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A new participatory project from Adaptations Resident Manon Bellet and artist Erik Kiesewetter: See A Voice/Voir Une Voie

May 22, 2020

A new participatory project from Adaptations Resident Manon Bellet and artist Erik Kiesewetter: See A Voice/Voir Une Voie What is the relationship between art and the public space –– in our present… Read More

Dedicating the Writer’s Cabin

April 27, 2020

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… Read More

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

April 16, 2020

Right now, 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… Read More

Current Open Calls – Applications due April 13

March 16, 2020

We currently have three calls open for artists and scholars. All applications are due April 13. Please reach out to Cammie Hill-Prewitt at [email protected] or 504-407-4410 with any questions. Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies –  Inviting artists to examine… Read More

A Studio in the Woods and COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Dear Friends, This is a difficult time for all of us, mentally, physically, socially, and financially. As we weather this crisis, the power of nature and art to provide direction and solace is more evident than ever. We encourage… Read More

Calling Emerging New Orleans Writers

March 4, 2020

Applications are now open for Emerging Writers’ Residencies at A Studio in the Woods. These residencies 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… Read More

Byron Asher’s “Skrontch Music” Hits the Road

February 19, 2020

2016-17 Flint & Steel Resident Byron Asher is embarking on a tour of “Skrontch Music”, an iterative composition project that explores the histories and lineages of jazz in New Orleans through contemporary composition and improvisation. The piece was researched… Read More

Applications Now Open for Tulane Scholarly Retreats 2020-21

February 14, 2020

The ByWater Institute and A Studio in the Woods seek to enhance and support the scholarship, creativity and cross-disciplinary activity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies during Academic Year F2020-S2021. These residencies will provide a… Read More

Kids in the Woods Summer Camp Registration Now Open

February 10, 2020

Registration for Kids in the Woods Summer Camp 2020 is now open! Click here for more information and to register today. Youth 7-11 years old, $600 per child. 10% discount for families registering multiple children. June 8… Read More

Calling All Artists – Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies

January 30, 2020

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. Read More