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Queens Rule! exhibition

Art Council New Orleans

Arts Council New Orleans presents:  The Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame and The Donald Harrison, Sr. Museum present the 50th Anniversary of the “Folk Art Show at the New Orleans Public Library” and Queens Rule! XIII March 31, 2015 to April 14, 2015  at the Arts Council Gallery Exhibition Catalogue Introduction by Cherice Harrison […]

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Arts Market and the Membership Link

On Saturday’s I have been known to sleep in late and watch the Discovery channel to explore some remote corner of the world, but that’s not the case on the last Saturday of the month. In my corner of the world, the Arts Market of New Orleans, was voted “best local arts market” by Gambit […]

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Do You Know Who You Are?

As an administrator of the Arts Council New Orleans’ grants, I spend a lot of time attending arts and cultural programs. I had the pleasure of attending an original theatrical piece written by India Alicia McDougle that focused on black history called, Do You Know Who You Are? When I arrived at Dillard University’s Cook […]

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Culture Connection 2015: April 14 – 15

  Baton Rouge’s Capitol Park Museum to play host   Culture Connection, the annual convening of the Office of Cultural Development, will take place April 14 – 15, 2015, in downtown Baton Rouge. Most events will be held at the Capitol Park Museum (pictured at last year’s event), including the 2015 Louisiana Culture Awards on […]

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Taste, Style, & Substance- The Economics of Visual Art

Arts Market of New Orleans

When Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and highly capitalized galleries report sales on individual pieces as upwards of $100 million it can be easy to dismiss these substantial prices as out of control. How are works of art valued? How do artists and galleries price their work? This process can seem complicated to an outsider, but the value of art actually […]

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New NEA reports indicate arts & culture add $700B to US economy

Three reports from the National Endowment for the Arts expose new findings about the impact of arts and cultural industries on GDP, as well as how and why Americans participate in certain arts activities. “The implications from this research are significant,” said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “The findings show that there is great diversity in […]

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Honoring Mary Len Costa

Today we honor Mary Len Costa’s 16 years of service to Arts Council New Orleans. Mary Len has left her mark on our organization and our community, as New Orleans public art collection is certainly the results of her efforts. Over her time at the Arts Council she has lovingly and tirelessly cared for New […]

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2014 Accomplishments

2014 has been a year of incredible energy and growth for the Arts Council New Orleans, as you can see from the highlights of our major achievements over the past year. We want to take a moment to THANK YOU for your support and encouragement. YOU, NEW ORLEANS are the reason we do what we […]

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