Joan of Art opening reception this Saturday

Art Show opening reception 5-7 p.m.

We cannot wait to unveil our 2023 JOAN OF ART show at Ariodante Contemporary Art and Craft Gallery this Saturday September 2!! Our 4th annual show will open in alignment with the Arts District of New Orleans “First Saturdays” and be on exhibit & for sale for the entire month of September.

2022 First Place winner by Max Bernardi. 2023 Joan of Art selections will be revealed this Saturday in person and on the web soon after.

The opening night reception Sept. 2 is open to all from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Krewe members, you’re welcome to come in costume or krewe colors! That evening, our local judges will select their top choices for our 2023 “Joan of Art” contest, and awards will be presented at 7:00 p.m. There will be a “Choix des Personnes”  (People’s Choice) award too!

Come out and celebrate with these local artists, get inspired by each of their unique views of Joan of Arc, meet members of Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc, and learn how you can become a member or volunteer for the 2024 parade.

Most importantly, come out to support local artists and artist supporters like our longtime art show partners Ariodante Contemporary Art and Craft Gallery (535 Julia Street map)

This year’s Joan of Art exhibit will feature the following artists: Jane Brewster, Marcela Carlin, Laura Darling Dinapolis, Carol M. Lynch, Claudia Lynch, Jeanne Parker Martin, Kathleen McCord, Karen Miller, Jennifer Ramos, Sarah Redmannm, and Kay Richoux.

See you Saturday!!

Salon de Jeanne d’Arc free full day conference Saturday Sept. 16 @ Tulane

The Joan of Arc Project will present its 13th annual conference, the Salon de Jeanne d’Arc, on Saturday September 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel at Tulane University (map).  (full schedule) The free lectures and presentations by local scholars, authors and artists are open to the public. Drop in for a particular session or stay all day! This year’s talks focus on the theme “Journeys with Joan: Spiritual, Historical and Cultural Journeys with Joan of Arc.” Topics cover Joan of Arc, her medieval French context, and the French heritage of New Orleans, presented by the Joan of Arc Project, producers of the annual Joan of Arc parade in partnership with the Medieval & Early Modern Studies Department at Tulane University.