Artist Spotlight + Katrina and The Krewe of KOLOSSOS

3D Virtual Tour of the KOLOSSOS Bike Zoo Katrina Brees has been producing Carnival parades since 2004, but her Bike Zoo brings KOLOSSOS (www.kolossos.org) new purpose to the party. The impressive fleet of 20 (and growing) paper mache, tricycle powered animals are a favorite of parade goers. The diverse collection of beautifully crafted animals are… Read more »

In the Community + Where to Find Where Y’Art in 2017

The quantity and variety of art made in New Orleans can be overwhelming. And visitors to our city may not have the time they need to explore it all on their own. That got us thinking: How can we make New Orleans art accessible to people all over the world? And how can we help… Read more »

In the Community + Louisiana: People Stronger Than Water: A Fundraiser for the Flooded Classrooms of Louisiana

The start of the school year is usually a very exciting time. Teachers look forward to meeting their new students and starting fresh. Your classroom is decorated. You have your units and lessons planned. You have a feeling of butterflies the night before the first-day of school (no matter how many years you have been… Read more »

In the Community + Hiding in Plain Sight II: Must-See Murals in Central City

This week in Hiding in Plain Sight, we’re exploring the streets and street art of Central City. Central City and Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard (OCH) are both essential cultural icons of New Orleans. OCH, in the late 19th and 20th, centuries was a center of rapid commercial growth and was home to a diverse population, and during the… Read more »

Events + Fairer Sex Opens White Linen Night

Fairer Sex: Part One_Where Y'Art_New Orleans Artist

Beat the heat with Where Y’Art and The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery as we celebrate the White Linen Night opening of Fairer Sex: Part One, an all-female interactive exhibition, featuring works by Ember Soberman, Lori Sperier, and Saegan Swanson. Read more about the show on the blog. Fairer Sex, an interactive exhibition allows you to virtually connect… Read more »

For the Art Lover + Artists on the Road

Summer in New Orleans can be brutal, so naturally there are those of us who flock to cooler climates to escape the heat. We asked three y’artists, Alex Kilburn, Jordan Wade, and Kat Ryalls to give us the scoop on what they have planned while traveling this summer.  Alex Kilburn  Alex is spending time in The Windy City painting… Read more »

In the Community + Artful Eats In The Big Easy

In New Orleans, y’all know we love to eat and here at Where Y’Art, we’re all about the art. So, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite eateries that combine our two favorite things: New Orleans art and New Orleans eats. Breakfast at ManhattanJack Get your day morning jolt Uptown at ManhattanJack, home to the City’s coolest brews and hottest… Read more »

Artist Spotlight + Preserve Your Wedding Memories with Caitlin Waugh’s Moment Enverre

Wedding season is upon us, and weekends are filling up with joyous celebrations of love. If you are a lucky bride and groom getting married this year, New Orleans artist, Caitlin Waugh, of Paraph Studio has the perfect way for you to preserve memories of your special day. Caitlin’s newest collection, Moment Enverre, takes the… Read more »

Events + In the Community + Dance Your Way to Where Y’Artists at Jazz Fest (Second Weekend)

Dance your way to Where Y’Artists at the 2nd Weekend of Jazz Fest (Thursday, April 28 – Sunday, May 1) The first weekend of Jazz Fest started out with a bang, and our New Orleans artists are more than ready to head out to the Fairgrounds. This week brings a new group of Where Y’Artists… Read more »

Events + Where Y’Art Market at Fiya Fest 2016

In case you are feeling the music withdrawal blues between weekends one and two of Jazz Fest, New Orleans has another great music festival to offer right in between: Fiya Fest. Fiya Fest takes place on Wednesday, April 27 from 1-10 pm at Mardi Gras World. The event is in support of a great cause;… Read more »