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Architect A. Hays Town Exhibit (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-10-05

Duration: 00:09:27

Subjects: Town, A. Hays | Architecture | Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum | Museum exhibits


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Brooks, H. Gordon Interviewee
  • Town, A. Hays Speaker
  • Greenwald, LouAnne Interviewee


This segment from the October 5, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s visit to a traveling exhibit called “A. Hays Town and the Architectural Image of Louisiana” at the Hilliard University Art Museum located on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). She interviews H. Gordon Brooks, the dean of the College of Arts at ULL, and LouAnne Greenwald, the director of the Hilliard University Art Museum, who discuss Town’s architectural style and his use of used architectural materials. This segment also includes clips from the “Louisiana Legends” interview with Town and a preview of the “From House to Home: The Architecture of A. Hays Town” video from the museum exhibit. Host: James Fox-Smith