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April 2020

Virtual Writer’s Cabin Dedication

April 29 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 5:00 pm

The Writer's Cabin was a long-held dream of our founder, Lucianne Carmichael, that we've worked on over the last decade to make a reality. This winter it was finally completed and we scheduled a dedication full of readings, remarks and celebration for March 18, 2020. The global pandemic cancelled the event, but now we would like to (virtually) invite you in. Take a tour, read reflections, and dream of what could happen in this space. We invite you to submit…

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Big River Detour – An Instagram Residency by Artists Monique Verdin and Karen Goulet

April 15 @ 8:00 am - May 15 @ 5:00 pm
@weismanartmuseum

This spring Big River Continuum artist Karen Goulet was scheduled to be in residence at A Studio in the Woods. COVID-19 changed that, but Karen and partner artist Monique Verdin are taking their Mississippi River exchange residency to a new platform – Instagram. Follow their Big River Detour on our partner Weisman Art Museum’s Instagram account @weismanartmuseum, April 15 – May 15, 2020. Monique and Karen will post dispatches from their respective ends of the river, sharing with one another,…

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Tulane Scholarly Retreat Application Deadline

April 13 @ 11:59 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Applications for Tulane Scholarly Retreats are due by midnight PDT on April 13, 2020. View full application details here.

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Rising Residency Application Deadline

April 13 @ 11:59 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Applications for Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies are due by midnight PDT on April 13, 2020. View full application details here.

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Emerging Writers’ Residency Application Deadline

April 13 @ 11:58 pm

Emerging Writers’ Residencies at A Studio in the Woods invite local poets, playwrights, composers, and prose writers (fiction and nonfiction) to apply for one-week residencies at our Writer’s Cabin to support new or ongoing work. Proposals are due April 13, 2020, and residencies will be awarded by June 12, 2020. Full details and application available here.

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Postponed – New Orleans Town Gardeners Walk in the Woods with David Baker

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Join us for a fun and informative Walk in the Woods with Studio Botanist David Baker to learn about his work and the land first-hand. Visitors are welcome to bring lunch with them to enjoy on the grounds following the tour. The event is free but please RSVP. Monday, April 20 at 11am at A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd. New Orleans, LA 70131. This program is sponsored by the New Orleans Town Gardeners.

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Postponed – Studio on the Half Shell

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Home of Libra and Casius Pealer

Join us for an evening of art, food and music in support of A Studio in the Woods at the home of Libra & Casius Pealer. Sunday, April 5, 2020, 4pm - 7pm. Oysters, seafood, and more by Chef Ryan Prewitt of Pêche and chef Steve Meaux of Smokey Mary's , coming soon from Mid City Yacht Club. Wet your whistle with a cocktail by Cure. Desserts by Shake Sugary. Artistic offerings from former residents kai barrow, Adam Crosson, Pippin…

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Rising Residency Webinar

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for an online information session about Rising Residencies. Staff will answer questions about the application process and residency experience. Register here. Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies at A Studio in the Woods invite artists to examine the severity of the climate crisis and be agents of change to guide our collective understanding, response, and vision as we shape our shared future. New Orleans and the inhabitants of our region are frequently invoked as some of the most vulnerable to…

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March 2020

Emerging Writers’ Residencies Webinar

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for an online information session about Emerging Writers' Residencies. Staff will answer questions about the application process and residency experience. Register here. These one week residencies support emerging poets, playwrights, composers, and prose writers (fiction and nonfiction) living in southeast Louisiana—Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Washington parishes. Details and full application available here.  Applications due by April 13, 2020.

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Postponed – Writer’s Cabin Dedication

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Dear friends, in response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, specifically to an increased number of cases in the New Orleans metro area, and in accordance with Tulane’s recommendations, we have decided to postpone the Writer’s Cabin dedication in line with physical distancing protocols. Staff will be convening to determine appropriate adaptations of our other scheduled programming this coming week. Thank you for your understanding and take care, The Staff of A Studio in the Woods. --- Wednesday, March 18 at 9:30am,…

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