Events


Annual Porch Sale

02 December 2017 To 02 December 2017

CALLING ALL VISUAL ARTISTS AND FINE CRAFTSMEN

 The Annual Porch Sale is located in the historic Bolton Home which also houses the Center’s Gallery Gift Shop. The Annual Porch Sale is held on a major shopping weekend so guests have the opportunity to purchase unique, original works of art just in time for the gift giving season.  Works may range from pottery, paintings, sculpture, fiber arts, mobiles, jewelry, photographs, mixed media etc.  Every year the Sale expands to feature new artists from across the state.  River Oaks is also home to a sales gallery which features exclusive works by the Louisiana Crafts Guild. Numerous artists are on-site during the event with sales tables and demonstration features.  

The Annual Porch Sale Shopping Event on Saturday, December 2nd from 9am - 3pm in the Bolton Home & Studio Annex Building featuring Original works of art just in time for the gift giving season!

The popular event features Sales & Select Demos by artists including Kayla Terrell, Inga Woods, Leah Morace, Carole Steele, JoAnne Thompson, Marilyn Wellan, Judy Ginsburg, Randy Deaton, Laura Gates, Frances Johanson, Mary Orillion, David Crain, Margie Tate, Denise Lott, Cyndi Menton. Carroll Gautreaux, Janet Ahrens, Barry Owen, Rhonda Reap Curiel, Dani Meyers Martin Welch and many more!!

Two Seasonal Workshop with New Orleans Artist - Martin Welch will be offered during the porch sale. Students will work on slate ornaments during session one and Mardi Gras door hanging jesters for session two:

“Santa Hats & Holly Berries” Ornament Painting 10:30 - 11:45 am

“Mardi Gras Mambo” Jester Painting Workshop 1:30 - 3:00 pm

$50 per person/per class - Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate


**River Oaks Square Arts Center invites all visual artists and fine craftsmen residing and/or working in Louisiana to submit works of art for our Annual Porch Sale. (Artists not currently juried into the Art Center must undergo an abbreviated panel process)
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Linda T. Dautreuil Mixed Media Workshop

15 November 2017 To 16 November 2017

“Bewitched – From Storyline to Paint & Spaces in Between”

Linda T. Dautreuil Mixed Media Workshop
“Bewitched – From Storyline to Paint & Spaces in Between”
November 15 & 16 – 10:30 am – 4:00pm - $85
Skill Level Beginner to Advanced
When we tell stories, we engage in a process and painting is also a process.  Linda Dautreuil often references folk narratives in her art without illustrating the story.  Her interest lies in the non-linear story line that creates meaning in the visual context.
 
  Participants will work with 8x10 drawing paper for sketches and 16x20 canvas using acrylics, pencils, and charcoals with other mixed media.  Each participant will receive a synopsis of The Witch of Maurepas Swamp.
Sponsored in part by G.A.E.D.A and a grant from the N.E.A
 

2017 Exhibit Schedule

01 January 2017 To 31 December 2017

 

MEN WHO COOK & MEN WHO MIX

19 May 2018 To 19 May 2018

Men Who Cook & Men Who Mix (#MWCAM) is one of RiverOaks’ largest annual fundriasers.This event invites local food enthusiasts, chefs and guys who simply love to cook to prepare their favorite food or drink recipes for taste testing.

The event draws a crowd of well over 500 people each year. Dubbed as a ‘community favorite,’ MWCAM is a ton of fun for all involved..... from the chefs to its' organizers. If you want to showcase your culinary expertise or if you want a plethora of taste testing options, attend this annual event - always held on the third Saturday in May! (In our best Justin Wilson voice) ‘We guarantee’ you won’t leave hungry!!



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