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…

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.  …

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;…

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…

Select Items From 5 Press Gallery Now Available Online

You already know that The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery features fantastic original artwork from NOCCA faculty and alumni. But did you also know that we offer a growing array of prints, bowls, vases, and other items that make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions? Now, you can order some…

Now On View In 5 Press Gallery: Crystalline

5 Press Gallery presents Crystalline, an exhibition of paintings and installation that explores the visual abstraction of erosion. The show includes works that mimic natural forces and highlight the ephemeral qualities of decay. This beautiful exhibition features work from three recent graduates of NOCCA’s Visual Arts program: Greta de la…

April 11th – June 13th: 5 Press Gallery & Press Street Gardens Present “Metaphyta”

The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens and 5 Press Gallery present “Metaphyta“, an exhibition exploring artists’ relationship with the plant kingdom. The show includes 2D and 3D works in both traditional and experimental mediums in which plant life plays a role. Works included use flora as a muse for exploration of aesthetic…

The NOCCA Institute Hosts A Ribbon-Cutting For The Chevron Forum

Today, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and its nonprofit partner, The NOCCA Institute, joined representatives from Chevron, Emeril Lagasse Foundation, and other corporations, foundations, and individuals to mark the official opening of NOCCA’s Chevron Forum. The $28 million Chevron Forum project was spearheaded by The NOCCA Institute,…

The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery & NOCCA’s Ken Kirschman Artspace Present “39 Or So…”, An Alumni Show

39 or so… is an exhibition hosted jointly by The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts’ Ken Kirschman Artspace. The show celebrates NOCCA’s 40 years of offering tuition-free arts training to Louisiana’s high school students, and it features work by NOCCA alumni from a range of…

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…

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…

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,…

November 8: Grand Opening Of 5 Press Gallery Featuring Work By NOCCA Faculty & Alumni

The NOCCA Institute is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest project, 5 Press Gallery. The gallery focuses on artists with a connection to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, including present and former faculty, visiting artists, and alumni. It is located in the new NOCCA Forum at…