The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana nurtures a vibrant regional arts culture through support, promotion, and education.
Establishing positive relationships with the business community, educational systems, tourism industry, and government agencies, the Council serves as a cultural liaison to develop new opportunities and partnerships. Learn more and get involved.
From gallery exhibits and special performances to learning opportunities for regional artists, Region 8's arts culture is rich and vibrant.
Want to see how we are investing in the future of Region 8 through arts education?
Art is rooted within our community and grows within you. Check out our programs to expand your interests.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, BEHOLD our upcoming events!
Join or renew your membership and gain exclusive access to museum events and special exhibits.
How can you and your family celebrate June? By trying out some of these easy and delicious options to celebrate National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month.
Now featuring BayouLife Magazine's Bayou Artist of the month, Steve Porter! The work of Shreveport artist Steve Porter can be found in private collections all over the world, including France, Spain, and from California to Connecticut. We are thrilled to showcase Steve in a solo exhibition from May 29th - July 7th.
This Memorial Day, we remember and honor the men and women who have served our country’s armed forces—specifically those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
—Jean Jones, Union Museum of History & Art
"The Arts Council has made our organization stronger by affording us two valuable benefits: Opportunities and Connections. Opportunities for funding to carry out our mission and Connections with artists, arts organizations, and potential arts funders. We rely on the Arts Council in the often-challenging world of non-profit arts organizations."
—Dot Bassett, former Executive Director Northeast Louisiana Arts Council
"It is a terrible myth that the arts are only for the elite."