"Water" Exhibit


  • Marlene Yu Museum 710 Travis Street Shreveport, LA 71101

Check out the first new exhibition in the Museum since we opened.
"Water - Element of Life" is an exhibition curated by Marlene Tseng Yu especially for MYM featuring paintings that depict various water and ice themes in nature. You don't want to miss this breathtaking show.
 

Letter from the Director:

Water is so dynamic—life-giving and life-taking, calming and exciting—and yet we often take this important resource for granted. 

In some organisms, up to 90% of their body weight comes from water. We can go for a month or so without food, but only a week or so without water. Every year, we hear of floods and victims drowning. A warm bubble bath, waves on the beach, and a babbling brook provide scenes and sounds of relaxation. As a whitewater kayaker, rushing waterfalls thrill the adrenaline junkie in me, and a hot shower and hot running water after a day on the river seem luxurious. In some countries today, clean potable water is a scarce resource to attain in jugs after miles of walking. In the U.S., we can easily take for granted  over a dozen different sink, shower and tub faucets for instantaneous, temperature-controlled water right in our own homes. 

Across multiple series, Marlene Yu's recognizable style developed through the years highlights the beauty, motion, depth and forms of water.  In her words, she likes to "capture the spirit of the universe, its rhythm and movements, its quiet and angry moods." 

"Water - Element of Life" will be a gorgeous, breathtaking exhibit to commemorate the Marlene Yu Museum’s first birthday, and allow people to experience their relation to water in new ways. I hope you will join me in supporting the Museum at the Preview Gala. It will be the first new exhibit in the main exhibition hall since the Grand Opening a year ago. 

Thank you to everyone for your generous support and words of encouragement as we continue to grow.  Pls tell your friends about us!

Stephanie Yu Lusk

Director
Marlene Yu Museum