Commission on Cultural Affairs

Commission on Cultural Affairs

The mission of the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is to enrich the lives of the citizens of St. Tammany Parish by nurturing, sustaining, and enhancing the arts.

The St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs has many programs and initiatives available to assist arts organizations and non-profit agencies presenting arts programs, so as to foster development of the arts in St. Tammany Parish. We offer programs and initiatives in grants, public art, arts marketing, leadership and organization development, cultural programs, cultural planning and technical assistance.



Left:"Table for Two" ; Photography 24x36
MIddle: "Uptown High-Step" w/ Chef Tory; Photography 24x36
Right: "Hangin' at the Stoop" w/ Gallery Owner Craig Tracy; Photography 24x36

Meet the Artist:
"I am Abby the Photographer!" I grew up in Mandeville, LA and received my B.A. in Art Communication w/ a concentration in photography at Roanoke College. All of my travels & experiences have created the outgoing, adventurous person I am now whilst building my Brand + Business for the past 25+ years. Welcome to THE MIND SHOW!"

Abby's Work:

Creative Natives Coming Soon: Marianne Angeli Rodriguez, Elaine Hodges, Paula Tregre, Susan Zaunbrecher

May 20, 2020 
Business Planning for Artists - via Zoom
June 10, 2020
Social Media Marketing for Artists and Non-Profits - Location Pending

CCA will host a two-part Business of Art Series with guest speakers BIll Warshauer of WHW Consultuants and Jenn Perrault of Haute Off the Rack. The speakers will share knowledge for a successful business in the areas of  Business Planning and Social Media Marketing.

Click here for more details, RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


COVID-19 Resources for Artist and Arts Organizations

LA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

LA Workforce Commission: COVID-19 Response

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center SBA Disaster Loan & CARES Act Webinars

Arts Coucnil of Greater BR - Creative Relief Page 

GNO Inc. Corona Virus Updates and Resources

Americans for the Arts  COVID-19 Resource page

NEA COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations

Artwork COVID-19 Resource Page

Creative Collective – COVID-19 Resource and Info Page

The Blues Foundation Hart Fund

Creative Capital 

Cerf+ for Individual Artists

CDC Coronavirus Key Facts

CDC Coronavirus Managing Anxiety and Stress

Through Creative Relief, the Commission on Cultural Affairs will identify artists and arts organizations who have lost or incurred damage as a result of a disaster or emergency. Financial contributions to this effort will provide artists and arts organizations with immediate assistance in their time of need. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to volunteer or to make a financial contribution.

For extensive information on Decentralized Arts Funding Grants (DAF) click here.


The St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is an agency of the St. Tammany Parish Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.



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Contact Us

  • Administrative Complex
    21490 Koop Dr.
    Mandeville, LA 70471

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday through Friday
    8:00am to 4:30pm