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Amistad Research Center
6823 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-3222
Located on the campus of Tulane University, the Amistad Research Center is an independent, non-profit library/archives with a mission to collect, preserve, and provide access to documents that chronicle the history of ethnic communities in the United States, social justice and civil rights movements, and race relations. The Center traces its history to an 1841 U.S. Supreme Court case involving the transatlantic slave trade. Today, the Center houses the papers of educators, artists, lawyers, clergy, writers, musicians, business owners and various organizations, as well as a research library, oral histories,…
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Andrew Jackson High School
201 8th St
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 301-1500
AJMS students always give One Degree More. They strive to attain academic and social success by observing the core values of respect, responsibility, persistence and achievement. Additionally, AJMS students REACH to achieve their personal best by demonstrating respect, enthusiasm, achievement, citizenship and hard work. That’s the AJ Way!
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A Studio in the Woods
13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131
504-392-4460
Infused with art, love and a profound respect for nature, A Studio in the Woods has grown with the forest as organically as it grew into a nonprofit artist retreat and learning center, built sustainably with salvaged goods long before green building became fashionable. In 1968, Joe and Lucianne Carmichael purchased the site and sought to preserve the 7.66 acres of endangered forest for its great value as wetlands and as a powerful source of creative inspiration and education. They began the process of building their home and studios to…
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Audubon Charter School
6101 Chatham Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
+1 504-324-7100
Audubon Charter School’s mission is to foster a culturally rich and academically rigorous program using the French and Montessori Curriculum and a comprehensive arts curriculum. Audubon students are actively and purposefully involved in their learning so they become responsible citizens in a changing world.
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Baskerville. Studio
3000 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
Baskerville is a nonprofit letterpress printing and book arts pied-à-terre in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our mission is to provide member artists with quality equipment; a safe, clean, and inspiring studio environment; and creative, educational, and professional opportunities. Baskerville makes the traditional craft processes of letterpress printing and bookbinding accessible to the public through classes and workshops, exhibitions, events, and community partnerships.
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Baton Rouge Music Studios
9327 Burbank Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
(225) 769-6225
OUR MISSION: Baton Rouge Music Studios, LLC is committed to creating, developing, and implementing superior educational and performance based programs to Baton Rouge area youth and adults, and creating a meaningful community throughout the process.
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Dancing Grounds
3705 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
504-535-5797
Dancing Grounds was founded in March 2012 by Laura Stein and Jessi Donley. The two women shared a common vision for bringing high quality, accessible dance education and performance to New Orleans. Laura and Jessi sought to build community through dance and raise the visibility of dance as an art form in the city. Dancing Grounds incubated in Laura’s Bywater home. She converted her living room into a dance studio with mirrors, the kitchen and bedrooms into an art gallery, and the backyard into an outdoor performance space. Laura taught…
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De La Salle High School
5300 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 895-5717
Mission Statement We, a diverse community of teachers, learners, alumni, parents and volunteers, comprise DeLaSalle High School. Our mission is to serve students from Minneapolis and surrounding communities who seek a high-quality, values-based, academic preparation for life. We at DeLaSalle High School fulfill this mission, in part, by respecting and affirming our heritage as a Catholic High school in the Lasallian tradition. Vision Statement DeLaSalle High School, the longest-standing Catholic high school in the city of Minneapolis, has for more than a century sustained and advanced the educational vision defined…
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Delgado Community College - City Park Campus (Student Life Center)
615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 671-5012
The City Park Campus is centrally located on City Park Avenue and serves the urban area of the city of New Orleans. This campus is the original site of Delgado Community College and remains the largest campus with more than 60 academic programs. Prior to Hurricane Katrina (August 29, 2005) the City Park Campus served approximately 10,000 students. Flooding and wind from the hurricane damaged approximately 70% of the facilities on the campus. Lack of facilities, displaced faculty, staff and students, as well as the devastation suffered throughout the greater…
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Delgado's Student Life Center
916 Navarre Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124
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Liberty's Kitchen
300 N Broad St
New Orleans, LA 70119
+1 504-822-4011
Teach. Nourish. Empower. Liberty’s Kitchen is dedicated to transforming the lives of New Orleans youth by building self-sufficiency and independent living in a supportive community where our participants learn life, social and employability skills in a culinary setting. Liberty’s Kitchen is the only local food service-based organization that combines workforce development training for some of our most vulnerable youth while providing fresh and nutritious meals for low-income public schoolchildren. The objective of Liberty’s Kitchen Youth Development Program is to graduate participants with a sense of purpose and the skills, tools…
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Loyola University - College of Music and Fine Arts
6363 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-3037
Loyola’s College of Music and Fine Arts serves as the preeminent center of performing and visual arts study among all Jesuit colleges and universities throughout the United States and recognizes the historical role of music and the arts in the Roman Catholic Church. Our College prepares students for professions in the arts, or other fields, in a manner that reflects the Jesuit ideals of truth, service, and justice, and provides the campus, region, and nation with activities demonstrating the University’s commitment to the arts.
