While currently closed due to COVID-19 concerns, this gallery should be in the top 10 of art galleries to visit once you can. Located in the core of the Arts District of New Orleans, on Julia Street, Hall-Barnett Gallery offers a wide selection of contemporary art worth seeing. Featuring artists both emerging and well known, local and international, the gallery has fantastic exhibits offering sculpture, paintings and much more to delight the viewer. These exhibits last for three months, and each has a theme to tie the work together. The website has times and dates for these exhibits as well as who the featured artistRead More →

400 Julia Street 504/569-9501 Open: T-F 10-5:30 Sat 11-5 and by appt The Soren Christensen Gallery, located in the heart of the New Orleans Arts District, is award winning and was named one of The Culture Trip’s Top 10 Best Contemporary Art Galleries in New Orleans. Their inventory is extensive encapsulating every price point, medium, style as well as offing digital renderings to assist in the selection process. The consultation services are complimentary to ensure clients need are meet. They work to meet needs pertaining to planning space design and budget. Their newest exhibition in the rear gallery is work by artist Ann Johnson whichRead More →

600 Julia Street at Camp Street 504/895-7375 Open: M-Sat 10-5 Art lovers shouldn’t miss out on the Jean Bragg Gallery, where plenty of artists get the recognition they deserve in Louisiana along with many kinds of pottery and other art pieces from the past. While many could easily take a gander at everything that’s on sight, they could also purchase some of these pieces if they so choose. With a lot to unpack from a visit to an art museum consisting of works done by Macon artists, New Orleans Artists, and Historical Louisiana Artists, it’d almost be a disservice to the Jean Bragg Gallery toRead More →

1000 St. Charles Avenue 504-525-8320 Open: M-F 9:30-5 The American Institute of Architects is one of the prominent locations found within New Orleans, where it contributed to the makings of several buildings surrounding itself. The chapter was known for having a good mix of bold visions and welcoming others that seek their help. Throughout the years, its Presidents led several meetings with their guests contributing to their activities. Such events are still part of the current appeal of this New Orleans Chapter. As we speak, the coronavirus has affected the events that would have occurred in March as well as April, but should everything returnRead More →

CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY 1015 Julia & 929 Julia Street 504/529-5057 Open: M-F 10-5  www.crescentcityauctiongallery.com Crescent City Auction Gallery, LLC is a locally owned and operated full service auction house. CCAG concentrates on auctioning Local Estates, Fine Art (particularly of Southern or Louisiana interest), bric-a-brac, pottery, silver, jewelry, art glass, American, English and Continental furniture, lighting, oriental carpets, etc. NEW ORLEANS AUCTION GALLERIES INC 801 Magazine Street 504/ 566-1849 Online Catalogue:  www.neworleansauction.com Representing Great Southern Estates. Specializing in 18th and 19th century American, English & Continental furniture, paintings, lighting, silver and decorative objects. Six major auctions each year.  CENTRAL PARKING SYSTEM 365 Canal Street SuiteRead More →

Lovers of abstract and impressionist painting will enjoy and appreciate the new exhibition coming to Martine Chasson Gallery. From August 4th to September 15th, 2018, Backyard Love, an exhibition starring Caroline Wright, will be on display in the Arts District. Wright’s paintings are primarily composed of acrylic, ink, gesso, and flashe on watercolor paper and canvas. They depict natural figures in both composed and decomposed forms, verging on the abstract with blooming colors and figures. Wright graduated from Brown University in 2004 with a double major in Visual Art and Art History. She then moved to Paris and founded a collective of artists from aroundRead More →

Those visiting the New Orleans Art District between May 3rd and July 22nd of 2018 can glimpse the work of internationally acclaimed artist John Henry. He has returned to Callan Contemporary with a suite of dramatic meal sculptures in painted aluminum. Named “Constructivist Dialogue,” the show itself is intensely complex in composition, the sculptures executed and designed with exacting perfectionism. During the course of his career, Henry has become known for his wide and ambitious range, spanning the gamut of intricately-scaled tabletop pieces to some of the largest metal sculptures every created. Henry, born in Kentucky, is a graduate of the School of the ArtRead More →

Sheryl Denbo, sculptural painter and New England artist, is visiting our own Warehouse District. Her work is visiting Ariodante Gallery in New Orleans’ Arts District as part of a larger, country-wide tour. These artworks will be show in in Maine, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and in other parts of New England. Denbo’s artwork is unique and intense; her sculptural canvases are developed through a complex process wherein the artist builds the surface until it transcends its original structure, changing from two-dimensional to three-dimensional. In her artist statement, she writes, “The three-dimensional and metallic nature of these sculptural paintings create apparent change in color and tone as theRead More →

Visitors to New Orleans’ Art District can glimpse an intimate view of renowned artist Tom Nussbaum’s artwork from March 3 through the 31. His work, which is displayed at Octavia Art Gallery for the month-long residency, is found in several public and private collections across the country—from the Montclair Museum of Art and the Princeton Public Library, both in New Jersey, to the Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and Hasbro Inc.’s headquarters in Rhode Island. Nussbaum’s work often references vessels and baskets, utilizing architectural frameworks of buildings, towers, and the human figure to create unique shapes and structures. His current body of work exploresRead More →