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Arts Council of New Orleans – The Arts Council of New Orleans is a private, non-profit organization designated as the City’s official arts agency. Now in its 36th year, the Arts Council serves as one of eight regional distributing agencies for state arts funds and administers available municipal arts grants and the Percent For Art program for the City of New Orleans.

New Orleans Museum of Art – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution, opened on December 16, 1911 with only 9 works of art. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of almost 40,000 objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, continues to expand and grow, making NOMA one of the top art museums in the south.

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden – Home to over sixty sculptures from artists from all over the world and set in a stunning environment of meandering footpaths, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden is open seven days a week with free admission. The Sculpture Garden is closed on all legal holidays.

Arts New Orleans – The premier resource for discovering New Orleans creative culture online. A project of the Arts Council of New Orleans, the website includes a local directory of arts venues, groups and artists in addition to a comprehensive, daily updated cultural events calendar. Search keywords, browse photos and watch videos all in one central location to help you find the perfect match for your arts and cultural interests.

New Orleans Arts District – NOAD is located in the historic American Sector, close to the Mississippi River and the world famous French Quarter.  The renaissance of this area began with the 1984 World’s Fair, and today is a thriving neighborhood of art galleries and world-class museums, restaurants, shops and private residences.  Anchored by Julia Street, the Arts District is a short walk away from the New Orleans Convention Center and Louisiana Super Dome.

New Orleans Theatre Association – Founded originally in 1984 as the new Orleans Civic Light Opera, today the new Orleans Theatre Association (NOTA) is the leading presenter of touring theatrical productions and other performing arts presentations in Louisiana.

Mid City Theater – NEW ORLEANS’ NEWEST NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE. Comedy, Drama, Cabaret and Music