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January 2020

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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Mardi Gras from a Bird’s Eye View Costume Building

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 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 one costume building session on either January 20 or a second date TBD 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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December 2019

“Regina Agu: Passage” Gallery Talk with Tia-Simone Gardner

December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, LA United States

Special Collaborations Resident Regina Agu will be joined by Adaptations Resident Tia-Simone Gardner in a discussion at New Orleans Museum of Art about Agu's panoramic installation Passage, on view in the Great Hall through February 10, 2020. Passage was created in partnership with A Studio in the Woods, through an artist residency. December 18, 2019, 6pm at New Orleans Museum of Art.

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Hannah Pepper-Cunningham presents “Carbon, Capture”

December 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Catapult, 609 St. Ferdinand St
New Orleans, LA 70117

Adaptations Resident Hannah Pepper-Cunningham and local artist Ron Ragin have been investigating material for their first solo performances and will share their findings at ONESIE -- a duet of solos on December 14 at 7:30pm or December 15 at 2:00pm at Catapult, 609 St. Ferdinand, presented by Mondo Bizarro, and supported through a grant from the New Orleans Theater Association. Carbon, Capture by Hannah Pepper-Cunnigham. Not every solution to climate change is a good one. This performance was made possible…

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Artist Salon with Ladee Hubbard

December 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Monday, December 9, 2019, 6:30pm at A Studio in the Woods, join us for a potluck and to learn more about author Ladee Hubbard. Ladee Hubbard is the second Gulf South Writer in the Woods, an appointment spanning 18 months in 2019 and 2020 which includes a total of six weeks in residence at A Studio in the Woods, public engagement programming, and research support. During the residency, Hubbard will be revising her novel, The Rib King. Spanning a ten-year…

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November 2019

Opening Night and Gallery Talk: “Passage” by Regina Agu

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park
New Orleans, LA United States

Join us at New Orleans Museum of Art to celebrate the public opening of Regina Agu's installation "Passsage." At 7:30 PM, the artist will give a Gallery Talk in the Great Hall. ABOUT PASSAGE "Passage" is an immersive, site-specific installation created for the New Orleans Museum of Art by contemporary artist Regina Agu and marks her first solo museum show. Inspired by the historical form of the panorama, Agu’s 100-foot-long installation weaves together imagery of waterways from across Louisiana to…

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FORESTival: A Celebration of Art and Nature

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Our 9th annual FORESTival will be held on Saturday November 16, 2019, 10am - 5pm at A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Road (Westbank, New Orleans). Overflow parking and shuttle at 9201 Patterson Rd. Tickets $15*, kids free. Early bird hour 10am – 11am with $10 admission and a bird tour at 10:30am.  2019 marks the 50th anniversary of our Founders' purchase of the land A Studio in the Woods sits upon, and we are celebrating in style with…

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October 2019

Artist Salon with kei slaughter and ChE

October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 6:30pm at A Studio in the Woods, join us for a potluck and to learn more about our newest Adaptations Residents kei slaughter and ChE. While in residence, kei slaughter and ChE will work on “The People Can Fly,” a land-responsive performance ritual rooted in Queer Afro-Indigenous cultural strategies to address issues of climate gentrification, environmental racism, and land displacement for communities most impacted by climate adaptations. kei slaughter is an interdisciplinary performing artist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and music therapist.…

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Uncommon Exchanges: Pippin Frisbie-Calder and Jordan Karubian

October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Newcomb Art Museum, Woldenberg Art Center
New Orleans, LA United States

In partnership with A Studio in the Woods, The ByWater Institute at Tulane University, and The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, Newcomb Art Museum's interdisciplinary conversation series "Uncommon Exchanges" invites the New Orleans community to interact with diverse experts from Tulane and the Gulf South region. Using the current exhibitions "Flint is Family" and "The American Dream Denied" as a catalyst, Pippin Frisbie-Calder, FATHOM Resident Artist at A Studio in the Woods and Jordan Karubian, Phd, Associate Professor…

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Artist Salon with Margaret Pearce

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:30pm at A Studio in the Woods, join us for a potluck and to learn more about our newest Adaptations Resident, Margaret Pearce. While in residence, Margaret Pearce (Citizen Band Potawatomi), will continue research for “Mississippi Dialogues,” a three-year project to map public opinion about flooding into an Indigenized map of the Mississippi River. She will use her residency to be in proximity to Indigenous communities of the Delta while researching their place-worlds with their permission,…

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