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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

2021 Antenna Local Open Call Juror Sharita Towne

Sharita Towne is an multidisciplinary artist and educator based in Portland, OR, born and raised on the west coast of the U.S. along I-5—from Salem, OR, to Tacoma, WA and down to Sacramento, CA, a true granddaughter of the great migration. She is most interested in engaging local and global Black geographies, histories, and possibilities.…

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2021-2022 Spillways Fellows

Antenna’s Spillways residency is a way of providing the meaningful dispersion of outside thought and practice into the city through the development of creative feats. Spillways hosts national and international artists, writers, and cultural organizers that are interested in developing projects within the greater New Orleans region, and whose efforts question, transform, or expand the…

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Platforms Fund 2021-2022 Application Deadline Extended to Aug 6

The Platforms Fund is a collaborative effort of Antenna, Ashé Cultural Art Center, and Junebug Productions to provide support for the development and presentation of self-organized artistic projects in and around New Orleans. The Platforms Fund seeks to emphasize New Orleans’ historical characteristics of creativity, collaboration, and resiliency, while pushing the boundaries of where community engagement and the dissemination…

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2021 Open Call Selections

About once per year, Antenna has the exciting opportunity to introduce our selections of artists from our many open calls. Much gratitude to all of the artists who have shared their work with us. This process is difficult because of all of the amazing submissions we receive each year. We highly encourage hopefuls who were…

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Reflections on Water

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Reflections On Water is a collaborative initiative encompassing a series of public programs, events, civic conversations, and artistic works examining and reimagining the integral, yet often unseen role water plays in our social ecologies. Reflections on Water is designed to engage the spatial, cultural, scientific, political, historic, environmental, and social realities of living in a region defined by water and the control of it flows.  Reflections on Water is an…

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines

Current Gallery Hours: Walk Ins: Wednesday – Sunday 12:00 – 5:00.Appointment required for all other times. Email info@antenna.works to schedule. Personal Health & Safety Guidelines Mandatory Mask Wearing for All Individuals For the safety of you and others visitors to Antenna are required to wear protective face masks over their mouth and nose during their entire visit. All visitors…

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In The Fold :: Virtual Fundraiser

Join us, from the comfort of your home or office, for a virtual fundraising event in celebration of 15 years of Antenna’s programming. Although we cannot gather safely in-person for our annual fundraiser, In the Fold, we are thrilled to invite you to participate in our week-long online event highlighting Antenna’s programs and how we…

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Meet our Interim Executive Director, Shana M. griffin

Shana brings a wide-ranging track record of leadership, organizational development, program design, and managerial experience to Antenna, along with an extensive interdisciplinary practice as a feminist researcher, activist, artist, and applied sociologist. Shana’s work extends across the fields of sociology, geography, land-use planning, and socially engaged art and within movements challenging urban displacement, carcerality, reproductive…

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Leadership Transition

Throughout the pandemic, Antenna has worked to support and bolster the sustainability of creators through the launch of Creative Response. We have journeyed with many local arts organizations and artists taking on unprecedented challenges, partnerships, and learnings that make this moment feel both transitional and transformative. Like so many other organizations, Antenna has arrived at…

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COVID 19!

We have been closely monitoring the minute-to-minute unfolding of the global outbreak of Covid 19, and the reactions, interventions, and precautions that have been pursued as a result. Alongside colleagues that present art and hold space for creators, we remain committed to being an outlet for our community during this challenging time. Out of an abundance of…

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