NWLA ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Arts in Medicine
1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71103
Arts in Medicine is an arts program whose primary mission is to provide access to simple, stress-free painting opportunities for inpatient and clinic cancer patients. Visit our website for more information. If you would like to volunteer with us, please contact Darlene Whitaker at (318)814-1458.
710 Texas St., Shreveport, LA 71101
artspace is a project of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council dedicated to making the arts accessible and educational and providing a platform for local artists to connect with the community.
Bossier Arts Council
630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City, LA 71111
The Bossier Arts Council is dedicated to promoting, supporting and providing cultural events and programming in order to enhance the quality of life and to develop a cultural identity for Bossier Parish.
Creole Heritage Center
Northwestern State University
Room 116, Kyser Hall, NSU Box 5675
Natchitoches, LA 71497
To promote, foster and engage in activities and endeavors that relate to Louisiana Creoles and their culture. It serves as an office of support to Creole communities and organizations located nationwide and across the globe offering advice and assistance in matters that affect Creoles.
P.O. Box 1393, Minden, LA 71055
“To unite all people through the arts. Located at the corner of Talton and Union in Minden, LA.”
Herbert S. Ford Memorial Museum, Inc.
519 South Main St., Homer, LA 71040
The mission statement of the Ford Museum is to provide a unique setting in which to share, preserve and interpret the history, culture and art of the North Louisiana Hill Country.
Highland Jazz and Blues Festival
P.O. Box 44292, Shreveport. LA 71134
Highland Jazz & Blues Festival is a 501 (c) (3) notfor-profit arts organization, dedicated to being a positive force in the growth of Shreveport’s historic Highland neighborhood. In addition to bringing people in, the festival creates free and positive press for the Highland neighborhood.
Highland Open Studio Tours Sundays
Highland Neighborhood, Shreveport, LA
Sunday (H.O.S.T.S.) is a free event featuring artists, craftsmen and musicians in the exciting, yet casual, setting of historic Highland District homes and studios. This quarterly grassroots event created by the artists of Highland is celebrating its fifth anniversary highlighting the abundance of talent found in this designated Louisiana Cultural District.
i3 Art Expo
620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
So what does i3 stand for? Inspiration. Imagination. Innovation. It is the impetus at Bossier Schools and our educators’ mission to inspire today’s youth to imagine the possibilities and become the innovators of tomorrow.
Louisiana State Exhibit Museum
3015 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport, LA 71109
The LSEM is a historical, scientific and technological education institution whose primary purpose is to research, collect, preserve and present as an education resource documents, artifacts, objects of art and the like that reflect the social history, oral history and culture of Louisiana.
Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College
2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport, LA 71104
The Meadows Museum of Art is dedicated to engaging the community through innovative art programming. We host rotating exhibits from our permanent collection as well as contemporary international and regional artists. The Meadows Museum of Art is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
Noel Community Arts Program
520 Herndon St., Shreveport, LA 71101
We are a quality and affordable organization that seeks to exemplify God’s love by helping persons in our community discover and develop their God-given talents and gifts through the transforming power of the arts.
The Norsworthy Gallery
214 Texas St., Shreveport, LA 71101
Created in memory of Gwen Norsworthy, the gallery offers artists an avenue to present their work to the public and supports the continuation of the Cultural District for Downtown Shreveport.
North Central Louisiana Arts Council
212 N. Vienna, Ruston, LA 71270
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council seeks to nurture the arts.
Oasis of Hope Louisiana
5634 Work Ave., Shreveport, LA 71108
Oasis of Hope Louisiana operates an arts program designed to stimulate and proliferate meaningful Arts activities in Shreveport, Louisiana.
401 Market St. STE #860, Shreveport, LA 71101
Film Prize Foundation, Inc. (dba Prize Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization founded in 2012. The mission of Prize Foundation is to promote tourism, economic development, workforce development, youth job training, art-based business development and entrepreneurial business development through short film production and film production education, entrepreneurship, business education and conferences, contests and festivals in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
Rainforest Art Foundation
710 Travis Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
The mission of the Rainforest Art Foundation is to increase appreciation of nature through art.
Red River Quilters
P. O. Box 4811, Shreveport, LA 71134
Red River Quilters is a non-profit organization formed in 1983. Our purpose is to promote quilt appreciation, preservation & education. We provide a place for quilters to come together for fellowship, inspiration and a shared love of the craft as well as service projects to serve our community.
Red River Revel Arts Festival
101 Crockett St. Suite C, Shreveport, LA 71101
The Red River Revel is a multi-arts festival, a Celebration of the Arts, ”bringing to the people of the Ark-La-Tex quality in visual and performing arts, workshops, children’s aesthetic education and a variety of creative experiences.”