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Loyola University - Danna Student Center
6363 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-3262
The Danna Student Center at Loyola University New Orleans is the center of campus activity for student life including dining, meeting spaces, the University Bookstore, Post Office, the Department of Student Involvement, University Counseling Center, Student Health Center, Career Development Center, and more!
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Loyola University - Library
6363 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-2011
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Lusher Charter School
5624 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 304-3960
Lusher Charter School is a K-12 charter school in uptown New Orleans, Louisiana, in the heart of the University area.
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Metairie Park Country Day School
300 Park Road
Metairie, Louisiana 70005
+1 504-837-5204
Whether you come often to this website or are encountering us for the first time, we welcome you. As you peruse our site, I hope you will catch a glimpse not only of the school of excellence and character you would expect, but also of the special kind of energetic, joyful learning in community that gives Country Day its distinct advantage in challenging and engaging students. Ours is a culture rich in tradition, offering expanded educational opportunities for young people for more than eighty-two years. At Country Day, we understand…
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Newcomb Art Museum, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University
Tulane University, Building #81
New Orleans, LA 70118
504.865.5328
MISSION: The Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University builds on the Newcomb College legacy of education, social enterprise, and artistic experience. Presenting inspiring exhibitions and programs that engage communities both on and off campus, the Museum fosters the creative exchange of ideas and cross-disciplinary collaborations around innovative art and design. The Museum preserves and advances scholarship on the Newcomb and Tulane art collections.
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New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts
5256 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 899-8111
The New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts is an institution dedicated to the advancement of the fine arts in this community. It was founded in 1978 by Auseklis Ozols for the serious study of traditional drawing and painting. We offer classes for adults in drawing, painting, sculpture & photography. Spring, summer and fall sessions available. Classes meet once a week for 3 hrs and are offered in the morning afternoon and evening. For more detailed information, please visit our website at www.noafa.com or call the office at (504) 899-8111. The…
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New Orleans GlassWorks & PrintMaking Studio
727 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-529-7279
Housed in a restored 1800’s brick building comprehending over 25,000 square feet, the New Orleans GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio is located in the American Sector on the celebrated Magazine Street, between Girod and Julia Streets, less than three blocks from the St. Charles streetcar line and the National World War II Museum.
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New Orleans Jewish Community Center - Uptown
5342 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-897-0143 Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
JCC’S MISSION: The mission of the Greater New Orleans Jewish Community Center is to promote and ensure the well-being of our Jewish community and to instill an understanding of Judaism and its heritage by providing a Center where all can enjoy, learn, experience and share in quality activities in a Jewish environment. Uptown Hours of Operation (St. Charles Ave. Entrance) Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Uptown Fitness Center Hours Monday – Thursday 5:30 AM – 10:00 PM Friday 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM* Saturday 1:00 PM –…
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New Orleans Shaolin-Do Kung Fu & Tai Chi
4210 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 944-1880
New Orleans Shaolin-Do Kung Fu & Tai Chi teaches martial arts, fitness, self-defense, tai chi, and meditation in adult group classes. We have a separate program for children. We also offer personal fitness training and private classes.

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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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