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Shreveport-Bossier City is a cultural center featuring dance, ballet, symphony, theater, and other performing arts. Some of the many attractions are listed below:
R.W. Norton Art Gallery: This gallery is located on a beautiful 40-acre park and features the southwest's largest collection of American Western paintings and sculptures of Frederick Remington and Charles Russell. In addition, rotating collections of works of art are displayed on a frequent basis.
Barnwell Garden & Art Center: A combined art and domed botanical garden conservatory dominated by tropical plants and featuring an ever-changing exhibit of works of art.
Ark-La-Tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Museum: The museum offers more than 40 models of automotive history in both classic and antique vehicles. Exhibits are rotated every six months.
East Bank Gallery: This gallery features works by regional artists as rotating exhibits.
Eighth Air Force Museum: This museum offers an historical journey from World War I to the present and features military artifacts from uniforms to aircraft.
Kuumba Fine Art & Gift Gallery: The gallery offers paintings and fine woodcarvings depicting African American life.
Louisiana State Exhibit Museum: This museum is renowned for its large murals, frescoes, and amazing dioramas that depict the history and culture of Louisiana and its Indian populations.
Louisiana State Oil & Gas Museum: This museum displays the importance of the oil industry and its 1900 boom town is detailed as well as early Caddo Indian relics.
Mardi Gras in the Ark-La-Tex Museum: This museum offers a fascinating display of the history of Mardi Gras in Shreveport-Bossier. The exhibits include floats, Mardi Gras royalty costumes, and all the trapping of Mardi Gras festivities.
Meadows Museum of Art: The museum's permanent collection features works of French academic artist Jean Despujols documenting the peoples of Indochina. It prevents the highest level of aesthetic achievements of individuals and cultures.
Pioneer Heritage Center: Authentic 1830s-1860s buildings from the pioneer days in Northwest Louisiana.
Spring Street Historical Museum: This museum contains original vault and the only remaining example of a Victorian cast-iron grillwork gallery. It also features maps, videos, Civil War artifacts, uniforms and equipment from both World Wars and much more.
Touchstone Wildlife and Art Museum: Natural habitats of more than 1,000 mounted animals of wildlife from around the world are displayed.