News & Announcements

We’re thrilled to announce the dates for this year’s LUNA Fête! Mark your calendars for November 14th – 17th and get ready to experience New Orleans’ annual festival of light, art, and technology. As the nation’s longest-running projection mapping festival, LUNA Fête is a visionary initiative created by Arts New…

Explore a new dimension! The Augmented Reality (AR) component of the Light Bearer’s mural is now LIVE! Parade-goers can visit the mural site through Mardi Gras at the Gallier Hall grandstand. When visiting the mural: Scan the QR codes at each panel, tap the AR icon, and enjoy! The experience…

Arts New Orleans is excited to share the news of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) extending its support for LUNA Fête with a $50,000 Grant for Arts Projects award. As part of the initial round of fiscal year 2024 grants, the NEA is set to distribute a total…

On January 13th, 2024, a crowd of nearly 500 gathered at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to revel in the dedication of ‘Drum Major of NOLA’ by Keith Duncan. A mural that marks the tenth installment of the Unframed Project series, a collaborative effort between Arts New Orleans and…

Young Artist Movement (YAM) is the Arts Council’s arts education and workforce development program for youth ages 14-22. It is is New Orleans’ first citywide youth public art program, founded in 2016 by a collective of youth advocates, artists, and educators to provide transformative job and educational opportunities for local…

This 3-year, $40,000 per year grant will support four annual cycles of programming (winter, spring, summer, fall), including at least one at the Juvenile Justice Intervention Center (JJIC). On average, each program is 6-10 weeks, 100-hours total, and serves around 20 youth. Young Artist Movement (YAM) is Arts New Orleans’…

Public Invited to Attend June 23 National Council on the Arts Meeting In Person or Watch Online New Orleans, LA—The National Council on the Arts, the advisory body for the National Endowment for the Arts, will gather in New Orleans, Louisiana, for its summer meeting, June 21-23, 2023—only the third…

Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2023, with more than $34 million in funding to support the arts nationwide. This is the first of the NEA’s two major grant announcements each fiscal year and includes…