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1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center

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A Place to Enjoy and Learn New Things

This place is like a museum, only it changes from one theme to another. When you sign in be sure to... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Pamela S
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Three free exhibits in a beautiful building

First floor had two local artists with very different styles and subjects. On the second floor the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Perkinston, MS
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4 Dec 2017
“A Place to Enjoy and Learn New Things”
28 Mar 2017
“Three free exhibits in a beautiful building”
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1001 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601-5262
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This place is like a museum, only it changes from one theme to another. When you sign in be sure to sign up for the bulletin. You will receive notice when the theme changes and what it will change to. Sometimes they have a speaker...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

First floor had two local artists with very different styles and subjects. On the second floor the Rembrandt etchings are so small and detailed that magnifying glass is provided. He must have had exceptional eyesight to draw such small detailed etchings! Third floor was my...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank TeeCee54
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have been to many of the art exhibits at the historic city hall. Some are very good and others not so. The event is free and the exhibits are well done but the this one was not my favorite. The etchings were so small...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank lcj44
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The exhibitions at this site are varied and exceptionally well thought out. We visited their Asian Kites exhibit. It was beautifully set up and only one of dozens of exhibitions available year-round. It's also free for the public, with opening receptions for each of the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Onward07
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My family visited the arts and cultural center on a Saturday morning. The 50 years of Life Magazine were on display. It was like stepping back into time to read about the photographs that made this magazine a literary icon in American culture. The photographers...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank terrywW2176QC
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and visited the Samara exhibited here yesterday. What a treat since we visited the actual home in West Lafayette, Indiana last week. The exhibit here was wonderful, the Historic City Hall is beautiful and the staff was beyond friendly and helpful. This was...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank cindydrott
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love to attend the openings for the exhibits. It is festive and locals support these events. We have some very interesting exhibits and the presentation is always unique. Children can play a game where they identify certain elements of the exhibits. I love to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank getaroundgourmet
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Beautifully restored building and wonderful art spaces. There's always a traveling exhibit on display and a great farmer's market every Saturday morning, behind the building.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank rivernan0
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Historic City Hall in Lake Charles is a stylish old lady that houses rotating traveling artists throughout the year. While we were there this time, there was an exhibit about The Boswell Sisters, a singing group of 1930's New Orleans; a photography exhibition on...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank profesorak
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