Art And Theatre Events In New Orleans

Performances, Theatre Events And Art Exhibitions In New Orleans

Art gives voice to the voiceless and fame to the ignored. You can learn various forms of art from dancing to sketching in New Orleans. There are designated classes, drama workshops, and art events in New Orleans for the same. If you just want to be a mere spectator you can attend theatre events and art exhibitions in New Orleans too.

Ever wanted to volunteer in those nukkad, nataks or street shows? Wish to learn the basics of painting? Well, just explore through the art & theatre events in New Orleans.

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Date Event Venue
08 Nov 2024 Bonnie Raitt Saenger Theatre-LA, New Orleans
27 Jun 2024 Old Gods of Appalachia The Joy Theater, New Orleans
02 Jun 2024 Jecaryous Johnson (Theater) Saenger Theatre-LA, New Orleans
14 Sep 2024 Paw Patrol Live (Theater) UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans
30 Dec 2024 Nutcracker Magical Christmas Ballet Saenger Theatre-LA, New Orleans
28 Sep 2024 Marc Broussard Tipitinas, New Orleans
01 Jun 2024 Tye Tribbett And Friends Only One Night Tho Saenger Theatre New Orleans
30 May 2024 Nate Bargatze The Be Funny Tour Smoothie King Center, New Orleans
16 Jun 2024 Drive-By Truckers - Southern Rock Opera Revisited 2024 Civic Theatre, New Orleans
21 Jun 2024 Pod Meets World Live The Kids Wanna Jump Tour Civic Theatre, New Orleans

Art In New Orleans

New Orleans, the city that lies near the Mississippi River is all about art. Performing arts, visual art and avant-garde art festivals of New Orleans cannot be missed while you are here. This culture of art in this city is precisely why it is called Art district New Orleans and it stays true to this name with the best art fairs, art classes and workshops in the country. New Orleans art galleries have rich collections of modern and old paintings, statues, and artifacts. The art galleries gather attention from art lovers all over the world. New Orleans art is only complete with its street art and wall art, it is what keeps the art scene in the city thriving. New Orleans street art can be experienced in Julia Street, French Quarter and Broad street. You can attend art classes New Orleans has to offer and bring back home a piece of this city forever. 

New Orleans Art Festivals

The colorful city of New Orleans has great art fairs, shows, and festivals. Some of the most prominent art festivals of New Orleans include Whitney White Linen Night, Art for Arts’ Sake and Dirty Linen Night. The custom behind Whitney White Linen Night and Dirty Linen Night is associated with the hot summers of New Orleans. To cool off from the heat, the locals often wore linen clothes, and thus explains the naming two art festivals after their love for linen. These venues are filled with events that will make your New Orleans trip memorable. Art for Arts’ sake is attended by almost 30,000 art lovers all over the world, all these festivals are celebrated by New Orleans art galleries in various events. The art district of New Orleans is definitely a haven for art enthusiasts. Art workshops and art classes in New Orleans are a great way to get introduced to the art scene of New Orleans.

New Orleans Art Galleries And Museums

Top art galleries and museums to experience in New Orleans art include, Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, Studio Be New Orleans and Arthur Roger Gallery. These places host prominent pieces of art including paintings and sculptures from the local, national and international art scene. Timeless pieces of New Orleans art can be found in these places. Arthur Roger Gallery in Julia Street hosts contemporary art, and the building of the gallery itself is an architectural marvel. Local culture and emotions take New Orleans art to a higher level, the walls and streets of New Orleans have a huge role in keeping up the bustle of the art scene. The top places to experience New Orleans street art and wall art are Broad Street, 7th Ward, and Esplanade Avenue among several others. Get these places into your itinerary to indulge in the authentic New Orleans art vibes. You get to have a good time here by looking at stunning visual arts all through the streets and by having conversations with locals about art. Dive in the art district of New Orleans and get ready for a unique experience that will make you fall in love with this city.

The city of New Orleans has something for everyone, especially for art lovers. Blend your New Orleans trip with culture, art, and good vibes. It is good to get your tickets to all the top art events, fairs, shows, festivals and art classes in New Orleans on your travel dates before visiting the city.

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