Tag Archives: Arts Council of New Orleans

Art Gumbo Featuring 21 Louisiana Artists Opens Friday, January 17, 2014

From 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014, Art Gumbo, a group exhibit featuring 21 Louisiana artists’ handicraft, opens in the Exchange Center’s first-floor lobby and gallery. Presented by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the event celebrates the culmination of the organization’s 2013 Artists as Entrepreneur class, a yearly program that better [...]

Get Out Your Dirty Linen
On Royal This Saturday!

In New Orleans, every party is an excuse for another party. So it is that White Linen Night, the art-themed street celebration that brought major crowds to Julia Street and the CBD last weekend, gets its unofficial sequel with Dirty Linen Night this weekend on Saturday, August 10. Originally conceived as a funkier, less formal [...]

Kim Cook Announced as new CEO of Arts Council of New Orleans

Wednesday, April 3 Kim Cook was announced yesterday as the new CEO of the Arts Council of New Orleans. Honored by the Kennedy Center and the Clinton White House, she is experienced in both management and theater/dance production, and was previously Associate Director for Nonprofit Finance Fund. Board Chair Tom Reese made the announcement today [...]

Dirty Linen Night 2012 Map Download

Take “laundry” off of your weekend’s laundry list and head out to Royal Street tommorrw evening for Dirty Linen Night, New Orleans’ most spirited soiree of the season. OffBeat, a longtime Dirty Linen Night supporter, is proud to be a part of this year’s festivities along with fellow sponsors the Arts Council of New Orleans, [...]

Forget Clean Clothes, It’s Dirty Linen Night

Before you launder those linens from last weekend’s White Linen Night, throw them back on for The Arts Council of New Orleans’ Dirty Linen Night. The annual art walk, which takes place this Saturday from 6-10p.m. (August 11) is free and features over 60 open galleries and shops on Royal Street. True to the theme, [...]

YouTube du Jour: Wardell Quezergue

In 2007, the Arts Council of New Orleans honored Wardell Quezergue at its Community Arts Awards. Here is the tribute video that Robbie Denny and Donna Schlaudecker created in his honor, focusing on Quezergue’s “Creole Mass” project. Here’s a second video with Quezergue, this from a recording session for After the Math: The St. Agnes [...]