YAYA’s mission is to empower creative young people to become successful adults. We provide educational experiences in the arts and entrepreneurship to New Orleans-area children and youth, fostering and supporting their individual ambitions.

Look at what’s happening now at YAYA:

Get Your Mardi Gras Ladders!

Carnival is around the corner, so get your little one to the parades in style!
We will have ladders for sale at Feet First (4122 Magazine St.), or contact us today to commission a personalized ladder!
King Crab, by Ian Jackson (sold!)


Shop YAYA, Support YAYA Artists!
YAYA artworks make wonderful gifts for any occasion, and all of our art sales support free arts enrichment programs for New Orleans youth. Visit our gallery Monday – Friday, 10am-5pm.


Glass Demonstrations

YAYA hosts glass making demonstrations at the YAYA Arts Center on the
second Friday of each month. Help support our free, community arts programming by participating in our Goblet Grab! Take home a custom glass or ceramic cup made in house for only $25 and enjoy FREE drinks for the night! (Sponsored by NOLA Brewing)

This event is FREE and open to all ages. 21+ to drink.

YAYA’s next scheduled demo: Friday, February 3 | 6-9pm

Featured Artist: Stephen Paul Day and Sibylle Peretti

Theme: TBD

Description: TBD

Community Arts


Registration is open for Community Arts Mondays! YAYA hosts this FREE weekly art-making workshop for Central City youth between the ages of 5-12. Call YAYA at 504.529.3306, or stop by the YAYA Arts Center at 3322 LaSalle Street for more information. You can download the application by clicking on the button below. Please email the completed application to nemesis@yayainc.com, or drop it off at the Arts Center, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. Spaces are limited, so register your child today!


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