The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is holding a Human Library event in April as part of the Arts Council’s Ebb and Flow Festival, and again in May at the Main Library on Goodwood. The Human Library is a program in which readers can check out Living Books – people who share the story of their lives, in a fascinating and thought-provoking one-on-one conversation. The program will expand understanding, present different perspectives, and challenge stereotypes through dialogue.
We are now accepting applications for Living Books. If you are part of a group which is frequently misunderstood or marginalized, or if you have a unique life perspective, you may be an excellent candidate! Please fill out the online application for an opportunity to make your voice heard.
For more information, contact Ned Denby at 225-231-3750.
Southern Prize will award one Louisiana visual artist a State Fellowship worth $5,000. The recipient of that award will then compete with the artists chosen from each of the other states within the South Arts region. The winner of that regional competition will win the Southern Prize and will also receive a $25,000 cash award. One finalist will receive a $10,000 cash award. In addition, the Southern Prize winner receives a two-week residency at The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences. The deadline to apply is March 1.
Email Firehouse Gallery curator, Kelsey Livingston, for inquiries at email@example.com.
*Show dates: March 3-31, 2017 - Deadline to entry is January 6, 2016
Showcase and extended exhibition local artists!
Internationally-trained theatre director Jeanette Plourde will be working with a multi-disciplinary company of performers, musicians, artists, and ordinary folks to create a vital new work for the Ebb & Flow Festival. If you are interested, please join Jeanette for a 70-minute workshop to experience her process and learn more about the event.
We are currently collecting handmade items for a yarn bombing project that will take place during the Ebb and Flow Festival, a new program of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. The project aims to raise visibility for the Diversity House, and all items will be donated to the Diversity House after the festival.
West Baton Rouge Parish Library seeks an Art Education Teacher to instruct youth attending summer camps in West Baton Rouge during the weeks of June 5 - 9, June 19 - 23, and July 10 - 14, 2017.