Femme Fridays are held on the First Friday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30pm and prices vary depending on the class.

Femme Friday is an art class designed for women* to create art in a safe and supportive environment.  Each month we will host a different guided workshop in our studio, as well as an empowerment exercise with a focus on self-care. 

BYOB! Bring those drinks, girl! Wine, cocktail, sparkling water- whatever- bring it along with you to enjoy while creating. If you forgot though, we got you :) Some wine and beer will be in the studio, or you can grab a drink from our neighbors around the corner at Crown & Anchor!

*All women (cis & trans), feminists, and art-making friends welcome.


June 2 - Pit Paste & Coloring Night
10.00 15.00

It's summer in New Orleans, y'all! We know it can be quite a pickle deciding between having B.O. and exposing yourself to harmful ingredients found in most store-bought deodorants, so we've got a solution for you! Get prepared for the swampy, sweaty, summer ahead of us at our June 2nd Femme Friday, Pit Paste & Coloring Night. In addition to chill coloring book activities, we will also have a workshop in making your own all natural, aluminum- & paraben- free deodorant that you can take home!

Please bring your own *small* jar as well as any essential oil of your choice. We will have one-two options, but if you already have one in mind, please bring with you :)

Pit Paste ingredients, adult coloring books, colored pencils, and watercolor paints will be provided. We will also have some wine and beer, but as always BYOB!

Cost: $15 the day of at door, or $10 if you buy online in advance :)

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July 7 - Figure Drawing & Vegan Adaptogen Lattes

Figure drawing! Come study, render, and honor the female form. Color it's emotions, highlight its outlines and rearrange its form.

In addition to our drawing session we will learn how to make vegan adaptogen lattes with homemade nut milk that will increase our resistance to stress and our body's ability to thrive. (Please alert us of any nut allergies including coconut).

Wine & beer will be served, but as always, BYOB! 

Cost: $20 the day of at door, or $15 if you buy online in advance :)

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Aug 4 - Upcycled Planters & Recycled Paper-Making
15.00 20.00

Channel your inner earth goddess and green thumb in this eco-art workshop! Come learn how to create your own recycled paper and wildflower seed balls to disperse throughout New Orleans in the name of guerrilla gardening! In this workshop, we will also make upcycled can planters and pot up self-care succulents, such as aloe vera :)  

For this workshop, please bring with you: a can (we will have a few extras) and any scrap paper you'd like to give a new life :)

We will have some wine & beer, but as always, BYOB! 

Cost: $20 the day of at door, or $15 if you buy online in advance :)

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