Photo by Mark Bienvenu

Forum 35’s Art Melt is the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana. Now in its 12th year, Art Melt strives to promote professional artists throughout the state of Louisiana while providing an opportunity for the public to experience the best of local fine art, music and performing arts.


The winners of the 2015 Art Melt will be announced at the Art Melt Preview Party on Friday evening. Doors open to the ticketed event at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online for $75 by clicking here. The Preview Party will also be the first opportunity for the public to view the exhibit and purchase artwork.


Art Melt’s Saturday schedule kicks off with the gallery and street festival celebrating the exhibit’s opening beginning at 5 p.m. The gallery will remain open until 9 p.m., with entertainment on 4th Street until 10 p.m. The show will be open to the public during regular Capitol Park Museum hours and included with museum admission through August 27.


Art Melt is sponsored by Launch Media, NAI Latter & Blum, Tipton Associates, Creative Bloc, Cook, Moore & Associates, the Capitol Park Museum, Catalyst Event Solutions, Dig Magazine, Lamar Advertising, Hotel Indigo, Anne Connelly Fine Art, UPS Store 5036, EMCO Technologies, Crescent Crown, Gatorworks, Whole Foods Baton Rouge and the Baton Rouge Symphony.


Forum 35 is a community of young men and women improving Baton Rouge. Forum 35 is a nonprofit organization that depends on individual membership and the generosity of corporate partners including Entergy, Jones Walker, L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, Launch Media, and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.

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