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The Arts in New Orleans
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The Arts

From traditional to contemporary, soothing to shocking, New Orleans provides a variety of forums for experiencing the arts. These local favorites for performing arts, galleries and museums can always be counted on for a constant dose of culture. Either the Gambit Weekly, available free of charge at stands throughout the city, or the Lagniappe section of Friday's Times Picayune provides a comprehensive and timely listing of exhibits and events.

Performing Arts

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
616 St. Peter St., 504-522-2081

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
305 Baronne St., Suite 600

New Orleans Ballet Association
801 N. Rampart St., 504.522.0996

New Orleans Opera
305 Baronne St., 504.529.3000

Southern Repertory Theater
501 Pine St., 504.861.8163

Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center
1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.


A Gallery for Fine Photography
322 Royal St., 504.568.1313

Cole Pratt Gallery
3800 Magazine St., 504.891.6789

Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp St., 504.528.3805

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
841 Carondolet, 504.522.5471

LeMieux Galleries
332 Julia St., 504.522.5988

M Gallery
2048 Magazine St., 504.586.0130

617 Bienville, 504.558.0505

Newcomb Art Gallery
Tulane University Uptown Campus

New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts
5256 Magazine St., 504.899.8111

New Orleans School of GlassWorks
727 Magazine St., 504.529.7277

Rodrigue Studios
721 Royal St., 504.581.4244

Thomas Mann Gallery
1804 Magazine St.  


Louisiana Children's Museum
420 Julia St., 504.523.1357

Musee Conti Wax Museum
917 Conti, 504.525.2605

World War II Museum
923 Magazine St., 504.527.6012

New Orleans Museum of Art
One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
514 Chartres St., 504.565.8027




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