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...

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!...

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...

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...

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