Arts and Cultural Organizations

CORRIDOR DES ARTS
Corridor des Arts is an art and culture trail following the highways and byways connecting the colorful Louisiana towns of Sunset, Grand Coteau, Arnaudville, Cecilia, and Henderson. This trail features Tax Free Shopping, when purchasing original art, in several Louisiana Cultural Districts. Visitors can also dine in quaint local restaurants, stay overnight in unique accommodations, and speak French with the locals. Corridor des Arts hosts studio tours at various times throughout the year. Guests will be able to view and purchase original work in a wide variety of media and styles. They can watch live demonstrations, observe works in progress, and learn about an art process from concept through completion and experience first hand how, why, and where art is created. The tour will feature professional artists and fine crafters from all over Louisiana.
Location: Starts: 312 Anna St, Sunset, LA. Ends: 2942 C Grand Point Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA.
Hours: Various by location
Contact: Various by location

CREOLE HERITAGE FOLKLIFE CENTER
Learn about the rich heritage of the Creole people in Southwest Louisiana–from food to festivals. Committed to nurturing the unique identity of Creole culture, the non-profit organization offers demonstrations, information and events.
Location: 113 West Vine St, Opelousas, LA
Hours: Tues.-Fri., 12-4 p.m., Sat. and Sun. by appointment.
Contact: 337.407.0250

THE HISTORIC DELTA GRAND THEATRE
The Historic Delta Grand Theatre is a multi-purpose arts center dedicated to building a stronger community through the arts. Through traditional arts programming, innovative arts education programs and artist development programs, we use the transformative power of the arts to affect change in our audience, our community and our region.
Location: 120 S Market St, Opelousas, LA
Hours: Various by performance
Contact: 337.407.1806

EUNICE PLAYERS THEATRE
The Eunice Players' Theatre is a non-profit community theatre in Eunice LA that began its operation in 1969 and has been continually operating to this day. The Board of Directors oversees the production of four shows per year, completely produced by volunteers dedicated to bringing quality live theatrical performances to patrons of the Acadiana area. The annual Irving Awards serve as a celebration of the previous year's performances as well as a kick off to the upcoming season. Much like Broadway's Tony Awards, people who have worked on the previous season's plays are given awards for Technical, Acting, and Directoral merit. 
Location: 121 S 2nd St, Eunice, LA
Hours: Various by performance
Contact: 337.457.2156

FESTIVAL OF WORDS CULTURAL ARTS COLLECTIVE
Fesival of Words Cultural Arts Collective strives to inspire creative expression and a higher level of literacy for residents to St. Landry Parish, and throughout Acadiana; the collective will contribute to the advancement of artists as well as the community. Each November the collective hosts a Literary Festival.
Location: Grand Coteau, LA
Hours: Various by festival date                                                                                                                                                               Contact:337.254.9695

JEAN LAFITTE NATIONAL PARK & PRESERVE PRAIRIE ACADIAN CULTURAL CENTER
A unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve, the center tells the story of the Acadians who settled the prairie region of southwest Louisiana. Extensive exhibits and artifacts interpreting the history, language, music, and architecture of the Cajuns. Music, crafts and cooking demonstrations every Saturday. 
Location: 250 W. Park Ave, Eunice, LA
Hours: Mon.- Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. & Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Contact: 337.457.8499,

LOUISIANA ORPHAN TRAIN SOCIETY
The Louisiana Orphan Train Society is dedicated to collecting and preserving items that tell the history of the Prphan Train Riders who came to Louisiana by train from the New York Foundling Hospital between 1873 and 1929. This museum is the only one of its kind in Louisiana and second in the nation to the Orphan Train Museum in Concordia, KS.
Location: 223 S. Academy St, Opelousas, LA
Hours: Tues.- Fri., 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. & Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Contact: 337.948.9922

NUNU ARTS AND CULTURE COLLECTIVE
NUNU Arts and Culture Collective is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization dedicated to providing a stage/platform/gallery for creative living by facilitating community, economic, and artistic/cultural development. Their goal is to educate the public about the importance of the arts and the positive effects it has on preserving and promoting the culture of the Greater Acadiana area. They also strive to provide a better understanding of the artistic contributions made by other cultures of the world, particularly the French culture that is so prevalent in the region. 
Loaction: 1510 Bayou Courtableau Hwy, Arnaudville, LA
Hours: Sat.-Sun., 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Contact: 337.453.3307

OPELOUSAS LITTLE THEATRE
The Opelousas Little Theatre's governing body is compromised of area citizens who are committed to the performing arts in Louisiana. Members of the OLT Executive Committee and the OLT Board of Directors are responsible for the day-to-day operations and physical maintenance of the theater as well as approving, planning, and producing the seasons selections at OLT. The OLT Board meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the OLT building. The public is encouraged to contact OLT for more information.
Location: 822 S Main St, Opelousas, LA
Hours: Various by performance
Contact: 337.948.4367