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

Icon Painting Workshop with Lynda Mitchell

Lynda Mitchell will be teaching a week-long Icon Painting Workshop at the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens. All materials will be provided except for a lamp – participants must bring a lamp. A priest will bless the finished works and they will be displayed at the Biedenharn during a free day in the Gardens on Saturday, […]

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CA Studio presents A Doll’s House

A Doll’s House, the classic play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, deals with the fate of a married woman who, like other women in 1880’s Norway, lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male-dominated world. The play ignited controversy and caused “a storm of outrage” beyond the stage. Could this classic still be timely? Join […]

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Exhibit: Hats!

On display until September 8, 2019 in the main house. Come see some of the many hats belonging to Emy-Lou Biedenharn! Find yourself transported to another time as you drift among our relics of fashion history arranged throughout the home.

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Exhibit: Stations of the Cross

On display until December 31, 2019 in the Bible Museum. The exhibit is made of two parts – bronze sculptures by Gib Singleton and acrylic paintings by Dr. Clarence Talley. The last days of Christ as described in each of the four Gospels, are pivotal events in Christianity. The story, first told in the four […]

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Exhibit: Faith, Form & Flowers

On display until December 31, 2019 throughout the grounds of the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens. “Faith, Form and Flowers” consists of 13 total sculptures. Seven are placed around the outside of the property from the corner of Riverside and Forsythe, down Forsythe and around the Coke Museum on Speed Street, two are in the Bible […]

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Exhibit: Noah in Traditional and Contemporary Art

On display until December 31, 2019 in the Bible Museum. Almost every culture extending across the populated areas of the Earth, has a flood story. Most often, these tales describe a massive, sometimes global flood, sent by a god or gods to punish humanity for its sins. The Biblical story of Noah is a perfect […]

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Visual/Theatre Arts Workshop with CA Studio

Coming up: CA Studio at the Biedenharn for young artists in July. Participants will create original banner art guided by local professional artist Emily Gautreaux. The banners will appear in CA Studio’s production of The Play Called Noah’s Flood at the Biedenharn in November, 2019. Call 318-355-8891 to guarantee a slot!

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