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Open Call!
Deadline :: Dec 30

Exhibit @ Antenna

Antenna has three open call opportunities for exhibitions. Find out the details on our opportunities page, and apply at www.antenna.submittable.com/submit.

Upcoming @ Antenna

Bright Boy; the Art of Defined/Designed Black :: Mark T. Williams II

Exhibition Dates: November 5th – December 16th, 2022
Receptions: Saturday November 12th and Saturday December 10th 2022, 6pm – 10pm
Open Mic Nights: Nov. 17th & Dec. 15th 6:30-8pm


Thom Karamus :: Drawn to This place: New Orleans 2017-2022

Exhibition Dates: November 12th – December 16th
Opening reception: Saturday, November 12th, 6pm – 10pm
Closing reception: Saturday, December 10th, 6pm – 10pm


24 HR Draw-A-Thon!

December 17th, 2022
@ Press Street Station :: 600 Homer Plessy Way
Doors open at 7:30am -24HRS


More News @ Antenna

Meet Spillways Resident Tia-Simone Gardner

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2022-2023 Platforms Fund Application Deadline August 1st

The Platforms Fund is a collaborative effort of Antenna, Ashé Cultural Art Center, Junebug Productions and the Andy Warhol Foundation. The Andy Warhol Foundation Regional Regranting Program was established in 2007 to recognize and support the movement of independently organized, public-facing, artist-centered activity that animates local and regional art scenes but that lies beyond the…

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Announcing Platforms 2021-2022 Recipients

Antenna, Ashé and Junebug are excited to announce this year’s Platforms Fund awardees! This is the first funding cycle since the pivot to Creative Response funding in 2020-21. Our biggest year yet, $129,000 has been awarded to over 50 fantastic community projects in the New Orleans region.  The Platforms Fund is a collaborative effort of…

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Meet Carole Frances Lung :: Antenna’s New Executive Director

Hello Antenna/Paper Machine community,  I’m excited to have joined this mighty organization that is doing such amazing work. I appreciate the dedication of the staff, board, collaborators and stakeholders for your continued love and support of Antenna / Paper Machine during these challenging times.   A big THANK YOU to the staff Amelia Broussard, Happy Burbeck,…

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2022 Open Call Selections

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Meet the Jurors of the Paper Machine Residency Open Call

Meet the jurors of Paper Machine’s Residency Open Call. Selectees will be announced early this spring. Ingrid Sibley (is) works to promote, preserve and document the African canon of space and time, connecting disparate pieces as she moves across media. Educated in the advertising field as an art director and in language through studying French,…

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Creative Response Ida Activity Kits for Youth

Each kit contains an activity book with drawing, writing and creativity exercises for youth affected by Hurricane Ida to prompt creativity and healing. Each kit also contains crayons, mechanical pencil, glue stick, scissors and other supplies to assist in completing the activities in the workbook. Kits have been distributed throughout South Louisiana, including indigenous communities in the lower parishes, including Grand-Caillou Dulac Band of…

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Meet 2022 Louisiana Call Juror :: Jan Christian Bernabe

Every year, to provide the opportunity for Louisiana artists to have their work reviewed by curators from around the counrty, Antenna Gallery’s Louisiana call for exhibitions hosts a guest juror to choose the exhibition selection. This year, our juror is Jan Christian Bernabe of FLXST Contemporary in Chicago. A Filipinx American genderqueer, queer person of…

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Antenna Open Call 2022

Antenna is excited to announce its annual open call for creator driven projects taking place in 2022. You can apply for the opportunity to exhibit at Antenna Gallery, have a book published by Antenna’s Paper Machine, or have a month long residency at the Paper Machine publishing center. All opportunities provide creators with both financial…

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What’s Happening After Ida

We hope this message finds you well and safe.   Antenna would like to thank members of our community who have reached out and offered support as staff return to the city and our organization comes back online ready to activate and leverage resources to support the artists and communities impacted by Hurricane Ida and years…

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