Community Bulletin Board
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts has approved New Orleans organizations for grants totaling $365,000:
  • Arts Council of New Orleans
  • Contemporary Arts Center
  • Ella Project
  • Friends of A Studio in the Woods
  • KID smART
  • Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre
  • New Orleans Ballet Association
  • New Orleans Film Society
  • New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Press Street (aka Antenna)
  • Southern Rep Theatre
  • Tulane University (on behalf of American Routes)
NEA Grants are open now! Apply here.
Heritage School of Music
Accepting Applications

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Heritage School of Music is now accepting applications for spring 2020 classes! The Heritage School offers youth instruction in instrumental technique, ensemble playing, music theory, audio engineering, vocal technique, and more. Click here to learn more about their music education offerings.

George Rodrigue Foundation
2020 Visual Art & Songwriting Contest

High school juniors and seniors in Louisiana are encouraged to submit an original song or artwork for the chance to win college scholarship funds! Apply here; deadline is Tuesday, January 21.

Free MLK Day Activities
At the Ogden Museum
On Monday, January 20, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is hosting a free admission day in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
From 10am-4pm, families are invited to make crafts, listen to music, enjoy food, participate in a scavenger hunt, and explore artists whose work investigates social justice, human rights and world peace.
Save the Date: ART JAM
Saturday, May 9th

Free, family friendly block party on Bayou Road!

826 New Orleans Young Authors’ Publishing Party
826 New Orleans celebrates the release of Once Upon A Time in a City Called New Orleans on January 25 (3:00-5:30pm) at Longue Vue House & Gardens. This collection of dystopian fiction was written by tenth graders at New Harmony High and explores a future where New Orleans is lost due to environmental change.