NCLAC is dedicated to providing programs that encourage creativity and community.

  Artoberfest   Both home-brewed and commercial craft beers will be featured along with food trucks and live music. Opportunities abound to celebrate with us and support the arts

Artoberfest

Both home-brewed and commercial craft beers will be featured along with food trucks and live music. Opportunities abound to celebrate with us and support the arts

  Holiday Art Crawl   NCLAC’s annual Art Crawl brings artists, downtown merchants, and holiday shoppers together to experience a winter weekend as a community.

Holiday Art Crawl

NCLAC’s annual Art Crawl brings artists, downtown merchants, and holiday shoppers together to experience a winter weekend as a community.

  Summer Arts Camp   An annual series of camps for elementary and junior high students going to be in the 2nd-7th grades in the upcoming fall. With a focus on music, visual arts, and drama, students will develop their ability to express themselves and build self confidence through a variety of artistic endeavors.

Summer Arts Camp

An annual series of camps for elementary and junior high students going to be in the 2nd-7th grades in the upcoming fall. With a focus on music, visual arts, and drama, students will develop their ability to express themselves and build self confidence through a variety of artistic endeavors.

  Peach Art Exhibit   Coinciding annually with Ruston’s Louisiana Peach Festival for over thirty years, NCLAC’s Peach Art Exhibit allows local artists of all ages to exhibit their work and compete for cash awards.

Peach Art Exhibit

Coinciding annually with Ruston’s Louisiana Peach Festival for over thirty years, NCLAC’s Peach Art Exhibit allows local artists of all ages to exhibit their work and compete for cash awards.

  Film Screening   Independent Film Showings in Downtown Ruston at The Dixie Center for the Arts.

Film Screening

Independent Film Showings in Downtown Ruston at The Dixie Center for the Arts.

  Silent Auction & Mardi Gras Ball   The Silent Auction is a NCLAC event that takes place during the Mardi Gras Ball. The purchases made at this event support NCLAC programming.

Silent Auction & Mardi Gras Ball

The Silent Auction is a NCLAC event that takes place during the Mardi Gras Ball. The purchases made at this event support NCLAC programming.

  School Performance   An annual educational event for middle schoolers featuring a musical artist.

School Performance

An annual educational event for middle schoolers featuring a musical artist.

  Exhibitions   NCLAC exhibitions feature the work of local artists, displayed in the Dixie Center for the Arts and other locations in town.

Exhibitions

NCLAC exhibitions feature the work of local artists, displayed in the Dixie Center for the Arts and other locations in town.

  Art Outreach   NCLAC participates in other community events throughout the year to continue cultivating presence in the local area.

Art Outreach

NCLAC participates in other community events throughout the year to continue cultivating presence in the local area.