Bring your class of young artists to the Contemporary Arts Center to explore and exchange creative processes with professional New Orleans artists.

Artist Exchange field trips introduce young artists to applied skills in the arts, reinforce Common Core Standards, and address the needs and abilities of all students.

These learning experiences engage students by enabling them to discover new interests while learning through and about the arts.

Choose from classes in theater, dance, music, visual arts, and creative writing!

  • 10am – 1:00pm | Monday, Wednesday through Friday
  • 10:25 am | Tuesday (no tours of galleries possible, as they are closed on Tuesdays)
  • Available for grades K – 12
  • Students bring their own lunches
  • Two workshops for groups of 25 – 39, or three workshops for groups of 35 – 60
  • $8 per student | FREE for chaperones
  • Schedule early and customize your trip!


To book an AEX Field Trip, please complete our Spring/Fall 2019 Artist Exchange Field Trip Request Form.

Payment is due two weeks prior to the date of the AEX Field Trip. In the event of weather or unforeseen circumstances, we are happy to reschedule within the span of the school year. We do not offer refunds for same-day cancellations or student absences. 

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