Theatre + Art

New Orleans Public Library’s SUMMER FUN Program Kicks Off Today

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Public Library’s much-loved SUMMER FUN program kicks off today, featuring dozens of events and activities, reading challenges, and the chance to win great prizes. The Library’s SUMMER FUN program is hosted every…

BENE x Alexa Pulitzer x Preservation Hall Announce Capsule Collection

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – BENE Handbags Founder Ellie Schwing, Artist Alexa Pulitzer and Preservation Hall Creative Director Ben Jaffe announced a collaboration design launch of the capsule collection handbag. Created to highlight New Orleans artists and raise funds for…

Newcomb Art Museum to Reopen to the Public, May 22

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Newcomb Art Museum is pleased to announce it is reopening to the public on Saturday, May 22 with the exhibition Transcommunality, featuring the work of multi-disciplinary artist and activist, Laura Anderson Barbata. Transcommunality opened to…

France Honors New Orleans Photographer David Spielman

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On May 19, the Consul General of France in Louisiana Mr. Vincent Sciama will bestow the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres to awarded New Orleans photographer David Spielman, with the rank of chevalier.…

"Uniform 300" Opening at Octavia Art Gallery

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present Uniform 300, featuring the works of photographer Rahm Carrington in collaboration with curator and producer Alice Carrington Foultz. In this rapidly growing world of free-flowing information, we are…

Monologues & Wine with Columnist and Actress Nell Nolan

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Nell Nolan was the eldest of seven children. Her family home was featured in the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." She has traveled to six continents and over 100 countries. Her pet dove,…

Take Paws Rescues and Charwell Art Show Event

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chartwell's training room and parking lot will be transformed into a gallery space to showcase their students' artistic creations on Saturday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1225 Magazine St. They've invited…

New Lapis Center for the Arts at NOMA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the opening of the Lapis Center for the Arts. The newly renovated cultural space will serve multiple functions, including film screenings, lectures, theater and dance performances, and much…

2020-2021 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Winners Announced

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The State Library of Louisiana is excited to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards. Louisiana’s young people have read more than 1.3 million books and cast over 411,000 votes…

Virtual Craft Happy Hour at the Ogden Museum

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Learn to make distinctive Japanese decorative papers to use in your books, seasonal cards and decorations, or as unique artworks in and of themselves. In this hands-on workshop, we will learn about sekkazome, a dying method to make bright,…

New THNOC Exhibition Explores the Decorative Arts of the Gulf South

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – For 10 years, summer fellows of the Classical Institute of the South (CIS) have traveled across Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to examine, research and record decorative arts items held in private collections. To mark the first decade of this intrepid quest into everyday history, The Historic…

Play Date

  As more and more Louisianians are vaccinated, many businesses are opening, and festivals and events are starting to make their way to our fall 2021 calendars. Though the coronavirus pandemic is still very prevalent, it’s nice to think some…