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Various LocationsRuston, LA 71270(318) 255-2031

Here you will find a listing of local art shows and exhibits:

The Legacy Show: Celebrating the Photography of Artist Ross Lynn
October 11th - 31st
The Mainstreet Exchange - 122 S. Trenton St, Ruston, LA 71270
In honor of their 5th year of work at the Ross Lynn Foundation, 23 images have been chosen out of the wealth of Ross' photography to be shown during their inaugural Legacy Show. The RLCF Legacy Show will be on display at Main Street Exchange from October 7th through October 31st.

Tablet to Tablet: History of the Written Word
September 13-November 1
Lincoln Parish Library - 910 North Trenton St, Ruston, LA 71270
Tablet to Tablet is a traveling exhibit that is making a pit stop here in Ruston, LA at our very own Lincoln Parish Library! The evolution of books from clay tablets to digital tablets is an enthralling story, and with the help of this exhibit, all members of the community will be able to go on a journey that shows how various cultures have contributed and influenced the world around us through different mediums of the written word. This exhibit is destined to spark conversation about how all books have impacted and will continue to impact our lives and personal experiences. Tablet to Tablet is located in the lobby of the Lincoln Parish Library, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free experience that the exhibit provides!  

Memory and Desire: A Personal Exploration of Art, Past and Present
October 1-November 7
F.J. Taylor Visual Arts Center - Mayfield Ave, Ruston, LA 71272
Artist David Hutson creates neon art, with a specialization in theater production. His artwork is exhibited nationally and he is a consultant for internationally renowned theatrical productions. Hutson lectures extensively about his collection of restored vintage neon signs and serves on numerous historic preservation commissions with a focus on the care and maintenance of objects related to Historic Route 66. Hutson lives in St. Louis, Missouri and owns Neon Times in St. Charles, Missouri where he creates his own work and restores neon signs.
This exhibition illuminates spectacle, lays out the precise combination of decoration and messaging, and highlights Hutson’s exploration of his sculptural practice using a material that moves like luminous, science-fantasy."

Tripping Over Cypress
October 15-November 14 
FJ Taylor Visual Arts Center - Mayfield Ave, Ruston, LA 71272
Cliff Tresner, current Art Program Coordinator for the University of Louisiana Monroe, is known for his increible woodworking sculpture abilities. This exhibition provides its' viewers with an array of three dimensional sculptures that are sure to enthrall all that come through the gallery! Make sure to attend the Opening Reception & Artist Talk on the opening day of the exhibit, October 15. 

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