The Bayou Regional Arts Council offers grants to fund art projects and programs that support our mission statement. Programs must submit grant applications that follow the guidelines of the Louisiana Decentralized Arts Funding and the Terrebonne Parish Arts Funding programs.
Our mission is to promote, preserve, & enhance the awareness & appreciation of traditional Cajun music within the southeast region of Louisiana. The Cajun Music Preservation Society hosts an open jam for musicians every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Located on Bayou Petit Caillou in South Louisiana, the Chauvin Sculpture Garden is a world-class art environment created by outsider artist Kenny Hill. http://www.nicholls.edu/folkartcenter Always Free & Open to Public
The mission of the Lafourche Parish Public Library is to provide the residents of Lafourche Parish access to books and other resources that will inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge and strengthen our communities while embracing the rich heritage and vibrant future of our parish.
Le Petit is Houma's only live theatre house. The Theatre is listed on the Louisiana Historic Registry. https://houmalittletheatre.com/wordpress/#
SoLa Center for the Arts. A non-profit visual and performing arts education organization committed to the stimulation of individual creative expression
The mission of the SLCO is to provide a quality string orchestra to the community which instills an appreciation and awareness of stringed instruments
The St. Charles Art Guild's mission is to foster camaraderie among budding and professional artists of all ages while improving the area's quality of life by offering affordable educational experience, exhibition opportunities and personal enrichment activities in the visual arts.
The River Parish Community Theater exists to enable St. James Parish Citizens, as well as citizens of the greater River Parishes community, to become involved in the creative life of our community.
A non-profit organization established to introduce ballet classics along with contempary works to both dancers and patrons in the outlying areas of New Orleans. RRB brings together seasoned professionals and budding young dancers to educate, inspire and enhace the art of dance in the River Parishes. http://www.rrpa.org/riverregionballet.html
The Parish Library system is administered under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer and the Parish Library Board. The day-to-day issues are under the supervision of Ms. Keri Walker, Parish Librarian.
The mission of the theater has been to offer each child and adult of the community the opportunity to participate in, or be a spectator of, a series of fine arts activities offered during the year. It is a “Family Safe” center; it does not schedule performances which do not respect the dignity of others.
Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild was organized in 1963 to promote art and art culture in Terrebonne Parish. Downtown Art Gallery 630 was established in 1979 to promote knowledge of and participation in the visual arts through exhibitions, art instructions for children and adults and to involve and encourage art in the schools by exhibiting students' work in a parish-wide competition. http://www.tfag.org/
The mission of the Terrebonne Parish Library System is to provide to all segments of Terrebonne Parish’s diverse population a comprehensive collection of library resources and services necessary to satisfy the evolving informational needs and recreational pursuits of the community, thus enhancing the quality of life in Terrebonne Parish.
A Friend of the Terrebonne Parish Library lends support to the library by promoting community use and by encouraging gifts and donations to fund projects and activities throughout the year.
Founded in 1960 as a non-profit community theatre, Thibodaux Playhouse is dedicated to the planning, promotion, and production of plays for the citizens of Thibodaux and surrounding areas. Over its 59-year history, Thibodaux Playhouse has produced over 280 plays and performed at various local venues including Nicholls State University and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center Theatre. On July 11, 2013, Mayor Tommy Eschete proclaimed Thibodaux Playhouse, Inc. Thibodaux's official community theatre.
The mission of the Virtual Academy of Lafourche is to offer high-quality online curriculum that develops each student’s full potential through research-based technology applications, meaningful educational consultant/student/parent involvement, data-driven instruction, and engaging, individualized learning; producing exemplary levels of student achievement, equipping every student with the foundation they need to graduate, and preparing them for any post-secondary opportunity they wish to pursue. https://www.valcharter.info/
The Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe is a small community of Indians that live along Bayou Pointe-au-Chien in South Louisiana. The Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribal Community is located in lower Pointe-au-Chien, a traditional village of their ancestors, the Chitimacha. The Pointe-au-Chien Indians are also believed to be decendants of the Acolapissa, Atakapas, and Biloxi Indians. http://pactribe.tripod.com/