Our Events

The  Arts Council of New Orleans produces monthly and annual events for artists and the arts-going community in our city.

Arts Market of New Orleans

Last Saturday of Every Month

An open air festival of creativity held the last weekend of the month in Palmer Park, the Arts Market features over 100 visual artists selling their handmade original artwork, live music from some of New Orleans’ most entertaining bands, food and drink and kids activities. Show takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Community Arts Awards

Community Arts Awards

December 3 from 5-7 pm

The Community Arts Awards is the Arts Council’s annual event in honor of outstanding individual and organizational contributions to our cultural community. In this year’s 2014 iteration – the 38th year of the event – attendees should expect the unexpected in familiar places at Mardi Gras World. 

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