Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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A Studio in the Woods

Contact Info


13401 Patterson Road
New Orleans, Louisiana 70131
United States
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504 392 4460

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Ama Rogan
Phone:504 392 4460

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:9am - 5pm M,W,Th,F; Visits are by appointment only.
Beginning date for service:01/01/2008

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
We are looking for both long term and short term volunteers to assist with the administrative and environmental needs of a local non-profit arts and environment organization.

Mission statements

A Studio in the Woods, a program of Tulane University located in 7.66 forested acres on the Mississippi River in New Orleans, is dedicated to preserving the endangered bottomland hardwood forest and providing within it a peaceful retreat where visual, literary and performing artists can work uninterrupted. Programming includes community workshops in the arts and environmental preservation, and an outdoor classroom where school children and university students can experience and study the natural world. The only live-in artists' retreat in the Deep South, A Studio in the Woods fosters both environmental preservation and the creative work of all artists.

Division Mission Statements

  • Affordable Green Building
  • Arts and Environmental Organization To protect and preserve our Mississippi River bottomland hardwood forest and to provide a tranquil haven where artists can reconnect with universal creative energy and work uninterrupted within this natural sanctuary.
  • Development
  • Grassroots
  • Nonprofit

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations
  • All populations
  • All populations
  • All populations
  • All populations
  • All populations

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Affordable, Sustainable Energy
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Arts & Culture
  • Children/Youth
  • Climate Change
  • Community Outreach
  • Education
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Justice

Public Service Needs

  • Develop curriculum for children 5-12 years old
  • Develop curriculum for children 12-18 years old
  • Develop a new database or contribute content to an existing database
  • Conduct engaged research
  • Raise funds
  • Provide administrative assistance
  • Conduct oral histories
  • Organize an outreach event
  • Develop publicity material
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Continued collaborations with community orgranizations
  • help with existing website problems
  • Media development
  • Publicity
  • Publicity and Fundraising
  • Research, outreach, coordination

Services Provided by Agency

  • Arts and Environmental Programming
  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Exhibits and education
  • Green Space
  • Programming

Public Service Activities

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Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060