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Men Who Cook 2019

30 April 2019

One Night Only: Men Who Cook and Mix at River Oaks On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 6:30pm, we turn River Oaks over to a few good men - the men who have worked tirelessly often for months, perfecting their recipes, taste testing with ...

5th Annual Dirty South Cup Call

27 March 2019

River Oaks presents the  5th Annual Dirty South Cup Call It all started five years ago with an idea and a few good mugs. How much creativity could be sparked if artists were to focus on one central theme - cups in all their ...
Big events are coming!

Spring forward at River Oaks

01 March 2019

Spring forward at River Oaks - big events are coming! 19th Annual Men Who Cook & Men Who Mix   #MWCAM19 It is already time to recruit chefs for the Annual Men Who Cook and Men Who Mix at River Oaks Fundraiser - where culinary ...

River Oaks is turning 35 – and it will be epic!

08 January 2019

River Oaks is turning 35 – and it will be epic! In 1979, the Bolton Family donated their family home to the City of Alexandria in an agreement it would be used solely for the arts – and what an awesome journey it has ...
Porch Sale

Christmas time is always a joy here at River Oaks

27 November 2018

Christmas time is always a joy here at River Oaks The Annual Porch Sale is our official kickoff for the art shopping season, offering ceramics, paintings, mixed media, jewelry and much more from dozens of local and regional artists. We also featured sales and ...

River Oaks means ART – Locally, Regionally and Nationally

31 August 2018

River Oaks means ART – Locally, Regionally and Nationally For over 34 years, River Oaks has been a member of the local art scene, not just for Central Louisiana but the entire state. The Arts Center is quickly becoming the same caliber name on ...

Summer Arts Studio Session

03 August 2018

SUMMER ART STUDIO AT RIVER OAKS ARTS CENTER  #SAS18 Every year, during June and July, River Oaks Square Arts Center transforms into the ever popular Summer Art Studio, an intensive, multimedia visual arts camp for students ages 5-13.   In thirty five days, over 180 ...

Cups and Grub and Young Artists aplenty!

02 April 2018

Cups and Grub and Young Artists aplenty! Dirty South Cup Show and Competition arrives amid preparations for Summer Arts Studio, Men Who Cook   It's hard to believe that we're already talking about Summer Camp! But at River Oaks April cup shows bring June ...

Cups and Cooks Coming Right Up

23 February 2018

Cups and Cooks Coming Right Up    Currently we’re all about award-winning cups and cooks at River Oaks – because our nationally recognized Dirty South Cup Call and Exhibition is followed in short order by our almost equally renowned Men Who Cook and Men ...

Exhibitions as unique as the Mardi Gras itself

06 February 2018

Exhibitions as unique as the Mardi Gras itself   February is here already and with it comes Mardi Gras, Louisiana’s native treasures that is an experience like no other. So it makes sense that the exhibitions coming to River Oaks in the Month of  ...

Congratulations to the 2017 5x5x5 Winners

17 November 2017

2nd Annual 5x5x5 Awards Guest Juror: Linda T. Dautreuil Awards Reception: November 17, 2017   BEST IN SHOW - $300:    John DeHoog “Compact Study #1” Wood/Aluminum MERIT AWARD  - $100:  Johanna Brown “The Forest Floor” Wood/Paint/Miniatures MERIT AWARD  - $100:   Leslie Elliottsmith ...

5x5x5 and much more...

03 November 2017

5x5x5 Exhibition and so much more... It’s November and that means preparations are in high gear for the highly acclaimed 5x5x5 miniature show at River Oaks. On display starting on November 18 and running through the holidays until February 10, the miniature show is ...

A Fun, Festive, Gothic Fall Ahead at River Oaks

03 October 2017

   Fall is truly one of our favorite seasons here under the Oaks!  Aside from the cooler temperatures and opportunities to take a minute to admire the falling leaves, the artists and staff are in full preparation for the Annual Van Gogh Gala where ...
NEA Grant

River Oaks Receives NEA Grant

24 August 2017

River Oaks Square Arts Center Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant   Grant to support art exhibitions and workshops featuring contemporary visual art and fine crafts.   Alexandria, Louisiana— River Oaks Square Arts Center has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National ...

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