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...

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...

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...

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...

Jazz Factory…it’s all in the making!
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Jazz Factory…it’s all in the making!

Are you bored with the same ole’ things to do for a night out in Lafayette? On February 1st, join Basin Arts in support of the United Way of Acadiana for a one-of-a-kind, JAZZ FACTORY. Think Jazz Club meets Dance Performance meets Art Party! Expect live a live jazz music concert by UL Lafayette’s Combo...