Fallen Fruit’s art exhibit at the Newcomb Art Museum displays the school’s archives

April 12, 2018

Burns and Austin Young from Los Angeles have dubbed this installation “Empire, ” which sheds light on the different cultures that make up the city of New Orleans. The exhibition is commissioned and presented by Newcomb Art Museum, Pelican Bomb,… Read More

Fallen Fruit’s “EMPIRE” featured at the Newcomb Art Museum

April 6, 2018

To celebrate the New Orleans tricentennial, Fallen Fruit artists created an exhibit that used the vast archives and special collections at Tulane as material to create a complex visual narrative of New Orleans and its history of transnational trade and cultural… Read More

A Studio in the Woods featured on “Luscious Lower Coast” in Be New Orleans

March 28, 2018

Founded by Joe & Lucianne Carmichael, A Studio in the Woods is composed of over 7 acres of hardwood forest, nestled along the Mississippi River. Established to preserve endangered forest area, they house several artists’ residencies in a breathtaking, natural… Read More

Calling All Artists – Adaptations Living with Change Residencies

March 24, 2018

New Orleans and the region are frequently invoked as one of the areas most vulnerable to the effects of environmental change. Our highly manipulated landscape can be seen as a microcosm of the global environment, manifesting both the challenges and… Read More

Scholarly Retreats 2018-19

March 23, 2018

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 F2018-S2019. These residencies will provide a… Read More

Edward Ball’s “Life of a Klansman” at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans

February 23, 2018

On March 6, author Edward Ball will lead a talk titled “Life of a Klansman,” exploring the life of Ball’s great-grandfather, who violently opposed racial democracy in Louisiana between 1865 and 1877. Ball will discuss the birth of… Read More

“Uncommon Exchanges” at the Newcomb Art Museum

February 15, 2018

Produced by A Studio in the Woods, ByWater Institute and New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, “Uncommon Exchanges” uses art in hopes of sparking conversation between members of Tulane and New Orleans communities. The conversation series is envisioned as a… Read More

Fallen Fruit hopes to plant 300 citrus trees in New Orleans

January 10, 2018

In honor of the city’s tricentennial year, Fallen Fruit is teaming with local individuals, organizations, and the city park department to plant 300 citrus trees in New Orleans public areas throughout 2018. David Burns and Austin Young, co-founders of… Read More

Fallen Fruit gives the Tulane community the opportunity to adopt a tree

December 15, 2017

Fallen Fruit’s citywide project is designed to open conversations and provide local communities with free homegrown fruit. One particular aspect of the project is to give the Tulane University community the opportunity to adopt a free fruit tree. “New Orleans is… Read More

Jeff Whetstone’s “The Batture Ritual” featured at UNO St. Claude Gallery

December 12, 2017

Jeff Whetstone’s film “The Batture Ritual,” 2017, currently on view at UNO St. Claude Gallery, 2429 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, can be considered a portrait of the Mississippi River. Historically portraits have offered a narrowed or focused perspective on… Read More