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Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 05/05/2014 to 06/06/2014Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM,9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 985-448-1375
Local artist Robert Ruiz shares his vision of life in south Louisiana through a special exhibit of paintings. Ruiz was born and raised in nearby St. John Parish and although he was interested in art at an early age, retirement from his "regular" job has allowed him to devote more time to his passion for painting. Take a special look at the paintings' frames, too---they're made from "sinker" cypress, cypress logs that wound up in a bayou or river after being lost in transit between their harvest sites and the intended sawmill. Free.
The Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center is located at 314 Saint Mary St. in Thibodaux and is open Monday-Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.