When:
June 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2017-06-07T17:00:00-05:00
2017-06-07T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
artspace
708 Texas Street Shreveport
LA 71101
Cost:
Free
Contact:
DDA. Liz or E.D.
3182227403

The June Artwalk returns to the 600 & 700 blocks of Texas and Travis, home of Artspace Shreveport, Lofts at 624, Marlene Yu Museum, Southern University Museum of Art-Shreveport (SUMAS), Robinson Film Center, Tipitina’s Co-op and a variety of businesses and restaurants!

Our FREE artwalk will put you up close and personal with artists who paint, sculpt, create jewelry and wood-working, photography and more. See what they do and learn how they do it. In addition, Liz will do a History in 5 talk about the old Sears building and the AIA Louisiana– Shreveport chapter wll host another Sketch the City event that will allow you to try your hand at sketching. It’s fun, it’s educational…and you MIGHT be surprised at your talent!

Enjoy food from Parish Taceaux, Rhino Coffee, Abby Singer’s BistroCrystal Stairs and 4 J’s Java & More as you walk, discover, and yes, buy great art! This event is appropriate for all ages.

On street parking is free after 5 pm, and the large lot across from First United Methodist Church will be open and free, as well.

  1. Marlene Yu Museum – 710 Travis
    • Susan Duke-Posey “Ephemeral Earth” Closing Reception
  2. SUSLA Museum of Art – 610 Texas St
    “Unshuttered, Uncovered”: Northwest Louisiana’s Black Photographic Legacy
    • Music by Zach Mason (@618 Texas) 
  3. Lofts at 624 – 624 Texas St
    Baygent Baker
    Lily Thompson
    • Mitzi Edwards
    Mike and Mark Mangham with Twin Blends Photography LLC
    Kathryn Gaiennie Fine Photography
    • 6:20 pm – History in 5 with Liz Swaine
    • 6:30 pm – AIA Shreveport Shreveport Sketch The City with Mischa Farrell Architect, LLC 
  4. Tipitina’s Music Office Co-Op Shreveport – 700 Texas St
    Painter/Artist Karen T. La Beau
    Sunshine Wilder
    Tracy McComic (WIRED & SASSY, LLC – Artisan Jewelry)
    • Music by Tom Barnes 
  5. Artspace Shreveport – 710 Texas St
    • “Wednesdays Stories of the Strings” event with All Y’all hosts: Christopher L. Jay & Sara Hebert ($5.00 entry)
    • mainspace: “James Burton: Master of the Telecaster” exhibit
    • coolspace: “Guitar Heroes” exhibit 
  6. 4 J’s Java & More – 605 Texas St
    Paige Powell Comer
    Robert E Trudeau 
  7. Crystal Stairs – 700 Texas St
    Marilyn Couch

But wait! There’s more! Abby Singer’s Bistro at Robinson Film Center is extending their happy hour for drinks and appetizers to 8 pm, just for Artwalk! It would also be the perfect time for you to get your tickets to the World Oceans Day: A Plastic Ocean special screening on Thursday!