A world-class performing arts center and museum in the heart of Acadiana.

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Welcome to AcA!

Gallery Admissions

Gallery & Café hours are 9am-5pm, Tuesday-Saturday

Free admission during Second Saturday ArtWalk (5pm-9pm)

AcA Individual Member – Free
AcA Family Members & above – Free for entire household

Visitor $10
Visitor (65 & over) $5
K-12 Student (5-17) $5
College Student (with current ID) $5

Child (under 5) – Free
Military personnel and veterans – Free
Library Museum Passholder* – Free

*Check out a Lafayette Public Library Museum Pass to get free admission to AcA as well as a variety of museums across Lafayette.


QUESTIONS? AcA offers discounted group rates, private event rentals, and many different ways to bring your group or event to the museum.

Contact 337-233-7060 or info@acadianacenterforthearts.org

Support arts and culture in Acadiana through an AcA membership. Visit acadianacenterforthearts.org/membership for full details.


Rêve Coffee & Quiet Workspace

AcA Café

Take an art break! Visit the AcA – check out our galleries, find out about upcoming performances, events, and workshops, then stop by our Café for a handcrafted treat.

Galleries &


We are the central, organizing and convening hub of arts and culture in Acadiana. AcA’s professional staff serve to support artists, musicians, creatives, and cultural organizations across the region.

Our Visual Arts department actively seeks out new regional artists as well as showcases leading professionals in the global arts community. The AcA’s exhibitions are also the primary anchor of Lafayette’s monthly ArtWalk and impacts over 20,000 patrons directly.

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Have Your Event at AcA

The Acadiana Center for the Arts is the premier location in Lafayette for meetings, conferences, wedding receptions, showcases, and private events of all sizes. We aim to provide world-class service to make your event memorable and lasting for everyone involved.


Live Performances

AcA’s Performing Arts Program includes a wide variety of elevating performing arts experiences that continue to attract support, participation, & public attention from all corners of the community. These programs put money into the local arts community & engage new audiences year-round.

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