Renzi Education & Art Center
435/445 Egan St., Shreveport, LA 71101
The Renzi Education & Art Center works to provide free, high-quality after-school academic and art classes and summer camp to K-12 youth in the Shreveport-Bossier area, so that all children have the opportunity to explore, learn and create under the guidance of professional teachers and artists.
RW Norton Art Gallery
4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, LA 71106
The R.W. Norton Art Gallery seeks to promote the study of the arts for the betterment of the community. The museum collects, preserves, studies, exhibits and promotes appreciation of and knowledge about art, including not just fine arts, but also liberal arts such as literature and history.
Shreveport Little Theatre and Academy
812 Margaret Place, Shreveport, LA 71101
This corporation is organized to produce a broad variety of quality live theatre with predominately volunteer participation, with the guidance of trained artistic and managerial leadership, for the entertainment, enlightenment and growth of the audience, artists and the volunteer participants.
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet
P.O. Box 7745, Shreveport, LA 71137
The mission of SMB is to educate the community in the art of classical ballet, to enhance the cultural life of the community by presenting professional ballets, and to provide opportunity and education for all interested and qualified dancers to showcase their talents in staged productions.
212 Texas St. Suite 101, Shreveport, LA 71101
The mission of Shreveport Opera is to produce professional opera and musical productions of the highest artistic quality and to provide educational programming and outreach to children, youth and adults in the Ark-La-Tex region.
Shreveport Regional Arts Council
801 Crockett St., Shreveport, LA 71101
SRAC’s mission is to develop, nurture, produce and present, promote, engage and educate the citizens of Northwest Louisiana about the Arts, thereby maximizing access to the Arts. SRAC serves as the official arts arm of the City of Shreveport and the State of Louisiana for Northwest Louisiana, operating by contract with both entities, working to support the arts community, sustain community-based arts education, and create innovative and accessible programming. SRAC serves 10 parishes of Northwest Louisiana: Caddo, Bossier, Natchitoches, Webster, Sabine, DeSoto, Red River, Lincoln, Bienville and Claiborne, supporting the work of 2,400 artists and 159 arts organizations with an economic impact of $90 million and $13 million returned in state and local tax dollars.
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 205
Shreveport, LA 71162
Embrace the community and be embraced by the same community; broaden the level of supporters and their involvement with the orchestra; provide unique aesthetic experiences of live orchestral music; connect people through music; foster cultural diversity, artistic, organizational and financial excellence.
Shreveport Water Works Museum
142 N Common St., Shreveport, LA 71101
The mission of the McNeill Street Pumping Station Preservation Society is to promote the preservation of history and the education of future generations through interpretation of the McNeil Street pumping station and
Shufflin’ Along, LLC
3825 Gilbert Dr., Suite 127, Shreveport, LA 71104
Shufflin’ Along, LLC is a flexible-mobile company. We provide choreography, dance instruction and private lessons to youth and adults. We specialize in African, modern, jazz, tap, musical theater, lyrical, and liturgical dance. The customer has the option of coming to us or we will come to you!
Southern University Museum of Art Shreveport
610 Texas St., Ste. 110, Shreveport, LA 71101
(SUMAS) showcases the artistic contributions of people of African descent across two continents – Africa and America. SUMAS features African art from the major art-producing regions of West and South Africa. Located in the West Edge Arts District of downtown Shreveport, SUMAS is the only museum in North Louisiana dedicated to educating people about the Art and Culture of the African and African-American Diaspora.
Spring Street Museum
525 Spring St., Shreveport, LA 71101
The mission of the Spring Street Historical Museum is to bring the history and development of Shreveport, La., and the surrounding parishes to life for the public.
Stage Center & Stage Center’s School of Performing Arts
4830 Line Avenue Suite 353
Shreveport, LA 71106
(318) 218 9978
To produce plays and musicals for professional and community actors, advanced student actors and communitybased musicians and artists at the highest caliber of professionalism and talent. We aim to work on new material as well as retelling classic work to enrich the lives of Louisianians.
The Academy of Children’s Theatre, Inc.
1666 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Suite 200
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 212 2822
ACT provides a quality educational theatre experience to all students by teaching them proper technique in acting, dance, stagecraft and voice, and prepares its students for college theatre and performing arts scholarship auditions and works to facilitate that process.
The Strand Theatre
619 Louisiana Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71101
To preserve the Strand by managing cultural events to enrich life and promote economic growth in the community.