Nikki Jackson (photo by Wallace Merritt)

NOCCA Faculty Member Nikki Jackson Leads A Five-Week Class To Help You Achieve Your Creative Goals

Join NOCCA faculty member, acclaimed ceramicist, and Surdna Foundation fellow Nikki Jackson for a very special five-week class on achieving your creative goals: CREATIVITY COACHING Wednesday nights at NOCCA (2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans) Five weeks, beginning September 24, 2014 Cost: $250 * Enrollment limited CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW…

Apple pie

NOCCA’s Pie Of The Month For September: French Apple Pie With Cheddar Crust!

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic desserts all year long! For September, they’re creating a very special autumn treat: a French apple pie with aged cheddar crust! As always, proceeds benefit the Culinary Arts department. The deadline for placing your order is Sunday, September 21. Pies can be picked up between 9:30am and…

Louis Armstrong

NOCCA & The Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp Celebrate Our Faculty And Alumni

Join us for three events that celebrate the role NOCCA and the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp have played in maintaining and enhancing New Orleans’ unique culture. All three are free and open to the public, and NOCCA alumni are especially invited to attend! Thursday, August 7 at 7pm: CLICK HERE…

Plessy v. Ferguson historical marker

Saturday, June 7 Is Plessy Day!

PLESSY DAY 2014 A selection of events hosted by The NOCCA Institute, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Plessy & Ferguson Foundation, Students at the Center, and Beecher​ Memorial United Church of Christ Saturday, June 7: 10am – 10pm Events begin at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts 2800…

The 2014 ART & SOUL Gala

The 2014 ART & SOUL Gala

Help raise the roof at ART&SOUL A gala fundraiser for The NOCCA Institute sponsored by The Lupin Foundation Sunday, May 18, 2014 New Orleans Center for Creative Arts 2800 Chartres Street Patron Party: 6pm ART&SOUL Gala: 7pm – 10pm Tickets available from $65 by clicking here or calling 504 940 2900…

Dr. Ralph Lupin

Dr. Ralph Lupin: Former Board President, Longtime Friend Of NOCCA

We are deeply saddened to report that Dr. Ralph Lupin passed away this morning. A lifelong lover of the arts, Dr. Lupin was a great friend of NOCCA and an outspoken advocate for the school’s arts training programs for young people. Sally Perry, Executive Director of The NOCCA Institute, said, “Ralph…

Blueberry lime crumble

Our Final Pie Of The Month For 2013-14 Is A Blueberry Lime Crumble

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have been baking fantastic desserts all year long. For the final Pie of the Month Club offering, students have created a very special treat that you’re not likely to see on store shelves: a Blueberry Lime Crumble! As always, proceeds from the sale of this pie benefit the…

The Boxcar food truck

The Boxcar Food Truck Is Open For Business!

We’re happy to announce that The Boxcar — The NOCCA Institute’s food truck project — is officially open for business! We’re starting regular service today, March 31, offering lunch from 11am – 2pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. You can find us in the Faubourg Marigny on Press Street, between…

Strawberry rhubarb pie (photo by Cameron Nordholm)

April’s Pie Of The Month: Strawberry Rhubarb

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic pies all year long, and for April, they’re preparing a tart, tasty springtime treat: a Strawberry Rhubarb Pie! As always, proceeds benefit the Culinary Arts department. The deadline for placing your order is Sunday, April 20. Pies can be picked up between 9:30am and 6:30pm on…

dtmad2014 tasting2

March 21 – 30: Support Louisiana’s Next Culinary Artists & Order The “Dish That Makes A Difference”

Dine Out & Support NOCCA’s Young Artists! From March 21-30, order the “Dish That Makes A Difference” at restaurants across New Orleans The “Dish That Makes A Difference” is a recipe contest for students in NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program. Chefs and restaurateurs named Arieanna McKnight this year’s winner for her berbere-crusted…

NOCCA faculty, staff, alumni party

Calling Current And Past NOCCA Faculty, Staff, And Alumni: Help Us Celebrate NOCCA’s 40th Birthday!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 NOCCA’S PRE-40TH BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR CURRENT AND PAST FACULTY, STAFF, AND ALUMNI CLICK HERE TO RSVP The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is turning the big 4-0, and WE NEED YOU to help to kick off a year-long celebration! Whether your time at NOCCA was spent…

Model Violette Flint wearing one of India Flint’s works. Photo by India Flint.

March 11-April 25: Visual Artist India Flint Presents “fieldnotes”

The NOCCA Institute and NOCCA’s Visual Arts department are gearing up for the next event in the 2013-14 “On the Edge” gallery series: a solo exhibition called “fieldnotes”, featuring the work of India Flint. fieldnotes will open with a reception in the Ken Kirschman Artspace on Tuesday, March 11, from…

Quiche

March Pie Of The Month: Press Street Gardens Quiche

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic pies all year long, and for March, they’re offering something extra-special: to celebrate The NOCCA Institute’s new Press Street Gardens, students are making a healthy, post-Mardi Gras, vegetable quiche! As always, proceeds from pie sales benefit the Culinary Arts department. The deadline for placing…

lemon icebox pie

February’s Pie Of The Month: Lemon Icebox

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are baking fantastic pies all year long! For February, they’re offering something sweet for you (and maybe your sweetie-pie): a classic Lemon Icebox Pie. As always, proceeds from pie sales benefit the Culinary Arts department. The deadline for placing your order is Sunday, February 16. Pies can be…

Visiting Artist Exhibition Winter 2014

Visiting Artist Exhibition, With Work By Todd Johnson, Maddy Rosenberg, Meg Turner, And Carl Joe Williams

Visiting Artist Exhibition January 21 – February 28, 2014 NOCCA’s Ken Kirschman Artspace Opening reception: January 30, 6pm – 8pm NOCCA’s Visual Arts Department and The NOCCA Institute present the next event in the 2013-14 “On the Edge” gallery series: a Visiting Artist Exhibition featuring work by Todd Johnson, Maddy…