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November 2021

Artist Salon with Yudith Nieto

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Registration is required, please RSVP here. Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 6:30pm join us to meet and learn more about current Rising: Climate in Crisis Resident Yudith Nieto. 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. Yudith will give a short presentation and a light dinner and refreshments will…

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FORESTival: A Celebration of Art and Nature

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Get your tickets here FORESTival is back! Join us at A Studio in the Woods on Saturday, November 13, 2021, 11am - 5pm for our 11th annual celebration of art and nature. We are thrilled to welcome our community back to the Woods after a year and a half apart. Time in nature, time together, and time spent engaging with art and music are what our souls need right now. We are excited to provide that in a spacious, safe and…

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October 2021

Artist Salon with Sidiki Conde and MILAGROS

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Registration is required, please RSVP here. Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6pm - 8:30pm join us to meet and learn more about current Rising: Climate in Crisis Residents Sidiki Conde and MILAGROS.  The event will be open-studio style; arrive at any time. A light dinner and refreshments will be provided. At A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd. New Orleans 70131. Directions here. Sidiki Conde’s music derives from the traditional rhythms of Guinea. In keeping with the West African griot…

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Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man

October 21 - October 24
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

A Clear Creek Creative eco-cultural theater experience in 5 acts presented in partnership with Mondo Bizarro Productions and A Studio in the Woods to benefit Hurricane Ida Relief through RISE St. James and The United Houma Nation's Yakani Ekelanna Garden. Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man is an environmental, cultural and spiritual parable derived from living in the foothills of Appalachia, one man among many seeking to make sense of the time, place and condition in which we live.  In the…

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June 2021

An (imaginary) inventory of (palimpsest) plants, gardens and other related objects in French colonial New Orleans

June 24 - June 26
Algiers Point

An (imaginary) inventory of (palimpsest) plants, gardens and other related objects in French colonial New Orleans is a participatory performance that takes the form of a small, printed inventory. The public is invited to use the inventory as a guide for creating personal responses to everyday, unnoticed remnants of French colonial history. Participants begin by collecting the inventory in Algiers Point along the levee, and then use it as a guide for crossing the Mississippi River on the Algiers ferry…

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Sense of Place & Loss: Artists, Land Loss & Climate Change

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Louisiana Folklife Program

Managing Director Ama Rogan will join upcoming Special Collaborations Resident Brandon Ballengée and Sam Oliver, Director of Acadiana Center for the Arts, for a conversation about artists, land loss, and climate change moderated by Adaptations Resident Jeffery Darensbourg on June 22 at 3pm. Hosted by the Louisiana Folklife Program, the group will discuss the role of artists and arts organizations in addressing our state's pressing environmental challenges. DETAILS AND REGISTRATION HERE

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Artists of the Big River Continuum: Bloom Like a Wildflower in a Hurricane and Flow Like a River

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weisman Art Museum

Join our partners at Weisman Art Museum for a special online event with Big River Continuum artists Monique Verdin and Karen Goulet on Thursday, June 3, at 7:00 p.m. Monique and Karen will be joined by Curator Rebecca Dallinger to discuss The Big River Continuum, an artist exchange residency hosted by us and our colleagues at the University of Minnesota's Itasca Biological Station. This collaborative project cultivates creative exchanges, connecting communities of the Mississippi River from the headwaters to the delta. MORE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION HERE

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May 2021

Deadline for Relief Residency Applications

May 5

Relief Residencies provide one-to-two week funded residencies for local, BIPOC artists and culture bearers who have not participated in an artist residency before. The mission of A Studio in the Woods, a program of Tulane University’s ByWater Institute, is to foster creative responses to the challenges of our time by providing retreat to artists, scholars, and the public in our protected forest on the Mississippi River. There have been no more acute challenges in recent memory than those presented by…

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Support A Studio in the Woods on GiveNOLA Day!

May 4

This GiveNOLA Day, we are celebrating a very special milestone – 20 years of supporting artists. Over the past two decades, we have been building a network of artists working to imagine unique and better solutions to combat the effects of the climate crisis in our community. These are the voices and ideas that carry us forward and keep our hope alive through extraordinary change. A 20th anniversary gift to A Studio in the Woods this GiveNOLA will help support…

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April 2021

Uncommon Exchanges: Indigo

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom

REGISTER HERE Newcomb Art Museum in partnership with A Studio in the Woods, The ByWater Institute at Tulane University, and New Orleans Center for the Gulf South presents Uncommon Exchanges: Indigo, a unique dialogue between unlikely pairings of Tulane and Gulf South experts. Rising Resident LaChaun Moore and anthropologist Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres will use the museum’s current exhibition, Transcommunality by Laura Anderson Barbata, as a catalyst for conversation to remedy missing narratives and provide paths forward –through creative means –…

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