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Downtown Covington comes to life with SPRING FOR ART 2011! Saturday, April 16 from 7pm – 10pm

On Saturday, April 16th 7-10, downtown Covington comes to life with the Annual Spring for Art sponsored by the St. Tammany Homestead, St. Tammany Art Association (STAA), Jim Carey Distributing, New Orleans Home & Lifestyles Magazine, Republic Beverage, Northshore Links, the City of Covington, and over 50 participating galleries, merchants and professionals. New work by dozens of artists from around the Southeast Region will be showcased. There will be live music and more! Columbia Street and Lee Lane will be closed to vehicle traffic from 6:30-10:30 pm.

Chef's Challenge + The Bartender's Competition

Our Annual "Over the Top" Chef's Competition sponsored by Jim Carey Distributing featuring the twelve members of the Ancient Order of Southern Gourmet's, will be from 7-8 pm on Columbia Street and the Annual "Mix Masters Competition" will be from 8:30-9:00 on Lee Lane.

STAA Spring for Art Exhibition: Hanging by a Thread

The St. Tammany Art Association (located at 320 Columbia Street) presents Hanging by a Thread, April 16th through May 16th, 2011. This comprehensive exhibition includes works by several members of the Contemporary Fiber Artists of Louisiana. Most of the work in the exhibition will be wall hung works of art using fiber and a variety of mediums in exciting new ways.

Programs with locations and contact information for each participating shop are available at STAA and at your favorite locations around Covington. For more information, to become a sponsor, or to volunteer during this fun event, contact the St. Tammany Art Association at 985-892-8650 or email

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 St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs and by a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.



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St. Tammany Art Association
, 320 North Columbia Street, Covington, Louisiana 70433
Phone (985) 892-8650 | Fax (985) 898-0976 |


Live performances by renowned musical acts, delicious food, fine art, and great shopping!