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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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Residency Info Session

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arts Council New Orleans, 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113 United States

Our friends at Arts Council New Orleans are hosting us at their offices to present information on applying for Rising Residencies and Emerging Writers' Residencies for 2020-21. Please join us to learn more on Wednesday, March 11th, 4PM at Arts Council New Orleans, 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, Suite 100. (Entry is at the back of the building, look for signage on our door next to the Dryades Market).  Free parking available in the lot. Light refreshments provided. Rising: Climate in…

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Artist Salon with Jeffery Darensbourg

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 6:30pm at A Studio in the Woods, join us for a potluck and to learn more about Adaptations Resident Jeffery Darensbourg. THE EVENT IS FREE BUT PLEASE RSVP HERE During his residency, Jeffery Darensbourg is interested in exploring the knowledge of flora, fauna, and people his Atakapa-Ishak ancestors carried with them and wishes to connect this sort of Louisiana-specific knowledge to the knowledge urban Natives such as himself have in negotiating Indigeneity, within the contemporary milieu…

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February 2020

Mardi Gras From a Bird’s Eye View Bead Collection

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Uptown Parade Route – Napoleon between Tchoupitoulas and St. Charles

Recycle your beads with the Mockingbird Project! Artist Pippin Frisbie-Calder, scientists from Karubian Lab, and community volunteers will be out on the Uptown parade route (Napoleon between Magazine and St. Charles) to recycle Mardi Gras Beads and raise awareness about lead contamination in the city. Bring us your beads and we will exchange them for a hand-made throw and recycle them. Sunday, February 23, 1:30pm - 5:30pm. A Studio in the Woods is working in collaboration with Tulane biologists Dr.…

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Mardi Gras From a Bird’s Eye View Bead Collection

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Uptown Parade Route – St. Charles between Napoleon and Louisiana

Recycle your beads with the Mockingbird Project! Artist Pippin Frisbie-Calder, scientists from Karubian Lab, and community volunteers will be out on the Uptown parade route (St. Charles between Napoleon and Louisiana) to recycle Mardi Gras Beads and raise awareness about lead contamination in the city. Bring us your beads and we will exchange them for a hand-made throw and recycle them. Saturday, January 15, 1:30pm - 5:30pm. A Studio in the Woods is working in collaboration with Tulane biologists Dr.…

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New Orleans Town Gardeners Walk in the Woods with David Baker

February 7 @ 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. Friday, February 7 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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January 2020

Artist Salon with Nick Slie

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Please join us to meet A Studio in the Woods' newest resident artist, Nick Slie, who has been awarded one of six Adaptations Residencies at A Studio in the Woods this season. This is a potluck, we will provide the main dish but ask that everyone pitch in a little something - drinks, salad, appetizer, dessert... Please RSVP here and let us know what you plan to bring. Click here for map and directions. Please note that parking is limited, save on gas and…

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Mardi Gras from a Bird’s Eye View Costume Building

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newcomb Art Museum, Woldenberg Art Center
New Orleans, LA United States

We are looking for volunteers to participate in a Mardi Gras recycling program to promote citizen science! Volunteers will need to commit to attending the costume building session on January 28 and one bead collection day (4 hours) that will take place on the Uptown New Orleans parade route on the 15th and the 23rd of February, times TBA. SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER HERE More information on the project here

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Regina Agu Closing Gallery Talk

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, LA United States

On the final day to view Regina Agu’s panoramic installation in the the New Orleans Museum of Art's Great Hall titled Passage, performance artist Megan Easley will deliver a water and audio performance in the Great Hall in tribute to the work at 1pm. The performance will be followed by a Gallery Talk with Regina Agu at 1:30 pm. Passage was created in partnership with A Studio in the Woods, through an artist residency. More information here.

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