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Grant-funded field trips available for middle and high school students! Application deadline this Friday March 21

The Printshop has a grant from the Arts Council of New Orleans to do workshops/field trips with local middle and high school student groups. They’ll have a chance to learn about screenprinting at our shop and create t-shirts, posters, flyers, etc to support their organizations. Supplies and instruction are covered by the grant. What are some cool organizations or clubs that we should partner with? We’d love to hear your ideas!

Please contact communityprintshop@gmail.com with questions, to receive an application, or if you have ideas for organizations that we should reach out to.

Beginning Screenprinting Class Nov. 18-Dec. 9

The Community Printshop is excited to be offering a beginning screenprinting class!

When: 6-10pm every Monday for  weeks; Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9

Where: 1201 Mazant, The New Orleans Community Printshop and Darkroom

Cost: $100+$10 lab fee, includes 16 hours of class time, screen use, emulsion, ink, and paper. T-shirts not included for students wishing to print on fabric.

Participants will learn all aspects of screenprinting, including coating and prepping screens, preparing digital and hand-drawn images for printing, printing single and multi-color images, and equipment use and maintenance.

Learn how to print your own posters, shirts, holiday cards, fine art and more!

Email communityprintshop@gmail.com to register for the class or find out more.

Class size is limited to 10

Photo Scavenger Hunt and Color Photography Fundraiser Show

Color Film Photography at New Orleans Community Printshop & Darkroom

Soon, the N.O. Community Printshop & darkroom will be offering Color Film for Papers up to 30in. in height.

To fund buildout and to afford the 1st Purchase of Color Processing chemicals the Printshop Gallery will be dedicated to Color Photography this November, YOUR COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY!

How it works:

Teams of 2-5 register, receive a disposable camera and a list of image prompts for a PHOTOGRAPH SCAVENGER HUNT. Color teams will then create their BEST images in response to the prompts and return Color Prints to the Community Printshop & Darkroom (1201 Mazant Street) by November 7th.

Fundraiser Entry Fee: $25.00

On November 9th each Color Team’s work will be hung in the Community Gallery for the 2nd Saturday Art Walk Opening.Voting is UNLIMITED and each vote will be sold for $1.00. The winning team will have a selection to make from the following list of prize incentives:

1) Unlimited Printing and Film Processing in the brand new Color Darkroom for 2 weeks with the aid of a trained and experienced member.

2) Private printshop tutoring with dinner for 2 included in Screen Printing, B&W Photo Printing, or color FilmPhoto Printing.

3) A commissioned Photoshoot or Printing Job.

4) Invitation to curate a Solo or Group Show at the N.O. Community Gallery.

Register to enter the exhibition @ 1201 Mazant Street (corner of Mazant & Marais) on Tuesday or Thursday 6-10 PM starting October 29th.

$25.00 entry fee due at sign-up. Each team receives 1 disposable camera and the list of Photograph Scavenger Hunt Image Prompts, along with a spot in the November Exhibition: Color Works.

Get Started Tuesday Oct. 29th 6-10 PM at New Orleans Community Printshop and Darkroom.