Come help us celebrate the Christmas season at the Norton, take a garden stroll, and
buy a brand new book! In this months newsletter youll read about a book the Norton
has just published, I Remember The Difficult Times, a compilation of fifteen stories
of Louisianan men and women and their service during World War II, many from the
Shreveport-Bossier City area. The stories are based on their interviews with our Oral
History Project. In addition, youll learn about our Christmas activities: "A Broadway
Christmas" by Shreveport Little Theatre Singers, the Library exhibition "Christmas in
Word & Image", the First Saturday Tour: "What We Mean When We Say Christmas.
Youll see whats blooming in the gardens, and try your hand at a recipe from ancient
Rome. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
This month, come along for a tour of a new special exhibit: "Environmental
Impact". Beginning 19 November and continuing through 2 February 2014, this exhibit
displays seventy-five works of artists around the country showing the impact man
and nature leave on the environment. Family is the subject in our First
Saturday Tour: "Images of the Family" on 2 November. In the
botanical gardens, fall color is at its peak. In the newsletter, you'll
enjoy a feature on 19th and 20th century music boxes, taste an artist's
Cheese Hominy Puffs, and learn what's in store at the museum in December.
This month and always, we're thankful to have you among our friends. Happy
Join us this month on the road as Gary Ford accompanies Vietnam veteran, James Allen Logue, who spent a year in the war photographing his infantry company. Now, the two men are interviewing men with whom Jim served for a book of his photographs we're publishing. Take a stroll in our gardens as the leaves change, learn about the history of Halloween, and enjoy our Halloween Tour, coming on Saturday, October 5, at 2 p.m. Finally, you still have nearly all month (until October 27) to see the special exhibit "Where Will You Travel Next?" Destinations in Paintings from the Kasten Collection. October is a great month to visit the museum-inside and out.