cha·os the·o·ry - in mechanics and mathematics, the study of apparently random or unpredictable behavior in systems governed by deterministic laws.

Exhibit Dates: September 28 - November 9th

Pick-up deadline: November 18th

Location: 923 S. Ruth St. Sulphur, LA

Curator: Thom Trahan


Join Us for the Annual Chaos Theory Art Show Opening Night
September 28th from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
923 S. Ruth St, Sulphur LA
We invite you to mark your calendars for the grand opening of the annual Chaos Theory Art Show on September 28th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. This special evening serves as a tribute to the incredible artists who have poured their creativity into this collaborative exhibit.
Prepare to be captivated by a diverse range of artworks featuring Pop-Culture themes, toy-inspired creations & displays, a full-sized Fallout Shelter, and more. There's something to engage and immerse every art enthusiast and curious visitor.
On display September 28th - November 5th
Monday to Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Admission to both the exhibit and the opening night event is free of charge. This is an opportunity to explore the intriguing world of art and culture.
The Chaos Theory Art Show is proudly presented by the Brimstone Historical Society and Sulphur Parks and Recreation, with generous support from a grant provided by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and the Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana.
Don't miss out on this exciting celebration of art and creativity. We look forward to seeing you there! 🎨

Artists who wish to participate should submit their entries by email to

All entries must be emailed to us, along with the following information:

Your Name

Your Phone Number


Photo of entry or work in progress

Artwork title
Artwork size (rough estimate is fine)


Artwork Price (Or NFS if not for sale)


Artwork entry limit - 8 per artist. We will be accepting between 1-5 works per person, depending on size.


The deadline to submit artwork HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 15TH. It is important to note that artworks must be dropped off in person, as the organizers are unable to accept works sent by mail.

To make arrangements to drop off artwork, please email the curator, Thom Trahan.


Once the exhibition concludes, artists are responsible for picking up their artwork. The exhibit take down period is between November 10th and November 18th, and all works must be collected by the latter date. It is crucial to retrieve artworks within this time frame to ensure their insurance coverage. Any works not picked up by November 18th cannot be insured.


The Chaos Theory Art Show promises to be a remarkable event, providing artists with a platform to explore the nostalgic realm of toys while embracing the essence of chaos. Artists and toy enthusiasts alike are encouraged to participate and contribute to this vibrant exhibition celebrating the intersection of art, childhood memories, and creative expression.


For more information or to speak to someone from the Brimstone Museum, please call 337-527-0357



Chaos Theory 2022 - Photos by Kathryn Duncan of Visit Lake Charles

Images from Previous Chaos Theory Art Shows