Events Archive - Tour Ascension

Civil Rights Moved Here

January 15, 2018 – August 31, 2018

Civil Rights Moved Here: Louisiana Ahead of the Curve Exhibit is on view at The River Road African American Museum through August 2018.



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All American Mini Art Camp

July 5-7, 2018


River Region Art Association Gallery | 320 East Ascension St., Suite C, Gonzales, LA 70737

Ages: 6 and up

Time: 9 am – 12 noon

Fee: $23 per day; $60 for 3 days. Sign up for a single day or all three!

Celebrate the awesome 4th of July holiday with fun art projects centered around the American Flag and patriotic icons! Participants will paint, construct, tie-dye and creatively play with bursts of color and the “bang” of unique art projects! Participants will need a plain, white T-shirt to do the tie-dying project.

You MUST pre-register for this “mini” camp so that we can have supplies for all participants.

To register or get more information please contact the River Region Art Gallery at 225-644-8496.


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Adult Art Class

River Region Art Association | 320 East Ascension St. Suite C., Gonzales, LA 70817

Adult Art Classes


River Region Art Association is offering Adult Art Classes held on Saturdays during the month of July. Those interested in learning the techniques of painting will be guided by well-known local artist, Peg Carbo. Peg has a love of the nature around her and paints Louisiana swamps scenes that are filled with details and capture the essence of nature. Look closely at her work and you will see animals and details that enhance the scenes. All levels of artistic ability are welcome in this 4-week long class. Students will be painting with acrylic paint on a stretched canvas. Your finished painting will be ready to show off to friends and family.

Class Days: July 7, 12, and August 4, 11

Class Fee: $125 this includes the materials for the class

To register for the classes, or to get more information call 225-644-8496

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Independence Day Celebration

Rescheduled to July 7, 2018


Where: Donaldsonville Crescent Park

Vendors open at 4pm

6:00pm-8:00pm – Rewind

8:00pm-10:00pm- Lil Wayne and the Same Ole 2 step

9:30- Fireworks

For more information contact 225.445.1383 or



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