Art Director


3330 Saint Claude Avenue, NOLA

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The New Orleans Art Center:

The New Orleans Art Center is the largest gallery in the Bywater. We are delighted to show local artist from our location in  the city's "Saint Claude Arts District." Located in the heart of the ninth ward and the Bywater.
We are in an area populated by not for profit art coop's and we have a very different mission. Our goal is to help local artist support themselves in a sustainable method.  Since opening in the beginning of 2015 the New Orleans Art Center has proudly exhibited over 500 artists in our 6,500 sq ft show space and we hope to show another 500 in the coming year. Thank you so much for visiting our web-site please visit the gallery on your next trip to New Orleans.

 ​   New exhibit each 2nd Saturday​​

"Collecting at its best is very far from mere acquisitiveness; it may become one of the most humanistic of occupations, seeking to illustrate by the assembling of significant reliques, the march of the human spirit in its quest for beauty..."
(Arthur Davison Ficke)

Current Show

"Specially Nawlins"

A special group showing including more than 20 artists and running until the beginning of June.
Rene Denet
Hernan Caro
Omar Alaoui
Jim Sohr
Morgan Molthrop
Christina Juran
Working on it.

Of Expression, Impression
        and the Everyday

Go Local

Great group of local artists curated by Chritina Juran. hours 12 noon -6 pm

Opening Reception Saturday February 10th 6 - 10 pm

Christina Juran

Christina Juran

Larry Daniel Nevil

Larry Daniel Nevil

George McClements

Glenn Miller

Christina Juran

Of Expression, Impression and the Everyday
Black-eyed Susans
Blues After Sunset
Reclamation Blues
Marie Laveau 
Larry Daniel Nevil
George McClements
A Group of Local Artists
"Of Expression Impression and the Everyday"
 Curated by Christina Juran
Visitors are telling us this is our best show to date
Marching Diety
Magnolia Glory
Glenn Miller
Christina Juran
Hours noon til 6 pm daily

Building a Peaceable Community

The Dangerous Ambiguity of Guns

The Pornography of War

         New Orleans Art Center
3330  Saint Claude Avenue - NOLA

Bywater Biennial

November 11th through December 30th

Contemporary Art Gallery

Proud to be part of the Bywater & St Claude Art District

Home of the ByWater Biennial and the La Femme art exhibits!
We are excited to present diverse rotating exhibitons featuring emerging and well-established artists.  New exhibitions open on the 2nd Saturday evening of each month and we invite all art lovers, supporters, collectors to join us and celebrate the unique artists of the New Orleans community and their work.  All artwork is for sale and we offer a range of work-  Something for everyone!  Your support helps artists to continue their work, the gallery to feature major exhibitions, and the community to thrive!

Open Daily 10am - 6pm & by appt.

Here every Monday night from 7-10pm  $12 per session, bring your own materials, RSVP 707-338-8478

MI CASA ES SU CASA  New Orleans Art Center is a great venue for dance, performances, music, networking/work/party socials, etc.  If you have a creative event, fundraiser, artist workshop or class, please call us and discuss how we can work together to bring your idea to fruition- for a one-time event or sessions of an ongoing nature.  Call us at 504-383-4765.  Let's get together!

UPSTAIRS STUDIOS AVAILABLE We still have several studios available.  Includes a large common area.  Enjoy the exchange of ideas & company of other working artists and of course, Ziggy- the resident dog!