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Past Exhibitions

Highlights from the Tom Peyton Memorial Competition

This exhibition highlights works from the past 50 years of the Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival Exhibit. All works in this exhibition are on loan from the First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, where the Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival has been held throughout its history. Many of the artists in this exhibition have been exhibited at AMoA in previous years, with a number of the artists in our permanent collection as well.

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Faculty & Friends: Reminiscing

In its forty year history, the Alexandria Museum of Art has been associated with multiple talented artists in a variety of ways. Faculty & Friends: Reminiscing features thirteen artists who have had a strong connection with the museum at various times in its history.  These artists served the museum as employees, board members, LSUA professors, and volunteers and have played a key role in the success of the museum, no matter their position.      

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Beyond Mammy, Jezebel, & Sapphire: Reclaiming Images of Black Women

Delta Doo, Alison Saar, 2002

monoprint/woodcut & chine colle, 33 7/8 x 24 3/8"

Photo courtesy of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation


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Changing Landscapes: Jan Beauboeuf Along the Solomon Northup Trail

Changing Landscapes: Photographs Along the Solomon Northup Trail by Jan Beauboeuf, documents the current landscape of sites chronicled in Solomon Northup’s Twelve Years a SlaveChanging Landscapes features stunning landscape photography by Avoyelles parish artist Jan Beauboeuf along the Solomon Northup trail.  The trail traces the path of kidnapped free man of color, Solomon Northup, who lived as a slave in Central Louisiana until his rescue and return to S

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Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865

Exibition Opening Friday, June 3rd 6-8 PM

Free and Open to the Public


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29th September Competition

The 29th September Competition is an annual juried exhibition highlighting the work of contemporary artists in all media and styles created within the past two years.  47 artworks selected from over 300 international submissions are included in the exhibition and featured in a full-color print catalog.  This year, the 45 selected artists represent 2 countries, 18 states, and 40 cities.

Juror-designated awards are presented to artists selected from the exhibited works.

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