The Gathering: Art by Rebecca Henry
February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
The Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center is delighted to host an exhibit featuring art by Rebecca Henry. The exhibit will open with a preview reception on Thursday, Feb. 6th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 p.m. at the Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center. The museum is located at 315 North Main Street, Opelousas, LA. The exhibit runs through the end of March.
The exhibit is sponsored by the Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center, with support from the Celebrate Opelousas 300 Commission and CLECO.
Rebecca Henry, a native of St. Landry Parish, is the founder of Creole Heritage, Inc., Creole Heritage Folklife Center, Creole Quilters, Creole Cultural Summer Enrichment Program, Juneteenth Folklife Celebration, Sharecropper’s Day, and the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
Her inspiration has led to folk art creations such as homegrown gourds transformed into beautifully crafted ornaments and musical instruments, okra pods transformed into delightful little angels and Santas and paintings displaying folk art scenes reminiscent of renowned artist Clementine Hunter.