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Arts & Museums
Grand Contemporary offers the most diverse gathering of artists and the broadest price range in the heart of Acadiana. They specialize in private and corporate art consulting. Call them for a full range of curatorial services, art acquisition, documentation, framing, installation, restoration, appraisal and exhibition. Open only on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and of course, by appointment.
Developed especially for children, this museum offers hands-on displays of real life situations such as an operating room, television news room, and a bank.
The house of Alexandre Mouton, a premier statesman from the city, is also called Lafayette Museum. The museum has artwork, costumes and other artifacts on display that depict the lifestyle of this famed politician and the life of the locals of the city. A must-visit for all.
Learn about current US Geological Survey research in wetland ecology including ways to manage and restore disappearing LA wetland habitats. Tours by appointment.
This museum features exhibits from Robert Rauschenberg, Darryl Pottorf, and Christopher Rauschenberg. The museum is the recipient of six architectural design awards.
With "Fear No Art" as their motto, this gallery of original art by local artists features a variety of medias and is people-friendly. Browsers are welcome. They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The museum offers planetarium programs, environmental trails and nature stations on over 10,000 square feet.
The Museum of Acadian Memorial is dedicated solely to commemorating the migration to this city. You will get to know more about the people who have come from far off lands to make this city their home. To know more about the place, check the website.
The different documents, paintings and other artifacts displayed at the African-American Museum give a testimony of the hardships faced by the African-Americans during their migration and their initial life here. A must-see for all those interested in history and culture of this well assimilated city.
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Bowie memorabilia with local historical items. Jim Bowie is an Opelousas native.
The museum is housed in the Joseph Richard Wier Memorial Building, c. 1820. The Opelousas Museum of Art features loan exhibitions from major museums and private art collections.