What do you do to feel creative?
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What do you do to feel creative?

To create is to bring into existence. Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Being creative means taking risks, breaking with routine and doing something different, finding hidden patterns, and to generate solutions. It means challenging yourself every day. We want to know … WHAT DO YOU DO TO FEEL...

Congrats to BARE Walls
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Congrats to BARE Walls

Congrats to Team BARE Walls led by Dirk Guidry Art for receiving funding at 24hourcitizenproject !! BARE Walls is a new art subscription program through Basin Arts connecting local artists with local businesses to create more beautiful and awesome workspaces while simultaneously fueling the creative economy in our area! Win Win for everyone and #nobarewalls for Acadiana!...

What do you value about Basin Arts?
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What do you value about Basin Arts?

To value something is to hold it dear to keep it close to appreciate it to recognize its worth… We asked people in our community…. WHAT DO YOU VALUE ABOUT BASIN ARTS? We value each and every one of you who enters Basin Arts! Thanks for all your support every step of the way. Create your own Basin Arts video message, we’d...

AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The GreenRoom
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AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The GreenRoom

AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The Green Room Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’ve been flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. For our fourth AMBUSH!! we started at Reve Coffee and danced our way down the street to The...

What is Basin Arts?
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What is Basin Arts?

Each week in August, we will be sharing some of the faces of Basin Arts with you as they share what Basin Arts means to them. Follow along each week and maybe even create your own Basin Arts video message. We’d love to hear from you! Share it with us using #iambasinarts. We are so...

Fall Dance Class Schedule!
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Fall Dance Class Schedule!

Goodbye Summer… Hello Autumn! Check out the new fall dance class schedule at Basin Arts! We offer a wide variety of weekly dance classes taught by some of the areas most qualified dance and movement artists. Our classes are drop-in style, open to adults and teens ages 16+. There are no performance commitments, just dancing!...

AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue
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AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue

AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’ve been flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. For our third AMBUSH!! we popped up at the General Mouton Statue Ambush #3 happened on Saturday July 14th during Artwalk on...

Basin Arts Book Nook
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Basin Arts Book Nook

Over the last several months we began receiving donations of art books across both visual and performing arts sectors. These donated books along with our existing collection were shaping up to be a nice little collection of resource books for artists across disciplines, and we had the idea to build an tiny arts library in the building. The...

AMBUSH!! Holiday in Spain
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AMBUSH!! Holiday in Spain

On Friday, June 29th, three dancers, one painter, and a singer united to create a great spectacle reminiscent of a Holiday in Spain! Beginning at Pamplona and making their way to the atrium at the Gordon Hotel, audience members followed the performers for this interactive running of the bulls. The dancers, Gina Aswell, Nicole Curtis and...

Paint Your Date Night
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Paint Your Date Night

PAINT YOUR DATE NIGHT was a huge success. Wine was poured , shirts were discarded, paint was laid down and lots of laughs shared between a mix of personalities and newly made friends. Big thank you to Basin Arts for allowing such wonderful art happenings to breath in Lafayette, La!  “It was a new avenue for vulnerability that...