call (337) 233-7060 or visit the website.


At the Grand Opera House

Tickets are on sale for the Pandemonium Theatre Group’s production of The Little Mermaid, set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 7-8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at the Grand Opera House of the South, 505 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley. For tickets or more information, call (337) 785-0440 or visit the website.


Guidry’s work featured

Lafayette artist Amy Guidry’s work is being featured in the exhibit, Peaceable Kingdom: Animals, Real and Imagined, at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, Calif.; and will be included in Penetrating the American Psyche, which opens Friday, Sept. 6, at Metrospace in East Lansing, Mich. Her work also was included in the show, 1000 Words, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette.


At Walter Anderson

Registration is open for the Walter Anderson Museum of Art Summer Art Camp 2013. Local visiting artists will plan activities and work directly with the campers. Full Day Camp, for campers 6-11 years old will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. beginning Monday, June 3, through Friday, June 28; Kindercamp, for campers 3-5 years, from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday, July 8, through Friday, July 19. Prices are reduced for museum members, discounts are available for additional weeks or multiple children. To register or for more information, call (228) 872-3164.


At Ohr-O’Keefe

The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss., is featuring several exhibits through Friday, May 31: Dusti Bongé: Revisiting the Legacy; Lydia Thompson: Roots, Connections and Pathways; and Terry Tjader: Ingrained in Wood. Also, the museum is showing the ongoing exhibit, George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections: pottery by the “Mad Potter of Biloxi.” For more information, call (228) 374-5547.


At the WWII museum

The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St. New Orleans, has scheduled several events this week:

  • 1 p.m. Monday, May 27, Presentation — “From Their Fathers: Children of POWs Share Stories and Artifacts.” For more information, call (504) 528-1944, ext. 229.
  • 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, May 29, White Glove Wednesdays. For more information, call (504) 528-1944, ext. 288.
  • 11:45 a.m. buffet seating, Wednesday, May 29, The Victory Belles “A Salute to Our Heroes.” For tickets, call (504) 528-1943 or visit
  • 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, Pub Quiz. For reservations or more information, call (504) 528-1940.
  • 6 p.m. dinner seating, 8 p.m. show only, Friday and Saturday, May 31-June 1; 11 a.m. lunch seating Sunday, June 2, “Jump, Jive & Wail: The Music of Louis Prima.” For tickets, call (504) 528-1943 or visit

At Newcomb Gallery

The exhibit, Endless Line + Self Portrait by Pat Steir runs through Sunday, June 16, at the Newcomb Art Gallery on the Tulane University campus in New Orleans. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.



Registration is open for Summer Art Camp at the New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. For a schedule of camps, prices, requirements or more information, call (504) 658-4128 or visit the website.


At the Ogden museum

The deadline is Wednesday, June 26, for entries to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Louisiana Contemporary exhibit. The juror is Franklin Sirmans, the curator of contemporary art for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and artistic director of Prospect.3 New Orleans. The show will open during Whitney White Linen Night on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the museum, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. It will run through Sunday, Sept. 22. Also, registration is open for Summer Camps @ the O. For a list of camps, requirements and fees, call (504) 539-9608 or email To submit an entry to Louisiana Contemporary, visit the website.


At Callan Contemporary

The exhibit, Creeper Lagoon by John Folsom, will open with a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. The show will run through Saturday, July 27. In this exhibit, Folsom examines the landscape of the southern swamp as a quiet space of meditative solitude. For more information, call (504) 525-0518.


Juleps in June

Tickets are on sale for the Pirates Alley Faulkner Society’s Juleps in June on Friday, June 7, at 21 Nassau Drive, Metairie. The patrons party begins at 7 p.m., followed by the garden party at 8 p.m. Juleps in June will honor literary and visual artists Josephine Sacabo and Dalt Wonk. Tickets are $150 for patrons and $75 for young professionals age 40 and younger. For tickets or more information, call (504) 524-2940 or email

At Jonathan Ferrara

The group show, Philadelphia, curated by Jonathan Ferrara, will open Wednesday, May 29, at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400a Julia St., New Orleans. The show will feature artwork by Kim Alsbrooks, Drew Leshko, Alex Lukas, Erin Murray and Brian Richmond. An artists’ reception is set for 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, June 1, and the show will run through Sunday, July 27.

For more information, call (504) 522-5471 or email