New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts

we are closed until May 30. Happy Memorial Day!

Art Festival & Open House


Saturday, May 20, 2017
9 am – 3 pm

RAIN OR SHINE!

(outdoor activities will move inside if necessary)


ART FOR SALE:  meet over 30 artists selling their work directly to the public (indoors and outdoors)

ART-RELATED ACTIVITIES ALL DAY, SUCH AS:

  • pastel portrait demonstration by  artist  & drawing instructor Carol Peebles: 10am - 1pm (lecture room)
  • portrait painting demonstration by artist and instructor Phil Sandusky: 1:30 - 2:30pm (lecture room)
  • artist & drawing instructor Gretchen Krasny will draw portraits from life all day: take your own portrait home with you (ca. 1/2 hour portrait: $35, main gallery)
  • photo booth: cast yourself as Mona Lisa, in American Gothic or Scream and take home a unique memento
  • face-painting with Marie Lovejoy (small fee, tba) and other kid-friendly activities

STUDENT SHOW: our popular annual student show will be on display in our two indoor gallery spaces. See and purchase art work our students have created over throughout this year.

SEE OUR FACILITY, LEARN ABOUT THE SCHOOL AND MEET SOME OF OUR FACULTY

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER ART CLASSES

ENTER A $1 RAFFLE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A ONE-COURSE TUITION VOUCHER FOR THE 2017 SUMMER SEMESTER (up to $400 value)

REFRESHMENTS

The whole event and all activities are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted.