The Hilliard Art Museum to Host Winter Play Day Online

By Susie Gottardi, Marketing Manager January 6, 2021

The Hilliard Art Museum is excited to announce Play Day: Cozy at Home! This winter, the

Hilliard will be hosting its second ever online-only Play Day event for families to enjoy together over the

holiday season, and into the new year.

Beginning on Saturday, December 19th, dozens of family activities will be available for download on the

Hilliard’s website, These activities will remain live throughout the winter, so

families can choose the perfect time and place to play. As always, this Play Day is for all ages, and all of

the activities are free. Click here for Play Day activities & More!

Partners in this event include the Lafayette Public Library, Acadiana Center for the Arts.

About the Hilliard Art Museum

The Hilliard Art Museum operates on the campus of University of Louisiana at Lafayette and was

originally founded in 1964 as the Art Center for Southwest Louisiana. Featuring a state-of-the-art

modern facility that was erected in 2004, the museum houses more than 2,200 objects in its

permanent collection and is the largest art exhibition space between New Orleans and Houston. The

Hilliard Museum serves a wide range of educational and cultural needs by fostering cross-disciplinary

intellectual discourse on campus, and throughout the region. At the core of the Hilliard’s mission is to

collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit the art of our time, while celebrating the great diversity of

Louisiana's heritage.

Museum Hours, Admission & General Information

The Hilliard Art Museum is located at 710 East Saint Mary Boulevard, on the campus of University of

Louisiana at Lafayette. Museum Hours are: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Saturday,

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; closed Sunday and Monday. General Admission: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors (62+), $3

Students (5-17). FREE for Members, UL Students/Staff/Faculty with identification, and visitors under 5.

For general information, please visit or call (337) 482-2278.

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