Joan Mitchell Center

Joan Mitchell Center

Complementing the Joan Mitchell Foundation's grant programs, the Joan Mitchell Center was developed to host artist residencies, providing working and living space on a two-acre campus in the historic and culturally diverse city of New Orleans. Learn more.

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Artist-in-Residence Program

The Joan Mitchell Center's Artist-in-Residence programming offers artists – from emerging to established, national and local – the time and space to create work, and the opportunity to engage with a community of artists in residency at the Center, as well as with the vibrant arts community of New Orleans. Learn more.

Artwork of the 2019 Artists-in-Residence.

Center Programming

As part of the Joan Mitchell Center's commitment to provide a forum for artists and to be a welcoming, inclusive gathering place for artists and the broader community of New Orleans, the Joan Mitchell Center curates and produces public programming, creating events that support values of community, diversity and social equity. Learn more.

Visual MashUp event at the Joan Mitchell Center in September 2016 featuring Diedrick Brackens, Cristina Molina, Mario Padilla, Robert Pruitt, and Dyani White Hawk with DJ Brice Nice. Photo by Cfreedom Photography.

Community Partnerships

The Joan Mitchell Center aspires to be an asset to an already culturally rich neighborhood in New Orleans. Working with a broad range of individuals and institutions throughout the city is integral to the Center's mission and goals. Learn more.

An ‘Art Market’ organized by the New Orleans organization Constance and hosted by the Joan Mitchell Center, which gave over 60 local artists the opportunity to sell their works and engage directly with the public in December of 2011.