Commission on Cultural Affairs
The mission of the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is to enrich the lives of the citizens of St. Tammany Parish by nurturing, sustaining, and enhancing the arts.
The St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is the local arts agency and humanities commission of St. Tammany Parish and one of nine regional arts councils in the State of Lousisiana. As such, the Commission on Cultural Affairs has many programs and initiatives available to assist arts organizations and non-profit agencies presenting arts programs, so as to foster development of the arts in our Parish and region. We offer programs and initiatives in grants, public art, arts marketing, leadership and organization development, cultural programs, cultural planning and technical assistance.
16th ANNUAL PRESIDENT'S ARTS AWARDS RECIPIENTS
Performing Artist – Samuel Warren
Visual Artist – Carol Hallock
Literary Artist – Ted Jackson
Musical Artist – Erik Morales
Culinary Artist – Gary Darling
Patron of the Arts – Tim and Jan Lantrip
Outstanding Service Award – Dr. Arlette Delcham & Jean-Marie Desrosiers
President’s Award – St. Tammany Hospital Foundation’s – Healing Arts Initiative
Native Daughter Award – Shirley Thompson
Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Ben Redwine
LOUISIANA PROJECT GRANTS
The Louisiana Project Grant Program (LPG) provides a system for funding arts projects in all regions of the State by giving artists, non-profits, schools, and local government agencies in each region the opportunity to develop arts projects that meet local needs. The St. Tammany Parish Commission on Cultural Affairs administers the program as the Regional Arts Council for Region 9 which includes St. Tammany and St. Bernard parishes.The FY23 application period is closed. Grant awards will be announced in August 2022.
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Make a donation to Creative Relief Northshore to help the artists and arts and culutral oragnizations in their recovery. Through Creative Relief, the Commission on Cultural Affairs will identify artists and arts organizations who have lost or incurred damage as a result of a disaster or emergency. Financial contributions to this effort will provide artists and arts organizations with immediate assistance in their time of need.
LA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
LA Workforce Commission: COVID-19 Response
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center SBA Disaster Loan & CARES Act Webinars
Arts Council of Greater BR - Creative Relief Page
GNO Inc. Corona Virus Updates and Resources
Americans for the Arts COVID-19 Resource page
NEA COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations
Artwork COVID-19 Resource Page
Creative Collective – COVID-19 Resource and Info Page
The Blues Foundation Hart Fund
Cerf+ for Individual Artists
CDC Coronavirus Key Facts
CDC Coronavirus Managing Anxiety and Stress
The St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is an agency of the St. Tammany Parish Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.