Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild announces community activities, workshops, and more for 2023-2024

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The Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild has announced an exciting array of events coming to the community through the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024!

“We have really been pushing for the last year or so to bring events back to Houma. Business had been slow and people were unhappy, and we wanted to change that,” said Janice McBride, Art Gallery Director at the Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild. “But now, everyday we see more and more people visiting our gallery and looking for art, looking for creative experiences, and having a great time. It is so important for our community to have access to artistic events like this– especially in South Louisiana, people are constantly involved in art and don’t even realize it. Our whole culture is artistic! We are so excited to bring these events to the families, kids, and individuals in our parish.”

Read below for the following list of upcoming activities the Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild will be offering:

  • Annual Christmas Show & Sale Kick-Off: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 2:00 p.m: Come out and enjoy light refreshments with local artists while browsing original art for sale.
  • Christmas Ornament Workshop: Thursday, November 30, 2023 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m: Ms. Geri Dugas will be demonstrating how to create beautiful Christmas ornaments using alcohol ink. Member fee to participate is $25. Call Dugas at (985) 438-1954 for more details.
  • Van Gogh in the Park: Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m: “Van Gogh in the Park” is a no-experience necessary, guided painting experience. Location will be Courthouse Square in Downtown Houma. Cost is $20, with all supplies included. Just meet up and paint! Visit the art gallery at 630 Belanger Street to sign up.
  • Free Art Classes for Children: Every Saturday in January will offer free art classes for children! More information to come.
  • Student Art Show: February 24, 2024-March 2, 2024: Let your young artists know that they need to get their masterpieces ready! More information to come.
  • Annual Spring Art Show: April 8, 2024-April 28, 2024: Start working on your OWN masterpiece for the annual art show! More information to come.
  • Painting the Poetic Landscape: April 12, 13, and 14, 2024: Come out for this three day oil and pastel workshop with Barbara Jaenicke, titled “Painting the Poetic Landscape.” Cost for all three days is $435 for members, $485 for non-members. Call Dawn for more information at (985) 859-340

To stay up-to-date on what the Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild will be offering the community in the coming months, please visit their Facebook page.