LOCAL ARTISTS

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1239 Congress operates as a multi-use space that creatively engages the surrounding community. Uses include, but are not limited to, acoustic music performance and instruction space, visual art space, and community meeting space. Read More
AFRICA BRASS This cultural blending of musical genres embodies a unique sound that bridges the music of two continents and eight centuries. Based in New Orleans, but consisting of musicians from all over, the ensemble is made up of dedicated… Read More
AfricaNOLA is an artist-run organization that serves to promote, preserve, perpetuate, encourage and share West African culture in New Orleans. Our mission is realized through the teaching and performance of traditional West African music , American jazz, and New Orleans… Read More
Non-Profit Organization for Art. Read More
Mission Statement To improve the living conditions and serve the needs of the neighborhood. To serve as a clearinghouse of information for the neighborhood. To provide opportunity for dialogue concerning issues in the neighborhood. To preserve the architectural and cultural… Read More
Goat in the Road Productions is a young, New Orleans-based nonprofit organization dedicated to producing original, innovative theatre, dance and performance art site-specific locations and unconventional spaces. (from Facebook.com) Read More
Ron Bennett is an artist based out of New Orleans LA. He received his BFA from Louisiana Tech University and his MFA at East Carolina University in Painting. He teaches in the New Orleans area and has exhibited extensively on… Read More
St. Claude Main Street (SCMS) is a New Orleans 501©(3) non-profit connecting merchants with merchants, neighbors with neighbors, art with commerce, and the community with the city. St. Claude Main Street promotes and supports an economically thriving and culturally rich… Read More
World’s First Mardi Gras Microkrewe Founded in 2009, we are a krewe dedicated to all things small. Each year we put on a Mardi Gras parade consisting of around 25 shoebox floats. The floats are pulled by their artist handlers.… Read More
Tom McDermott is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players and composers. He grew up in St. Louis, where he earned a Masters’ Degree in Music, wrote music journalism for the morning paper, and soaked up the sounds of ragtime… Read More
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Our Local Publisher Partners

The Arts Council of New Orleans

The Arts Council of New Orleans is a private, non-profit organization designated as the City’s official arts agency. The Arts Council serves as one of eight regional distributing agencies for state arts funds and administers available municipal arts grants and the Percent For Art program for the City of New Orleans. The Arts Council works in partnership with the City of New Orleans, community groups, local, state, and national governmental agencies, and other nonprofit arts organizations to meet the arts and cultural needs of the New Orleans community through a diversity of initiatives and services.

WWNO

WWNO, the NPR member station for New Orleans, serves southeast Louisiana and parts of southwest Mississippi by broadcasting balanced news, thought provoking analysis, classical music, jazz and other musical styles, intelligent entertainment, and unique local content. We broadcast on 89.9 FM, and KTLN 90.5 FM in the Houma-Thibodaux area as a public service of the University of New Orleans. All of WWNO’s programs, including its growing local news coverage, are available online at WWNO.org.

WWOZ

WWOZ 90.7 FM is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station offering listener-supported, volunteer-programmed community radio. WWOZ covers many events live in and around the city and across the United States, and broadcasts live from the famed New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival annually. WWOZ’s mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage.

PRC

Preservation Resource Center (PRC) has been preserving, restoring, and revitalizing New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods since 1974. Throughout its history, PRC has acted as an advocacy agent on a local, regional, and national scale, spreading the word about the city’s rich architectural heritage and the economic importance of preserving this heritage. PRC also takes a hands-on approach to preservation, with a history of successfully restoring over 1,400 properties. The center strengthens and revitalizes New Orleans in a way that is forward-looking and sustainable, yet sensitive to the city’s past and its heritage.

NOMA

As a nexus for the arts in New Orleans, NOMA is committed to preserving, interpreting, and enriching its collections and renowned sculpture garden; offering innovative experiences for learning and interpretation; and uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures.

The Historic New Orleans Collection

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South. Its holdings comprise more than one million items from more than three centuries, documenting moments both major and minor. Its four exhibition spaces–the Williams Gallery, the Louisiana History Galleries, the Boyd Cruise Gallery, and the Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art–faithfully depict the multicultural stories of the region, from permanent displays exploring the evolution of Louisiana to rotating exhibitions showcasing history and fine art.

Southern Food

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is a nonprofit living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South. While based in New Orleans, the Museum examines and celebrates all the cultures that have come together through the centuries to create the South’s unique culinary heritage. The Museum is also home to the collections of the Museum of the American Cocktail, the Galerie d’Absinthe, and a demonstration kitchen.

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all Louisianans.

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ mission is to provide all Louisianans with access to and an appreciation of their own rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.

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