Theater, Art & Museums
Marjorie Lyons Playhouse– 2911 Centenary Blvd (entrance on Woodlawn Ave) (318) 869-5242,www.centenary.edu/playhouse. Run by the Centenary College Theatre Department; provides “Theatre with a Purpose” for the cultural enrichment of the college and the community.
River City Repertory Theatre– 2829 Youree Dr, Suite 4, (318) 868-5888, www.rivercityrep.org. A professional theatre company with local, regional, and national stage actors and a membership in Actor’s Equity.
Shreveport Little Theatre– 812 Margaret Pl, (318) 424-4439, www.shreveportlittletheatre.org. One of the oldest continuously active community theatres in the nation (since 1922).
Meadows Museum of Art- 2911 Centenary Blvd, (318) 869-5169, www.centenary.edu/meadows. Houses a permanent collection of 1,500 works eflecting a variety of world cultures and traditions including pieces by Jean Despujols, Alfred Maurer, Clyde Connell, and Mary Cassatt. Also hosts traveling exhibits from across the country.
Noel Community Arts Program– 520 Herndon St, (318) 573-5913, http://noelumc.org/ncap/?rq=ARTS%20PROGRAM. Offers a variety of community arts classes including painting, photography, pottery, music, cooking, and more.
The Renzi Education & Art Center– 435 & 445 Egan St, (318) 222-1414, renzicenter.org. A place for children and adults to explore, learn, and create under the guidance of professional teachers and artists.
Turner Art Gallery– 3000 Centenary Blvd, (318) 869-5261, http://www.centenary.edu/academics/art/turner. The primary location for Centenary student’s art exhibitions as well as a gallery for for contemporary regional and national artists specializing in all media, from photography and painting to installations and digital.
Karpeles Manuscript Library– 3201 Centenary Blvd, (318) 861-7615, www.rain.org/~karpeles/shrfrm.html. One of ten Karpeles Libraries across the country, which together make up the world’s largest private holding of important original manuscripts and documents.
For a list of other venues in the Shreveport-Bossier City please visit our local tourism website: http://www.shreveport-bossier.org/