1117 West Oak Street
Amite, LA 70422
Phone: (985) 748-5550
Fax: (985) 748-4525
Arts & Museums
Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, this museum offers new exhibits each month.
The Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery presents national and regional exhibitions of contemporary art, lectures and workshops.
The Regional Arts Center has displays of work done by local artists.
The Guaranty Gallery serves as a forum for local artists to showcase their artworks. Exhibits change monthly beginning on the first business day of each month. The gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday during regular banking hours.
The museum offers eight exhibition rooms with Florida Parishes history, genealogy, artist exchange room, African art, inventors, music, and sports. There are 23 large murals telling the story of the African American plight. There is also a heritage garden and Viet Nam Memorial Wall with the names of over 7,000 African Americans who lost their lives during the conflict.
The RPO, a group of local artists in Ponchatoula, invites you to visit the RR Museum. They sell paintings, prints, greeting cards, mosaics and pottery.
Built in 1876, this museum was once a one-room school house that now houses antique quilts, furnishings, clothing, early farming and household artifacts, and pictures on the history of Ponchatoula.