Party 318

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 9:30am

PARTY 318 will be held on Thursday, September 22nd, from 5:30pm to 8:30ish pm Monroe’s best block party!

The Masur Museum and Marsala Beverage present our next pARTy 318!!! Pop in after work. This free party features an open bar, door prizes, transportation to and from your vehicle, live music by Jesse Grinter & Adam Ryland, and local eats by Caster & Chicory, Kitchen Masala, and Wayne VS The Winnebago! Delish!!! Bring money for the food. Our amazing art vendors include Julie Crews, Alyssa Guidry Posey, Printed Ink, and Callie White. They sell, respectively, awesome oil paintings, killer ceramics, cool T-shirts, and beautiful drawings in embroidery. There will be a crowdsourced work of art by you, the audience, and local artist, Ben Bennett!!! This is a first! We will  also have giant Jenga, normal Jenga, Cornhole, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Sorry!, Pass the Pig, and some decks of cards laying around for your entertainment. Who does not like free libations and hobnobbing? We will sneak a few more surprises in too. Check us out on Facebook for more information or call 318.329.2237. PARTY 318 will take place at the museum, 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA. 

Our current exhibition, Kelli Scott Kelley’s, Accalia and the Swamp Monster is a must see you will be able to check out the night of pARTy 318. Come meet the Masur if you haven’t! Art makes everything better: food, grades, critical reasoning, friends, and so on.

Thank you to all of our vendors and Marsala Beverage!!!  Come find out what they already know, and enjoy the arts in Northeast Louisiana!

The Masur Museum of Art is the largest collecting and exhibiting institution of modern and contemporary art in Northeast Louisiana.  We are dedicated to bringing dynamic public programming to our community that emphasizes artists from Louisiana, the Southeast, and around the world.

About the Masur Museum of Art

The Masur Museum of Art is a division of the City of Monroe’s Department of Community Affairs. Exhibitions and educational programs are funded by the Twin City Art Foundation. Programs of the Masur Museum are supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works. This project is also funded in part by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Further funding is provided by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council, CenturyLink Security Systems, Yellowbook 360, and DeltaStyle magazine. For more information about events and programing please visit, like us on Facebook, or call 318.329.2237.

Party 318 Press Release (PDF)