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March Pie Of The Month: Strawberry Limeade Crumble

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR PIE TODAY NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic pies all year long. For March, they’re serving up one of our favorite spring treats, a strawberry pie — but this isn’t just any strawberry pie! Paired with homemade lime curd and prepared with a crunchy…

Homemade Veggie Galette by Flickr user Memphis CVB

February’s Pie Of The Month: Garden Galette With Fresh Herbs & Vegetables

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic pies all year long. For February, they’re getting into the Lenten spirit with a healthy, delicious Garden Galette, made with produce from The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens. Ingredients include roasted beets, turnips, shallots, garlic, fresh herbs, and shaved Manchego cheese, all served in…

Mask work by NOCCA alum Jacob Reptile

This Saturday, February 7: Paper Maché Mask Workshop With NOCCA Alum Jacob Reptile

Artist and NOCCA Visual Arts alum Jacob Reptile will host our first-ever workshop at 5 Press Gallery on February 7th, from 1pm-5pm. In this workshop, attendees will learn to use contact cement to start and finish a paper maché mask in four hours. This method allows for quick building because…

Ana Gasteyer

March 28: Star Of SNL & Theatre Ana Gasteyer Performs On The Broadway @ NOCCA Series

Broadway @ NOCCA and Mark Cortale proudly presents Ana Gasteyer for one night only, with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host.

The NOCCA Institute’s Big 4-Oh! Gala: May 17, 2015

NOCCA’s turning 40! We’re celebrating this milestone on Sunday, May 17 at The Big 4-Oh! Gala, hosted by Terence Blanchard and Robin Burgess. The evening will feature performances by GRAMMY Award-winners Pedrito Martinez and Terence Blanchard; food by New Orleans’ top chefs including Tory McPhail, Frank Brigtsen, Justin Devillier, and Aaron…

Nikki Jackson (photo by Wallace Merritt)

Creativity Coach & NOCCA Faculty Member Nikki Jackson Leads A Five-Week Class To Help You Reach Your Goals

NOCCA faculty member, acclaimed ceramicist, and Surdna Foundation fellow Nikki Jackson is offering another special five-week class on achieving your creative goals: CREATIVITY COACHING Wednesday nights at NOCCA (2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans) Five weeks, beginning February 25, 2015 Cost: $250 * Enrollment limited CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW Note:…

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January 6 – February 21: Twelfth Night at 5 Press Gallery

On January 6th, Twelfth Night opens at The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery. Traditionally, Twelfth Night marks the beginning of the Carnival season, and appropriately, the work featured in this show explores themes related to celebration and excess. Several works are wearable art pieces originally created for Carnival walking krewes; other pieces…

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Mousse Pie

January Pie Of The Month: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Mousse

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic desserts all year long. January’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Mousse Pie is a rich, creamy treat — a perfectly decadent way to celebrate the Carnival season. The deadline for placing your order is Sunday, January 25. Pies are $20 and can be picked…

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Wishlist: Art for Sharing

From November 22nd until December 29th, please join us at 5 Press Gallery for Wishlist: Art for Sharing, featuring affordable fine art, crafts, jewelry, and artist-made products. Works have been created by NOCCA affiliated artists, as well as great artists around our community, including Marcus Brown, Karin Burt, Hannah Chalew, Ursa Eyer,…

NOCCA Marketplace 2014

The Holiday Edition Of The NOCCA Marketplace Is Now Open!

The holiday edition of The NOCCA Marketplace is officially open! Visit Shop.NOCCAInstitute.com to find gifts for friends, family, clients, and yourself, made by Culinary Arts students at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Proceeds from sales support programs for students, faculty, and the community. Orders will be taken through…

Emeril Lagasse Foundation & Solomon family gift announcement

Emeril Lagasse Foundation & The Solomon Family Partner To Announce A Major Grant In Support Of NOCCA

Representatives from Emeril Lagasse Foundation, the Solomon family, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), and The NOCCA Institute, came together on Monday, November 10 for an exciting announcement.  Speaking on behalf of the Foundation and the family, respectively, Chef Emeril Lagasse and Gary Solomon Jr. revealed a partnership grant…

NOCCA Spotlight: Quana Bourgeois

We’re putting New Orleans Center for Creative Arts’ amazing students and faculty in the spotlight. Through a series of video profiles, we’ll introduce you to the people that make NOCCA a great place to study and work. In this video, we’ve trained our camera on Quana Bourgeois, a Level IV…

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November Pie Of The Month: Honey Pumpkin Cheesecake

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic desserts all year long. For November’s Pie of the Month, they’re making a Honey Pumpkin Cheesecake! They’ll start with harvest squash from The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens, then bake it with honey, goat cheese, and spices. The deadline for placing your order is Sunday,…

Home for the Holidays

December 22, 2014: Home For The Holidays At House Of Blues

The NOCCA Institute and the family of Daniel Price invite you HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS A fundraiser at House of Blues JUST THE FACTS * Home for the Holidays is a night of spectacular art and music benefiting the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists, which offers scholarships to…

Broadway in New Orleans series, 2014-15

2014-15 Broadway Series Stars Joanna Gleason, Cheyenne Jackson, Ana Gasteyer, Christine Ebersole, & Seth Rudetsky

The Broadway in New Orleans series kicks off this Saturday with Joanna Gleason (Tony-winner for Into The Woods and star of the films Boogie Nights and The Wedding Planner). She’ll perform at Le Petit Theatre with special guests Well-Strung, the Singing String Quartet. Later this year, the series moves to…