One of the region’s most active hubs for art and culture, New Orleans has dozens of museums, galleries, and independent spaces that highlight its diverse cultural histories. The city also hosts Prospect, a major triennial that brings some of the country’s most important artists to the Gulf South.
Fostering the work of emerging contemporary artists through innovative exhibitions, lectures, screenings, performances, arts programming and career building programs which are free and open to the public.WebsiteAddress4100 St Claude Ave
Ashé curates, exhibits, and commissions fine, folk, and fine-folk art of the African Diaspora, producing over 350 music, theater, dance, spoken word, drum circles, and multi-disciplinary events a year. WebsiteAddress1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
NOAAM seeks to preserve and further the culture and history of African Americans and the African diaspora. In addition to developing exhibitions, the museum provides programs and space for the community.WebsiteAddress1418 Governor Nichols St
The museum houses an expansive assortment of memorabilia indigenous to Mardi Gras, jazz funerals and other New Orleans traditions, including a collection of photography and video documentation by Sylvester Francis.WebsiteAddress1116 Henriette Delille St
The gallery provides a venue for artists of the African diaspora to exhibit superior works of art while providing lectures, panel discussions, intimate gallery talks and exhibitions with artists in attendance.WebsiteAddress201 St Charles Ave #132
The McKenna Museum seeks to make fine art of the African Diaspora accessible by identifying and presenting emerging artists alongside well-established fine arts masters.WebsiteAddress2003 Carondelet St