Opportunities & Resources

Artists are at the heart of our work. Working with them to grow their careers and expand their base of opportunities is central to what we do. The Arts Council is committed to providing access to resources and opportunities for artists, sharing the best local and national listings currently available.

Check out everything from grants, job opportunities, calls to artists, creative workshops, and available studio space right here. Or Sign up now and make sure to click “Artist Opportunities” to receive this information in your inbox every two weeks.

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Arts Council Grants

Arts Council Grants

The Arts Council of New Orleans is the region’s largest funder for the arts. In 2014, we deployed over $900,000 in grants to southern Louisiana’s artists and arts organizations. We administer funds for the City of New Orleans through our Community Arts Grants, and for the State of Louisiana through the Decentralized Grants program.

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Arts Market of New Orleans

Arts Market of New Orleans

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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