Pam Atchison http://redriverradio.org en ArtBreak celebrates 30 years of promoting arts education http://redriverradio.org/post/artbreak-celebrates-30-years-promoting-arts-education <p>A student art festival that began 30 years ago at the Municipal Auditorium as a political statement to support art education in Louisiana public schools is bigger than ever today. Organizers of ArtBreak held a press conference Monday to herald the seven-day festival that is expected to attract 50,000 families over one weekend.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:01:52 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42893 at http://redriverradio.org ArtBreak celebrates 30 years of promoting arts education Art critic series aims to raise profile of Shreveport-area artists http://redriverradio.org/post/art-critic-series-aims-raise-profile-shreveport-area-artists <p>The Shreveport Regional Arts Council has received a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to bring in a San Diego-based art critic to judge the works of local artists in an open exhibition. The art critic series is a two-year grant that will touch 300 visual artists.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:34:19 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 23529 at http://redriverradio.org Art critic series aims to raise profile of Shreveport-area artists