But the location served as the focal point for western St.Tammany art classes and exhibits for many years, until the Art Association moved to its new location at 320 North Columbia Street in Covington. For the story of how everything came together to acquire the N. New Hampshire street building, click on the article below to read about the excitement about the STAA moving "into town."
A "Family Affair" art exhibit featured works by Barbara Van Duym, Jenifer Epperson Van Duym, and Babs Epperson, standing on the front steps of the new art association building.
One of the first photography exhibits to be held in the new building was by Dave Diamond, right, and Ron Barthet, left. In the center is Caroline Wood, President of the STAA at the time.