It’s Thursday, June 20 and 7:14am in Downtown New Orleans.
The Arts Council of New Orleans is a private, non-profit organization designated as the City?s official arts agency. Now in its 35th year, the Arts Council works in partnership with the City of New Orleans, community groups, local, state and national governmental agencies, foundations and other non-profit arts organizations to meet the arts and cultural needs of the greater New Orleans area through a diversity of initiatives and services.
The Arts Council serves as one of nine regional distributing agencies for the State of Louisiana grant funds and administers available municipal arts grants and the Percent For Art program on behalf of the City of New Orleans.
DETAILS818 Howard Ave., Ste. 300
New Orleans, LA 70113
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Weekdays
Downtown's Arts District is home to 18 art galleries and 5 museums.
Sporting and cultural events attract 2.5 million visitors Downtown each year
New Orleans named Major Market of the Year Southern Business and Development
New Orleans is #1 Top City for Young Entrepreneurs 2011 Under30CEO.com
Downtown's population has doubled in the past 10 years to 5,100 residents. It is expected to double again by 2020.
Looking for a place to live? There are 2,875 residential units Downtown and even more in the pipeline.
Downtown is the largest employment center in Louisiana with 62,000 jobs
Louisiana ranked #1 State of the Year Southern Business & Development