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Meadows Museum

10:01am

Thu October 23, 2014
Arts

Cirque de Shreve benefit honors Shreveport's circus ties

Attendees of a benefit for the Meadows Museum in Shreveport will see a historical display of artifacts connected to the Mighty Haag Circus.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Plans for a Shreveport museum’s fundraiser will rekindle a rich part of the city’s history: the Mighty Haag Circus.

The Algur Meadows Museum of Art benefit is called 

Cirque de Shreve. The affair will be held on the grounds of the winter home of a circus that traveled the countryside in the U.S. and Canada for 40 years ending its run in 1938.

Benefit co-organizer Sherry Kerr’s landmark home, Pine Wold Manor, sits on the property that once belonged to circus owner, banker and real estate mogul Ernest Haag.

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10:32am

Fri September 12, 2014
Arts

Monroe artist creates quirky illustrations depicting Beatles' tunes

"All I've Got To Do," is one of 14 illustrations created by Enoch Doyle Jeter in 2013.
Credit Enoch Doyle Jeter

Centenary College’s Meadows Museum of Art will open a Beatles exhibition Saturday featuring illustrations by Enoch Doyle Jeter.

Jeter is artist-in-residence at the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s School of Visual and Performing Arts.

The 14 prints interpret every song on the “With the Beatles” album. They’re featured in the new John Lennon biography “She Loves You.” Jeter says he was given a lot of latitude by the author, Jude Southerland Kessler.

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9:20am

Tue August 26, 2014
Local

Centenary College students create art inspired by Paris sites

Centenary freshman Rebekah Frazier of Minden, La., hangs fleur de lis stained glass works from designs the students found in Paris.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The fall term got underway Monday at Centenary College. But first-year students have been involved in college life for several weeks.

They just finished hanging an exhibition at Centenary’s Meadows Museum featuring artwork they created when they spent 10 days in Paris earlier this month.

About 130 students took part in the inaugural "Centenary in Paris" program, which offers all freshmen a trip to France as a gateway to their college coursework.

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7:35am

Thu April 10, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for April 10, 2014

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain recently paid visit to the Meadows Museum at Centenary and was inspired to write by the Jean Despujols exhibit currently on display.

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9:55am

Thu November 8, 2012
Arts

La. 'History of Art' tour stops in Shreveport

Creole in a Red Headdress, Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans, circa 1840
Credit Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Supporters of the arts will convene tonight in Shreveport to recognize the publication of a book that documents Louisiana’s contribution to art, since Colonial times. The book, “A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana,” features 276 entries on Louisiana artists and hundreds of images.

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