Becky Burt - Industrial Musings
November 6-27, 2015
The Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) is excited to announce the opening of “Industrial Musings” an exhibition of works created by local metalsmith Becky Burt. In 2014, Burt won first place during the P.3+ Juried Art Show at the HRAC for her piece “Trophy Wife.”
This exhibition showcases Burt’s one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect her sense of humor. Each piece is composed of disparate objects — broken furniture, rusty steel parts, kitchen utensils — combined with traditional metals to create pieces that may seem familiar at first glance.
In conjunction with Starry November Night, Industrial Musings will have its opening reception on Friday, Nov. 13 from 6-10 p.m. The HRAC cordially invites the public to stop by and see Burt’s creative process.
The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition will remain on display through Nov. 27.
Returning for a third year is So You Think You Can Write. This artwork-based creative writing project demonstrates the powerful impact that art can have on a writers’ imagination while giving contestants a focus for their writing.
Writers will create a cohesive story line that connects to one of nine images from local and regional artists, which represent a diversity of subject matters.
Contestants will vie for cash prizes in the amounts of $100, $75, $50 for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in the genres of poetry, play, or short story. Winners will be announced at the closing reception for HRAC's upcoming literary event, Celebrating the Written Word. Click here for more information.
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The Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) supports, promotes, and coordinates visual, performing, and literary arts in Tangipahoa Parish and surrounding parishes. Our primary mission is to enrich lives through quality arts education, develop an appreciation of the arts within individuals, and introduce the public to professional exhibitions, performances and literature.
The Hammond Regional Arts Center is supported in part by a Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.