SCRATCH the SURFACE, the first BA Benefit!
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SCRATCH the SURFACE, the first BA Benefit!

Basin Arts is thrilled to announce that we are now an official NONPROFIT 501c3 ORGANIZATION making all donations tax-deductible. Clare Cook, founder of Basin Arts, launched the entity as ‘a container for creativity’ in 2016. The art center is a place where artists of all types collaborate and classes for all levels encourage artistic expression in the...

SURFACE by Basin Dance Collective, Nov. 28-30th
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SURFACE by Basin Dance Collective, Nov. 28-30th

Basin Dance Collective presents SURFACE Acadiana Center for the Arts, James Devin Moncus Theater November 28th – 30th, 7:30pm SURFACE is the newest original dance work from Basin Dance Collective, choreographed by Clare Cook in collaboration with body painter, Brittney Pelloquin and abstract painter, Dirk Guidry. In a world where polarities scream the loudest, SURFACE...

Basin Arts has a few new family members!
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Basin Arts has a few new family members!

In our third year here at Basin Arts, we have rearranged our artists spaces because one of our resident artists was starting to grow a bit too large for his space, lost one artists to her new mom duties, but we have added some new faces to the ever growing #containerforcreativity! Get to know these...

Why should someone come to Basin Arts
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Why should someone come to Basin Arts

WHY SHOULD SOMEONE COME TO  BASIN ARTS? Sharon Leahy, our  wise and fabulous tap teacher, shared these words about why you should come to Basin Arts…she says “You should come to Basin to be part of the artistic process, inspiration, research, exploration, and evaluation… who wouldn’t want to be part of that?” Why else should you come...

If Basin Arts could be a Color…
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If Basin Arts could be a Color…

We asked … IF BASIN ARTS COULD BE A COLOR…    WHAT COLOR WOULD IT BE?! The start to year three is less than a week away! Get your creative mojo ready to go! Want to create your own Basin Arts video message? We’d love to hear from you! Share it with us using #iambasinarts. Special thanks to Greta Gerstner...

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...

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