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FORESTival 2023: A Celebration of Art and Nature

November 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us at A Studio in the Woods on Saturday, November 11, 2023, 11am – 5pm for our 13th annual celebration of art and nature. 13401 Patterson Rd. New Orleans, LA 70131. Scroll down for tickets! You can also sign up to volunteer here!

We are excited to announce this amazing music line-up: RAM Haiti, Brass-A-Holics, and former Rising Resident Andrina Turenne.

Artistic presentations by residents and guest artists, including a beading workshop with Spy Boy Walter Sandifer of the Beautiful Creole Apache, a “Wildlife Organ” and puppet show about climate change and Mardi Gras with Quintron and Miss Pussycat, and much more! 

Environmental Justice Hub featuring Concerned Citizens of St. John, Rise St. James, and artist and former Bulbancha resident Ida Aronson.

Food and drink by Crescent City Burgers, Eli’s Kitchen, We Dat Chicken & Shrimp, and Big O’s Pops.

Art activities for kids and kids-at-heart alike, including festival favorite Build a Clay Forest, water literacy activity with Ripple Effect, and sand fun with Glass Half Full and ReCoast

Walks in the woods with Tulane University scientists, and herbalist Samille Niambi Steed. 

Silent auction of one-of-a-kind art objects and experiences.

We can’t wait to share more programming details!

FORESTival is made possible by Mary and Larry Antonini, Hancock Whitney Bank, Linda Usdin and Steven Bingler, Crescent City Burgers, Crescent Crown, Lambert Foundation, New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund, Alicia Franck, Freddie King III, Elis Kitchen, Cheetah Flower Lab, Dr. C’Ma, Big O’s, WWNO, Renee Peck, Tom and Ellen Prewitt, Footprint Project,Dana Query, Brinkley Serkedakis, We Dat Chicken & Shrimp, Walmart, and EarthWorks. 



November 11, 2023
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


A Studio in the Woods
13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States


A Studio in the Woods
(504) 392-4460