Collaborative Learning, Teaching And Artistic Experimentation In Urban Gardens

The Incubator is rooted in arts, education, and sustainability. As such the aim of the nonprofit is working with culture bearers and youth to grow gardens, green spaces, and environmentally focused public art that gives back to the community.

Mission Statement

Providing education, community outreach, and an Artist-in-Residence Program, the NOLA Artist Incubator is committed to building a creative network of makers for a more sustainable New Orleans.

We believe in the power of art to transform spaces.

Education and Community Outreach

The purpose of the NOLA Artist Incubator is to provide opportunities for artists and youth, in the areas of literacy, agricultural education, environmental art, green architecture, community gardening, and conservation in urban landscapes.

Budding Artists Program, New Orleans Public Library


Sustainable Environmental Art Delivery

The NOLA Artist Incubator offers S.E.A.D. programming, in which we work with schools and organizations delivering programming directly on site. Providing customizable project-based opportunities between students and collaborating artists, building artistically curated environmental mitigation installations.


The Galvez Garden offers Artist-in-Residency opportunities for creative experimentation and expression in the areas of environmental art, green architecture, and community gardening.

Southern artists with interests experimenting in green architecture, environmental art installations, or hosting workshops connecting art and nature are encouraged to apply for our residency program. Examples of projects include conducting a workshop for the community on site or creating nature inspired or environmentally focused artist installations at the garden.

The NOLA Artist Incubator is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. All donations are tax deductible and donation receipts are available.

From our Blog
  • Budding Artists: Week Four

    We had such an amazing morning at the Norman Mayer branch of New Orleans Public Library because, today we made bug hotels! We talked about the importance of bugs in the ecosystem and how there are a variety of different bugs that do different tasks to help a garden grow. Children and their caregivers arrived…

  • Garden Tour and Planting Day at Galvez Garden

    What a wonderful turnout for our Spring Garden Tour and Planting Day! We were thrilled to have so many visitors show up despite the unexpected cold front today! The President and members of the board of the Master Gardener’s of Greater New Orleans paid us a visit and we’re so grateful they made the time…

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