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Ashé Cultural Arts Center/ Efforts of Grace

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle-Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Phone: (504) 569-9070
Fax:  (504) 525-9070


Efforts of Grace, the sponsoring organization for Ashé Cultural Arts Center (Ashé CAC), is a leading African-American cultural institution in New Orleans. In ten years, the organization has evolved an institutional presence advancing opportunity and possibility for people of color in their creative, cultural, social and economic pursuits.

Ashé CAC combines the intentions of community and economic development with the creative forces of culture and art to inspire the community and to motivate them to seek creative solutions to social problems. Ashé offers artists and culture- bearers the opportunity to present, create and collaborate in giving life to multi- disciplinary art and the evolution of cultural traditions. Storytelling, theater, poetry, music, dance, photography and visual art are all brought to the service of community development at Ashé Cultural Arts Center.

Currently, Ashé partners with the Community Arts Program at Xavier University to create visual art installations and exhibit works of local, national and international artists.

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