• Efforts Of Grace Inc. Ashé Cultural Arts Center is a gathering place for emerging and established artists to present, create and collaborate in giving life to their art. For those who felt compelled to choose more mainstream existence at earlier points in their lives, Ashé is a reclaiming harbor that welcomes them with open arms.
  • Efforts Of Grace Inc.

Ashé Cultural Arts Center is an initiative of Efforts of Grace, Inc., a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), organization that creates and supports programs, activities, and creative works emphasizing the contributions of people of African descent. Located in Central City New Orleans, the Center provides opportunities for art presentations, community development, artist support, and the creation of partnerships that amplify outreach and support efforts.

The Kuumba Institute Summer 2014!


The Institute serves students ages 6-16.  Students receive specialized training in Visual Arts, Dance, Martial Arts, Voice, Stepping, Yoga, Photography, Poetry, Capoeira, Arts & Crafts, Drama and African Drumming.  Students are also provided with breakfast, lunch and a snack daily.  In addition to providing our students with various means of artistic expressions in classroom setting, we also expose them to outside field trip and performance experiences.  Classes are held at Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, NOLA 70113. 

7-Week Youth Summer Program 

Monday – Friday – 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee – $40 per child

Tuition Fees –  $300 – 1 child / $400 – 2 children / $500 – 3 children

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