2817 Hwy. 14
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 367-0855
Fax: (337) 367-0845
Arts & Museums
Melissa exhibits her paintings throughout the United States and abroad. Her work is in private art collections and has been published in Southern Accents, Louisiana Life, and Artworks magazines.
"Like the wind off the gulf coast, Paul Schexnayder's paintings can be either breezy, gale force or both. His style is sophisticated and lyrical, blending reality and dreams into colorful moving paintings." In his gallery you will find original paintings, limited edition prints, calendars, crosses, notecards and magnets.
This gallery displays the works of Norva Mestayer, a local artist. Her works focus around a variety of botanicals, still life, and landscapes of local and foreign attractions.
"Louisiana's original wood polychromatic bas relief artist." Chestee Harrington grew up in New Iberia. Her now-famous use of wood as an artistic medium originated in her father's cabinet shop. Her original works, capturing Louisiana life, moods and settings, have been universal favorites and are particularly cherished by serious collectors.
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.
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.
Located on the banks of Bayou Teche in a circa 1902 cypress home, Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum offers a pictorial history of the Louisiana's 200 year old sugar cane industry, which is on permanent loan from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Visitors can also view mid-19th century cypress patterns, turn of the century furniture, working antique sugar mill and early-mechanized cane-harvesting equipment, and over 40 native specimens of natural wildlife. The original gravesite of Nicholas Provost, founder of Jeanerette, is located on the museum grounds.
The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance is a joint effort of four community service organizations namely, the Vermilion Arts Council, the Acadian Center, the Vermilion Historical Society, and the Giant Omelette Celebration. These organizations have banded together to share expenses to maintain a Museum and Art Gallery for displaying works of art, genealogy of the Acadians, historical documents, photographs, and artifacts, and exhibits from international omelette celebrations.
1894 restored train depot and caboose museum.
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.
This museum features exhibits from Robert Rauschenberg, Darryl Pottorf, and Christopher Rauschenberg. The museum is the recipient of six architectural design awards.