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…

King cakes are now on sale in The NOCCA Marketplace!

It’s Carnival time, and in New Orleans, that means king cake! NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department offers a fresh take on this seasonal, sugary treat with the Press Street Gardens Satsuma Almond King Cake. We layer flaky puff pastry with rich almond paste and cream cheese, then add a bright, refreshing,…

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 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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…