Art Market in Press Street Gardens

A Weekly Art Market In Press Street Gardens: Saturdays From November 28 – December 19

Join us in Press Street Gardens for a weekly Art Market, hosted by 5 Press Gallery every Saturday from November 28 through December 19. The Art Market will feature work from NOCCA students, faculty, and alumni, as well as artists in our community. You’ll also be able to enjoy delicious…

chocolate and peppermint

December Pie Of The Month: Dark & White Chocolate Peppermint Cream

For their final pie of 2015, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are going all out with a Dark and White Chocolate Peppermint Cream Pie. They’ll start with cocoa crumb pie shell, fill it with dark chocolate cream, and top it off with a layer of peppermint and white chocolate cream. It’s…

Home for the Holidays 2015

December 22, 2015: 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…

NOCCA Holiday Marketplace 2015

Now Open: The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace

The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace is open for business! Below, you’ll find a full range of gifts perfect for friends, family members, and business associates. Ordering is simple and easy, with shipping and pickup options for most items. Proceeds benefit programs for NOCCA’s young artists, their teachers, and the community.  …

pumpkin pecan praline

November Pie Of The Month: Pumpkin Pecan Praline

This November, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have set their sights on your holiday sweet tooth. For their Pie of the Month, they’re making a Pumpkin Pecan Praline Pie. They’ll create a flaky crust layered with crunchy pecan praline bits, fill it with a classic spiced pumpkin filling, and top it off…

Shirley & Orlin Corey on the first day of the Academic Studio 8-1-11 (pic by E. McMillan)

Lifetime NOCCA Institute Board Member, Orlin Russel Corey

We’re deeply saddened to report the passing of Orlin Corey, a talented theatre artist, a gifted publisher, a devoted supporter of NOCCA and The NOCCA Institute, and a thoroughly remarkable New Orleanian. Like his wife, Shirley Trusty Corey (pictured above with Orlin on the first day of Academic Studio classes in…

Thanksgiving cornucopia

Press Street Station’s Thursday Night Supper Series Brings Global Comfort Food To The Intersection Of The Marigny & The Bywater

Chef James Cullen and the staff of Press Street Station are celebrating the arrival of fall with a delicious October Supper Series. The series will offer themed, prix-fixe, three-course dinners, featuring the flavors of Italy, Germany, and the United States. Each Thursday, guests will be invited to enjoy a supper with a…

Apple pie

October Pie Of The Month: Granny Smith Apple & Bacon

For October’s Pie of the Month, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are merging two amazing tastes: the crispness of Granny Smith apples and the rich, smokiness of bacon. If you like a little savory with your sweet, the Granny Smith Apple & Bacon pie is like the holy grail of desserts….

'Home' by Jamie Nguyen

Through October 31 In 5 Press Gallery: Forthcoming: Young Artists of NOCCA

Forthcoming: Young Artists of NOCCA is an exhibition of current work by NOCCA Visual Arts students. The show is on view through October 31 in The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery, located at 5 Press Street. Forthcoming includes selections from the annual NOCCA student-curated, year-end exhibition that took place in May 2015;…

Press Street Gardens' CSA program

Press Street Gardens’ CSA Program Offers Weekly Assortments Of Herbs, Veggies, And Flowers

The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens is overflowing with herbs, vegetables, and flowers! Recently, the Gardens launched a Community-Supported Agriculture program for serious “eat local” (and “decorate local”) fans. For one price, you can get a full month of produce or hand-picked flowers, with boxes and bouquets available for pickup every…

NOCCA's Culinary Arts students (pic by Elizabeth McMillan)

Saturday Brunch With NOCCA’s Culinary Arts Students

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students mean business! Join tomorrow’s star chefs in Press Street Gardens on Saturday mornings from 8am to 1pm. They’ll serve a great breakfast from The Boxcar food truck, with treats picked right from the Gardens!

Thomas Q. Sims, Jivamukti yoga instructor

Saturday Mornings In Press Street Gardens: Yoga With Thomas Q. Sims

Start your weekend with some yoga and meditation, led by certified Jivamukti instructor Thomas Q. Sims in Press Street Gardens on Saturday mornings from 9am-10am. Classes are $8 per person, with a small surcharge for credit card payments. Students should bring their own mats and anything else they like to…

Jacob Reptile & papier-mâché Halloween masks

5 Press Gallery’s Arts Classes For Adults: Papier-Mâché Mask-Making & Experimental Film

The NOCCA Institute and 5 Press Gallery are excited to announce three great autumn workshops taught by talented NOCCA Visual Arts alumni. Miro Hoffman, an artist-in-residence at the Joan Mitchell Center, will lead short and in-depth classes in experimental filmmaking, while Jacob Reptile helps everyone get into the Halloween spirit with…

PSS cooking classes, fall 2015

Become a NOCCA student for a night as Press Street Station offers its first cooking classes!

Ever wanted to become a NOCCA student? This fall, you can! Study the Culinary Arts for a night at The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Station restaurant, and walk away with the skills you need to wow family and friends at your next get-together. Our first three classes are: TERRIFIC TAILGATING…

NOCCA Institute board 2015-2016

The NOCCA Institute Welcomes 11 New Board Members For 2015-16

The NOCCA Institute welcomes 11 new members to its board of directors for 2015-16: Dwayne Bernal (engineer), Ted Bloch III, M. D. (psychiatrist), Kimberly Despeaux (Entergy), Hunter Hill (IberiaBank), Rachel Van Voorhees Kirschman (harpist, LPO), Al Kropog (Capital One), Zachary H. Kupperman (entrepreneur and attorney), Tiffany Oestreicher (Oestreicher Properties), Lynes…