Events & Exhibits

Events & Exhibits

In addition to our many permanent exhibits, the Biedenharn also hosts a variety of events throughout the year. From concerts and lectures to moonlight exhibitions and children’s activities, there is always a reason to check our calendar when planning your trip to Monroe.

Check back here often for updates about our special events as well as our regular activities and annual sales.

Events Calendar


Current & Upcoming Events

Images of Christ

Images of Christ is a major exhibit that will feature depictions, both two and three-dimensional, of Jesus created by artists of various national and ethnic origins. Artwork will come from museum collections and private collectors. The exhibit will feature two PowerPoint slide presentations – one of the Images of Christ on display in churches in […]

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An Evening with Don Cincone

Tuesday, November 13 at 6pm, The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana and the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens invite you to An Evening with Don Cincone. At this intimate oral history interview by Kay LaFrance-Knight, Cincone will share stories about his life, his work and his faith. He will talk about the inspiration behind the four […]

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Director’s Talk – Scenes of the Nativity

November 15, 2018 at 6pm, Museum Director Ralph Calhoun takes guests on a journey through the Nativity story using large illustrations from Books of Hours. These beautifully illustrated European prayer books and helped lead people through their daily prayers. Calhoun discusses the scripture behind the illustration and also introduces the audience to some fascinating legends […]

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Christmas Open House

December 6, 7, & 8 from 5-8pm, Each year, the Monroe Garden Study League provides hundreds of hours decorating the historic Biedenharn Home. Special emphasis is given to Christmas trees, typically each room of the Biedenharn Home features a beautiful live tree and the Fountain Room may have 10 or more trees. The Gardens are […]

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Director’s Talk – Plants of Christmas

Thursday, December 13 at 6pm, Biedenharn Museum Executive Director, Ralph Calhoun, will discuss 12 interesting Christmas Plants, their history, and how to grow and care for them. Included on the list are holiday favorites like Poinsettias, Christmas cactus, and the Christmas pickle. Free to the public.

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Coca-Cola Truck Night

Wednesday, December 19 from 3-8pm, The Lighted Coke Truck will be parked on the 2000 block of Riverside Drive right in front of the Coke Museum. There will be entertainment, and all museum buildings will be open. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in attendance to hear last-minute Christmas list requests in the Welcome Room. […]

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