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...

AMBUSH!! Central Pizza & Bar
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AMBUSH!! Central Pizza & Bar

AMBUSH!! Central Pizza & Bar Introducing Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’re 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. Our first ever AMBUSH!! Took place right outside of CENTRAL Pizza & Bar… some painting… a little Tap dancing… and...

Summer Class Schedule!
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Summer Class Schedule!

Summer is a great time to jump into dance classes 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! You are...

Acadiana Dance Month Recap!
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Acadiana Dance Month Recap!

Acadiana Dance Month Recap! AAANNNDDDD THAT’S A WRAP! The first ever Acadiana Dance Month was a huge success! March, 2018 was aimed at creating awareness and advocacy for the art of dance in our Acadiana Region. With nearly 100 local dance schools, cultural groups, professional companies, student organizations, a university program and dance service providers,...

Field Trips to Basin Arts
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Field Trips to Basin Arts

Over the past few weeks Basin Arts has had the pleasure of hosting a few field trips, and they starting to become something of a high demand among the elementary grade schools! Ben Koch, one of our artists in residence, shares his experience of the first ever Basin Arts field trip and gives a brief...