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Fire & Water Celebration - Le Feu et l'Eau, Arnaudville

7 p.m.-10 p.m., Friday -- Arnaudville Potluck

Help celebrate the opening of Le Feu et l'Eau .

Admission cost is a dish for the communal table. Music by the Potluck Band.


10 a.m.-5 pm, Saturday - Day of FIRE

Join LAMA as they bang and burn. The day culminates with public auction

of hand wrought items including garden water sculpture raffle.


10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday - Day of WATER

The Healing Elements Collective joins forces with Diego Martin Perez

to create a collaboration of visual and performing artists and musicians.


On both days there will be curated artists and crafters demonstrating, workshops and activities, food, fun and more.  For information on booth rental email: .

What: Louisiana Cultural District En Plein Air
Who: Artists and non-artists of all ages
When: Sunday April 23rd, anytime
Where: Wherever artists find a spot outside to paint, draw, sketch
Why: To create and celebrate the arts, outside!
Cost: Nothing

Artists of all ages are invited to bring their easels, drawing pads, pencils, paint and/or stretchers for a day of plein air painting in all of the 83 Louisiana Cultural Districts, or anywhere.

Artists are encouraged to leave the four walls of their studios and homes behind; to wear a fabulous straw hat; to go out and paint in daylight with its changing, ephemeral qualities; in unity with others to create and celebrate art.

En Plein Air participants are asked to:
• Sign up by Joining the event here
• Wear your most fabulous straw hat
• Photograph the location, process, yourself and each other, and the completed art
• Share the photographs here

So grab a fabulous hat and some paint and head outside on April 23 to paint, sketch and draw whatever you like – then create some art and share a photo of your picture, or you in your hat at work!

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