Hammond Art Guild Annual Exhibition

Opening reception: Friday, April 6

Join us in celebrating Spring and the outstanding work of the Hammond Art Guild. Vote on your favorite work for the "People's Choice Award." Participate in a raffle for $1 a chance. Enjoy live music, wine, and refreshments, featuring the best, local strawberries of the season.

Special thanks to this year's judge Jeff Mickey, Professor of Sculpture, Southeastern Louisiana University. This exhibition is free and open to the public. The award recipients of this year's exhibition will present an Art Talk + Tour presentation on their award-winning works on Wednesday, April 11 from 5-6 p.m.

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Coming in May: Josephine Sacabo

Opening reception: Friday, May 11

Organized by and from the collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art, this exhibition is the largest presentation to date of works from Josephine Sacabo’s Salutations series. In Salutations, Josephine Sacabo combines collaged and distorted photographic images with a wet collodion on metal process that dates back to the 19th century to create a world that is barely recognizable as such, hovering like a memory or a dream in the space between the concrete and the ineffable. Sacabo will give a presentation on her photography on display in the exhibition at 6 p.m. during the opening reception.

 

Josephine Sacabo’s work has long challenged assumptions about the documentary nature of photography. In this new body of work, this challenge takes center stage. It pushes the boundaries of photography in serious, intellectual ways while at the same time providing a powerful emotional experience.”

- Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photographs

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MISSION

The Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) supports, promotes, and coordinates visual, performing, and literary arts in Tangipahoa Parish and surrounding parishes. Our primary mission is to enrich lives through quality arts education, develop an appreciation of the arts within individuals, and introduce the public to professional exhibitions, performances and literature.

The Hammond Regional Arts Center is supported in part by a Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.



Our sincere gratitude goes out to our many supporters! Special thanks to those who have shown support of our efforts to promote the arts.

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