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. 




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June-July 31, 2016 - 10:00 AM-5:30 PM daily (except during scheduled events)

Featuring the work of creative photographers Gason Ayisyin (photo above) and Peter Nakhid .

The exhibition covers images from past Maafa commemorations, focusing on not only the sacred ceremony and procession, but on the emotional faces of participants who were in attendance at the events.

Ashé I - 1712 & Ashe Too - 1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., NOLA

Free and open to the public.

child statue in church hi res

June 25, 2016 - Departs Ashé at 8:00 AM sharp!

The only plantation museum in Louisiana dedicated to understanding the facts of slavery.  Experience the world of an antebellum sugar plantation through the testimonies of the slaves who built and worked this property.

Departing from Ashé I, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., NOLA

$43 includes transportation and entry to the museum (limited space available) 

Must prepay by Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 5:00 PM.