Join – Support
Membership to River Region Art Association is open to all artists and art advocates and includes many benefits. Annual dues are $40 for individuals and $20 for each additional family member. Student membership is $20.
Share your Talents
River Region Art Association provides many opportunities for its members to show and sell their art to the public. Art is displayed year-round at the River Region Art Depot Gallery and at the Art Gallery at Houmas House Plantation. In addition, the association coordinates a monthly Art Gumbo Market at the historical Houmas House Plantation and hosts numerous exhibitions in various locations around its community.
Network with Friends
River Region Art Association’s membership is composed of approximately 100 artists and arts advocates who enjoy working, creating, and learning together. Membership meetings are held monthly and include a pot-luck social and art demonstrations/presentations or business meetings.
Inspire a Future
River Region Art Association serves the youth of our community through many programs. Each year, the association hosts the River Region Student Art Exhibition and Reception which showcases and rewards the talent of youth, ages 6-17. The very popular River Region Summer Art Camp is held in four weekly sessions for hundreds of students each year and is taught by experienced artist/teachers. In addition, member artists provide free hands-on art activities during community festivals several times a year.
Enrich our Community
River Region Art Association hosts the Awesome Art on the Bayou Festival in the fall at Jambalaya Park and City Hall in Gonzales. Activities include a judged art show, arts & crafts booths, children’s art village, and entertainment by youth and adult performers. Free to the public, the festival has grown to reach an audience of over 4,000.
- Make Friends with Like Minds
- Serve the Community through the Arts
- Exhibit and Sell Your Art
- Discounts on Exhibits and Class Fees
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