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Sergeant Willie Bader, a WWII veteran from Tangipahoa Parish enjoys the exhibit at Hammond Regional Arts Center.

Hammond Regional Arts Center hosts exhibits honoring Louisiana’s veterans

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

The Hammond Regional Arts Center opened WWII exhibits on May 6 titled “The Pelican State Goes to War” and “ The Service: A Salute to the U.S Military.”  These exhibits showcase the efforts of...

The Wild & Free exhibition features work from female artists April Hammock, Denise Hopkins and Kimberly Meadowlark. Opening night of the exhibition occurred on April 16, and the display will remain in the HRAC until May 21.

Take a breather and see ‘Wild & Free’ at the HRAC

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter April 29, 2021

The Hammond Regional Arts Center is currently hosting the Wild & Free Exhibition until May 21, featuring three Louisiana-based artists.  HRAC’s online preview for this exhibition stated that...

Beyond the Proscenium features set designs, costumes, and more from local and regional designers and theatres, including works from the university theatre department.

‘Beyond the Proscenium’ exhibition shines spotlight on theatrical design

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts is home to many of Downtown Hammond’s most crowd-gathering stage performances. This led their neighbor, the Hammond Regional Arts Center, to pose the question:...

Barbra Tardo’s artwork sits on display at the Hammond Regional Arts Center. A New Orleans native, Tardo was a fixture in the university’s Visual Arts department for decades.

Hammond Regional Arts Center features former professor Barbara Tardo’s artwork

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

From Oct. 16 to Nov. 11, the Hammond Regional Arts Center will be displaying Barbara Tardo’s artwork in an exhibition titled “Sand Reliefs & Other Works.”  Tardo, a former instructor of Visual...

The Hammond Regional Arts Center has instituted several projects to keep people creative at home, including #ChalktheWalkTangi. Locals can submit photo chalk art to HRAC to be featured on their social media.

HRAC takes initiative with new online projects

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter May 7, 2020

With a pandemic that has caused several businesses to close their doors, many people have been deprived of their chance to enjoy the arts. Businesses might be closed, but that has not stopped the Hammond...

Two art teachers of Tangipahoa Parish view a three dimensional sculpture at the annual Young Artist Exhibition. The artwork will be on display until March 27.

Young artist opening exhibition brings hundreds of guests

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 7, 2020

The Hammond Regional Arts Center experienced one of their most attended opening exhibitions as people gathered to see the work of local young artists. As part of an annual tradition for National Youth...

A young artist from last years exhibition presents his artwork on the opening night.  This years opening night for the Young Artist Exhibition will take place on March 6 from 5-8 p.m.

Young artist showcase

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 3, 2020

In celebration of National Youth Art Month, art educators of Tangipahoa Parish have submitted the works of K-12 students to be showcased in an exhibition. The Hammond Regional Arts Center will be hosting...

The Hammond Regional Arts Center is opened Wednesday through Friday from 12- 6 p.m. For more information contact HRAC 985-542-7113.

Hammond Regional Arts Center honors the legacy of Marjorie Morrison

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter January 30, 2020

Marjorie Morrison, advocate of the arts and former wife of U.S. Senator Jim Morrison, has been featured through the works of Hammond artists Pat Macaluso and Denise Tullier-Holly. The exhibit is formally...

The Hammond Regional Arts Center hosted its annual Fine & Functional event to support local artists and allow visitors to purchase handmade gifts for the holiday season.

Fine and Functional sells local artwork for gift-giving season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter November 16, 2019

As the holiday season began, people sought out to buy original, handmade gifts. The Hammond Regional Arts Center, located downtown, continued its holiday traditions by hosting its annual Fine and Functional...

The Hammond Regional Arts Centers annual membership gala featured music from the Julio and Cesar Band. The Cuban-styled night also included a display of cigar box guitars.

HRAC infuses membership gala with Cuba

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter May 13, 2019

The Hammond Regional Arts Center celebrated its annual membership gala with a display of Cuban cigar box guitars, drinks and food from Mojitos Bistro and the Julio and Cesar Band. The festivities were...

Make local, summer plans in the arts

Make local, summer plans in the arts

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor May 7, 2019

During the summer, the celebration of creative expression will continue through activities from exhibitions to art camps. On campus, the Contemporary Art Gallery will exhibit a series of works from Evan...

Many members of the community, including relatives of the artists, visited the Hammond Regional Arts Center during its opening reception. Artwork ranging from paintings to sculptures will be on display through Mar. 29.

Rising artists showcase their projects

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter March 9, 2019

Artists in grades K-12 have their works on display in downtown Hammond. The Hammond Regional Arts Center held the opening reception for the "Young Artists Exhibition" on Friday, Mar. 8 from 5-8 p.m. Maureen...

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