Material Institute is a nonprofit arts center in New Orleans’ 9th Ward providing resources to a new generation of New Orleans artists.

Material Institute is a learning environment that serves as a space for community, creative experimentation, and expression – in the fields of music, fashion, and community gardening.

Material Institute

Image Credits (L–R):
1. Designer: Daquine Hebert. Model: Angel Walker. Photo: Duval Timothy
2. 2021 Resident Artist, T3rrall. Photo: Lucia Honey
3. Basil Harvest. Photo: Lauren Joan “Shivers” Barron
4. Beautiful Bipolar Event. Photo: Lucia Honey

Museum of Old and New Art

Our programming is made possible by the generous sponsorship of MONA.