You can't spell party without art! KID smART is celebrating 20 years of artful learning in New Orleans schools with a birthday extravaganza.

ART JAM will also feature:

  • NOMA+ pop-up museum
  • Cupcake decorating with the CupCake Fairies
  • Wheel of Fortune, raffle, games, and prizes
  • Mouth-watering food provided by Cochon Butcher in partnership with the Link Restaurant Group
  • Arts activities from 826, Le Petit Theatre, Louisiana Children's Museum, Make Music NOLA, NOMA, the Ogden Museum, and more!

All performances, workshops, and activities are FREE and open to ALL! (Food is free for children and by donation for adults.)

Quote from Elise Gallinot Goldman, KID smART Executive Director:  KID smART is thrilled to celebrate our 20th birthday beside both longtime partners and our new neighbors on Bayou Road. Over the last two decades, KID smART has co-created arts-centered learning with over 30,000 public school students. We hope they’ll all come out to ART JAM!

Want to help KID smART make New Orleans classrooms more joyful, effective places to learn? Bring art supply donations to ART JAM or make a monetary contribution at to support arts-integrated learning in New Orleans schools.

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About KID smART:
KID smART partners with New Orleans public schools to blend the arts into academic lessons to make classrooms more effective and joyful places to learn. Through full-year artist residencies, students in our Creative Schools grow academically, artistically, and emotionally. KID smART is currently celebrating 20 years of integrating the arts into 40+ New Orleans schools. Over the past two decades, KID smART has worked with over 30,000 students and trained more than 5,000 local teachers in arts integration strategies.

Media Contact:
Cheryl Manley, Communications & Project Manager