Place

The Arts Council New Orleans (ACNO), in collaboration with the Downtown Development District (DDD), has received a Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community grant to activate Duncan Plaza over the…

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First Quarter Direct Purchase 2016

On February 25th, the Arts Council hosted it’s 2016 first quarter Direct Purchase in conjunction with its new speaker series, Art + Place.  Art + Place brings together artists and speakers…

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Fat City Diner Mural

Mural Location:  Fat City Diner, 3220 Edenborn Avenue Mural Artist: Candy Chang Taiwanese-American New Orleans-based artist Candy Chang challenges the conventional perception of public space and its role in our well-being as…

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Breaux Mart Mural

Mural Location: Breaux Mart, 2904 Severn Avenue Mural Artist: Luis Hurtado Luis Hurtado’s mural for Breaux Mart is a multi-faceted view of a masked woman, as if she were in a room…

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Drago’s Empire Room Mural

Mural Location: Drago’s Empire Room, 3521 18th St. Mural Artist: Robert Dafford Robert Dafford’s second mural for the Fat City Mural Project include an ode to the neighborhood’s bygone era as well…

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A Victorious Unveiling

by Alphonse Smith, Arts Council Associate Director of Place & Creative Intervention  On July 1, local artists and art enthusiasts gathered in downtown New Orleans to celebrate the unveiling of…

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Youth Solutions

youth and community development program through art and design  The Arts Council’s Youth Solutions program is a cross-sector, collaborative youth development initiative with youth and artists at its core. Aiming…

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Laurel Outdoor Mural

Mural Location: Laurel Outdoor, 3613 Hessmer Avenue Mural Artist: Robert Dafford Robert Dafford’s Wish (Bubbles) is a testament to the power of hope and the ability to self-determine a future. The image shows a young…

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Akira Sushi Mural

Hollis+Lana is a collaborative artist team comprised of Conor Hollis and Amorette Lana living and working in Denver, CO. Hollis+Lana have shown their work and produced large scale murals throughout…

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David Art Center Mural

  Mural Location:  David Art Center, 3020 N. Arnoult Road Mural Artist: Forrest Reiff  Reiff is a Floridian born artist. Throughout the entirety of his life he was exposed to a…

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Fat City Mural Project Partners

Fat City Friends, Inc. a non-profit Corporation organized to support the re-vitalization of the Fat City community is currently accepting proposals from organizations interested in creating a commissioned public art…

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Water Challenge

Water Challenge The Arts Council has partnered with Propeller on a $25,000 “Living with Water” Civic Design Pitch.  This live pitch competition will take place on Monday, March 23rd 10:15AM-12:00pm at The Chicory,…

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Broad + Water

Broad+Water is a creative place-making project that will highlight Broad Street’s unique water management infrastructure. Water management continues to be a crucial community issue in New Orleans today; from the…

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What is an Arts Council?

What is an arts council? Today. In cities across the country, arts councils were formulated through various constructs to advance the arts, primarily by deploying dollars on behalf of government…

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Percent For Art

Our aesthetic and kinesthetic surroundings shape experience, sense of self, and how we esteem our city; we are thus committed to the roles of art and creative design in civic…

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The Fat City Mural Project

If you thought you knew what the Fat City neighborhood looked like, you should plan another visit. Arts Council New Orleans and Fat City Friends Inc., with the support of…

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