Take arts classes for adults at our Summer Studio: June-July 2017

The NOCCA Institute presents SUMMER STUDIO Two months of amazing arts classes for adults June-July 2017 Have you ever wanted to take a cooking lesson from acclaimed Chef Frank Brigtsen? Or study writing with author Lara Naughton? This June and July, you can do all that and more at The…

May 13: The NOCCA Institute’s ART&SOUL Gala

Powered by Eventbrite THE ART&SOUL SILENT AUCTION IS NOW LIVE! Check out the great items and place your bid here: Bid today at NOCCA17.gesture.com. * * * * * The NOCCA Institute invites you to its annual fundraising gala, ART&SOUL! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 13 at NOCCA’s…

March 31: Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald performs at NOCCA!

Record-breaking six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald returns to New Orleans for Broadway @ NOCCA on March 31, 2017 in a benefit performance for the The NOCCA Institute. The Broadway legend will be joined on stage by series host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who this past November starred in the five-star…

March Magic dinner with Chef Frank Brigtsen, Becky Wasden, and NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department

Powered by Eventbrite Chef Frank Brigtsen, oyster aficionado Becky Wasden (from Two Girls One Shuck), and students and faculty from NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department invite you to March Magic. This five-course dinner features an abundance of local springtime favorites, including crawfish, oysters, and of course, strawberries, with wines from Jackson Family…

The Secret of the Wine Glass: A tasting with Riedel glasses

Powered by Eventbrite Did you know that the shape of your wine glass affects the taste of the wine? You are cordially invited to discover… “THE SECRET OF THE WINE GLASS” At this very special tasting event, Chris Hillin of the Riedel Wine Glass Company will show us how wine…

January 27-29: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company perform in Lupin Hall

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE Artistic director Ronald K. Brown Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28 at 8 pm Sunday, January 29 at 2 pm NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall Co-presented with the New Orleans Ballet Association CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS With a singular gift of telling stories, Ronald K. Brown…

Pianist and NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner and the Sullivan Fortner Trio

Powered by Eventbrite On Friday, January 20 at 8:00pm, acclaimed pianist and proud NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner returns to his alma mater for a one-night-only concert with the Sullivan Fortner Trio. The winner of two prestigious awards–a Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship and a Cole Porter Fellowship–Sullivan will present an evening…

Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls One Shuck, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program, and Press Street Station host a special oyster dinner!

“Consider the Oyster” A special dinner presented by Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls One Shuck, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program, and Press Street Station Thursday, January 12 at 6pm Press Street Station, 5 Press Street Tickets: $125, including wine pairings, tax, and gratuity Powered by Eventbrite Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls…

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

TO ORDER TICKETS Gold tickets: Sorry, sold out! Silver and General Admission tickets: Visit HOB.com/NewOrleans or call 504 310 4999 * * * * * 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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…