To expand upon River Oaks' educational mission, the Center also features high caliber demonstrations, lectures, and workshops. Considered an educational extension to the featured artist's exhibition, the Center has showcased Internationally and Nationally renowned artists through these ongoing series'. 



Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Please call the Art Center 318.473.2760 to register.


Rebecca Lowery Ceramics Workshop

Every Day Magic: Sharing joy with clay.

August 25 & 26 - 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Skill Level : Beginner-Intermediate (Basic knowledge of throwing)
Cost: $95 per student (Two-day Workshop) Limited enrollment- Must pre-register

In this workshop, participants will explore functional pottery that pushes the boundaries of simply being functional.  Questions of what brings joy to a user and creator and what brings the two together in a shared experience when a functional item is being used will be examined.  Day ONE will be spent with a slide presentation along with throwing demonstrations.  Day Two will be focused on altering pieces with a discussion on surface finishing

Dusty Reed Workshop

GAEDA Educational Series

Mixed Media Wall Sculpture Workshop

Instructor: Dusty Reed

When: 2/11 & 12 

Time: 10:30 AM- 4:00 PM

Level: Beginner - Advanced

Cost: $50 per student ( Limited space)

*Mask Required 

Learn the mixed-media process of artist Dusty Reed. The workshop will begin by introducing students to compositional assemblage and found object connections that will lead to the creation of an original piece of art. Discussions will continue throughout the two-day workshop reinforcing the process and concepts. All objects and supplies needed to create a complete piece will be provided by the artist. 




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