About AcA

   

Who we are:

AcA is the central culture hub of Acadiana. Our beautiful facilities feature one of the finest, intimate theaters in the country, large museums-quality galleries, workshop and rehearsal spaces, offices and public areas. AcA has quickly grown to become one of the largest Arts Organizations in Louisiana.

Our Mission:

Fostering Art & Culture in Acadiana. From our beginnings as an arts council in 1975, we are a true community organization and an independent non-profit. We fight for all artists to receive fair and equitable compensation for their work.

What we Do:

AcA serves the entire region in all aspects of cultural work and connects to most aspects of cultural life in Acadiana: through community development & grant making featuring five individual programs; through arts education, serving 30,000+ kids in a partnership with our school system; through outreach & residencies; by creating public art corridors; by producing 40+ annual visual arts exhibits and monthly ArtWalks—free to the community; and through the 150+ annual events at AcA featuring every genre of the performing arts.


AcA is a nationally renowned education center and has been a Kennedy Center Partner for over 20 years. We work extensively in the area of artist services, and it is our mission to support artists in their ability to live full lives and have professional careers which we support through local, state-wide and national advocacy.

Every ticket you purchase to an AcA event helps us provide these services to our creative community.