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St. Landry

Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center to Host Exhibit by Mrs. Rebecca Henry

The Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center is hosting an exhibit featuring art by Rebecca Henry. The exhibit will open with a preview reception on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 5:00 pm until 7:30 pm at the Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center, located at 315 North Main Street, Opelousas, LA.

The exhibit will run through the month of March and 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 Santa paintings displaying folk art scenes reminiscent of renowned artist Clementine Hunter.
For additional information call 337-948-2589 or visit us on line at museum@cityofopelousas.com