LSEM is home to 22 dioramas such as these.
Together, the dioramas exhibit the agriculture, industry, and natural resources of 1940s Louisiana.
LOUISIANA STATE EXHIBIT MUSEUM TO PRESENT TANYA FERMIN DISCHLER ART IN NATURE EXHIBITIONThe Friends of LSEM, Inc. announce the opening of an extraordinary exhibit of Art in Nature from South Louisiana artist Tanya Fermin Dischler. The artist uses acrylics on canvas to depict animals, birds, fish, frogs, and the flora and fauna of South Louisiana and anything else that imposes itself on her imagination. The display will open for Glitz and Grits on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Glitz and Grits is the biennial fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of LSEM to support the museum’s educational programming and exhibits. The museum will host Chef John Folse, who will provide a cooking demonstration of Cajun Shrimp and Grits, as well as cater the entire event. Also on the program for September 16 will be potter Bruce Odell, who will demonstrate the art of Raku firing. Both artists will have works for sale during the event, and Dischler’s exhibit will continue in the West Wing Gallery through October 13, 2017. There will be music by Joey V and the Vindicators, open bar and valet parking, along with a silent auction of more than 200 items.Tickets for the event are $175/person and will be available by calling the museum at 318-632-2020. Event Presenter for Glitz and Grits is Willis Knighton Health System. Sponsors include Dr. & Mrs. Ragan Green, Jr., William Davis Green Foundation, and Attaway Foundation. ... See MoreSee Less
The Friends of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum added 17 new photos — at Louisiana State Exhibit Building. ... See MoreSee Less
The Friends of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less
The Friends of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum added 13 new photos — at Louisiana State Exhibit Building. ... See MoreSee Less
Dear Friends,Tuesday, May 2nd is Give for Good. The Friends of Louisiana State Exhibit Museum provide all funding for museum exhibits and educational programs. We need your support! Please go online to https://www.giveforgoodnla.org/FLSEM to donate. Your donations are greatly appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less
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