New Orleans Architecture Foundation
New Orleans Architecture Tours is a proud partner of the New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF). We both share the same mission of educating the public about New Orleans architecture and we both strive for the highest quality educational opportunities.
Whether you are visiting or are a born and raised New Orleanian, we hope you enjoy the unmatched monthly and annual programs of our friends at New Orleans Architecture Foundation, offering monthly tours, keynotes, and annual events. You can also become a Friend of NOAF and support their vision to expand the reach of architecture and design. Make sure to tell them we sent you!
Headdress Workshop – A Beaux Arts Ball Event
Carnival season is upon us! With that, Women in Architecture (WIA) New Orleans is excited to announce the 2020 Headdress Workshop before Mardi Gras and in anticipation of NOAF’s FORESIGHT: Beaux Arts Ball 2020! Join Women in Architecture (WIA) and New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF) for a creative evening crafting your own headdress for upcoming parades and the Beaux Arts Ball! The event will be held at the Center for Architecture and Design, 1000 St Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA. Supplies will be provided and include feathers, rhinestones, LED lights, headbands, glitters, glue, and more! […]
FORESIGHT: Beaux Arts Ball 2020
The New Orleans Architecture Foundation (NOAF) invite you to support FORESIGHT: Beaux Arts Ball 2020 on Saturday, May 9th from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Music Box Village. More than 300 guests, donned in costumes inspired by this year’s theme “foresight”, will delight in a dance-filled evening while enjoying heavy hors d’oeurves, an open bar and live music in the Music Box Village – one of the most eccentric and unique contemporary art sites in New Orleans – an architectural conglomeration of recycled wood, metal and glass, an open-air performance space tucked under an oak tree canopy and a world away from the ordinary. […]
November Sketch Session: Let’s Draw Historic Gretna!
Hosted by the Urban Sketchers New Orleans Chapter, these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by pencil, pen, paintbrush, etc. (Featured Image by Marina Gonzalez Reed) […]
October Sketch Session: Let’s Draw Union Passenger Terminal!
Hosted by the Urban Sketchers New Orleans Chapter, these monthly meet-ups are free to anyone who wants to learn more about New Orleans by pencil, pen, paintbrush, etc. (Featured Image by Linda Hart) […]
2019 Home and Neighborhood Tour featuring Bayou St. John
New Orleans is a city of incredibly diverse homes, buildings, and people, all playing their role in defining the many character-filled neighborhoods they call home. The New Orleans Architecture Foundation wants to begin celebrating those neighborhoods with you, beginning with Bayou St. John. The Bayou St. John neighborhood offers much of what the city is revered for: a rich history, music throughout the year, great local food, and a wide array of architectural styles. *Featured Photo: Bayou St. John by Michael Mantes […]