The NOCCA Marketplace 2016

The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace is live, featuring tasty treats for friends and family

The holidays are almost here, and as always, The NOCCA Institute has a host of great goodies for all your gift-giving needs. NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have created six great treats for family and friends (including the four-legged variety). On our website, you’ll also find ceramics, prints, and other goods…

Home for the Holidays

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to Home for the Holidays on December 22 at House of Blues

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to Home for the Holidays at House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur Street, on Thursday, December 22, 2016. Home for the Holidays is a night of spectacular art and music benefiting the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists,…

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Broadway @ NOCCA kicks off 2016-17 season

In the four seasons since the Broadway @ NOCCA series launched, the brightest lights of Broadway and television have blazed a path to New Orleans thanks to Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky. In the series’ fifth New Orleans season, the star-powered tradition continues with…

Dirt Gala

August 20: Press Street Gardens’ first-ever Dirt Gala

On Saturday, August 20, from 7pm to 10pm, The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens invites you to its first-ever Dirt Gala! This fun, casual, outdoor event will raise funds to support the Gardens’ programs for students and faculty at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, as well as the general public. Admission…

write+cook+draw: arts classes for adults

This July: Arts classes for adults, sponsored by The NOCCA Institute!

This summer, adults will have the opportunity to learn from NOCCA’s incredible faculty and visiting artists in a new summer arts camp format. The classes, which include Culinary Arts, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts, are available beginning July 8. Instructors include Chef Frank Brigtsen, authors Lara Naughton and Michael Lee, and…

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Remembering Reconstruction: Late-19th-Century Freedom Struggles in History and Memory

Homer Plessy Day event at NOCCA Remembering Reconstruction: Late-19th-Century Freedom Struggles in History and Memory NOCCA’s Ellis Marsalis Jazz Studio, 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans Monday, June 6, from 6pm to 7:30pm Free and open to the public Each June, The NOCCA Institute and the Plessy & Ferguson Foundation celebrate…

ART&SOUL 2016

The NOCCA Institute’s ART&SOUL Gala Is On Saturday, May 21!

THE NOCCA INSTITUTE’S ANNUAL GALA ART&SOUL: HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS Saturday, May 21, 2016 New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Chevron Forum 6:30pm – midnight UPDATE: The ART&SOUL silent auction is now open. Click here to check out these great items and place your bid!  This year’s ART&SOUL gala features…

A Taste of NOCCA

On May 4, dine out and enjoy a ‘Taste of NOCCA’

ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, DINE OUT AND ENJOY A “TASTE OF NOCCA” A CELEBRATION OF THE NEW ORLEANS CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS On Wednesday, May 4, restaurants across New Orleans will celebrate the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts by participating in “TASTE OF NOCCA“. They’ll donate a portion of that…

Flowers in Press Street Gardens

Fresh veggies and flowers from Press Street Gardens

Press Street Gardens is overflowing with herbs, vegetables, and flowers! This summer we’re relaunching our Community-Supported Agriculture program for serious “eat local” and “decorate local” fans. For one price, you can get a full month of produce, hand-picked flowers, or both, with boxes and bouquets available for weekly pickup. VEGETABLES…

GiveNOLA 2016

Tuesday, May 3 is #GiveNOLA Day

This Tuesday, May 3, New Orleans nonprofits like The NOCCA Institute are teaming up for another exciting GiveNOLA Day. It’s a day designed to raise awareness of the city’s many arts, cultural, and social service organizations and to encourage charitable giving. This year, The NOCCA Institute will allocate all GiveNOLA Day funds…

A Taste of NOCCA

Calling Chefs & Restaurateurs: Give Your Guests A “Taste of NOCCA” on May 4

CHEFS AND RESTAURATEURS, PLEASE JOIN US FOR A “TASTE OF NOCCA” A CELEBRATION OF THE NEW ORLEANS CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016 The NOCCA Institute is preparing another exciting “Taste of NOCCA” event to celebrate the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts! This citywide dine-around will give…

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May Pie of the Month: Northshore Blueberry and Lime Pie

For their final Pie of the Month for 2015-2016, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have dreamed up a spectacular treat: a Northshore Blueberry and Lime Pie. They’ll start with Azul Dulce Blueberries grown in Franklinton, Louisiana, mix them with tart limes, and wrap everything up in a flaky lattice crust. We can’t…

strawberries

April Pie Of The Month: Local Strawberries and Cream Pie

This April, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are taking advantage of one of Louisiana’s sweetest natural treats: spring strawberries. They’ll use locally grown fruit to make a fabulous strawberry cream pie, layered on a chocolate cookie crust. It’s a little bit tart, a little bit rich, and a whole lot of…

Bunny Boston Cream Pie

March Pie Of The Month: Bunny Boston Cream Pie

This March, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are getting into the spirit of spring with a clever, delicious Bunny Boston Cream Pie. They’ll start with two layers of carrot cake that could get any bunny hopping with joy. In-between, they’ll hide a filling of pineapple pastry cream, and on top, they’ll…

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Next At NOCCA: Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s Newest Dance Export

The NOCCA Institute & the New Orleans Ballet Association present Malpaso Dance Company March 11-13 in NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS The NOCCA Institute and the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) present Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company for three performances in NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall on Friday…