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New Orleans Art Markets

Aside from the great galleries in the Warehouse District and on Royal Street and Magazine Street, visitors can find wide selections of creative works at some of the city's art markets. There are more than a half-dozen open air markets operating in the city but here are a few where you can find unique art.

New Orleans Art Markets
Arts Market of New Orleans
Palmer Park, New Orleans, LA [Map It]

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Shopping Type/s: Art Market

Description: On the last Saturday of every month, Palmer Park blossoms with arts, entertainment, local food vendors, and people celebrating all the creativity NOLA has to offer. Discover handmade, affordable art from a plethora of local and regional artists, with wares ranging from ceramics to printmaking to homemade soaps. Whatever your style, there's a piece of art with your name on it.
French Market
2 French Market Pl., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 522-2621

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Shopping Type/s: Art Market, Farmer's Market

Description: Founded in 1791, New Orleans’ French Market is the oldest public market in the country. This open-air mall features shopping, dining and music in a tradition that is uniquely New Orleans, yet still reminiscent of some European markets.
The Freret Market
Intersection of Freret St. and Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 638-2589

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Shopping Type/s: Art Market

Description: Along with food and flea items, the Freret Market features a nice selection of works from local artists. The market was founded in 2007 as a revitalization project in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and has grown to be a popular event. There’s also a festival and a block party every April with live music. The Freret Market is held on the first Saturday of the month, except for July and August, at the intersection of Freret Street and Napoleon Avenue.
OCH Art Market
1618 Oretha C Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70113 [Map It]
(985) 250-0278

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Shopping Type/s: Art Market

Description: In addition to being in an historic building and in a nationally recognized historic district, O. C. Haley Blvd is now a recognized Cultural Products District meaning no sales tax on original art. In addition to local arts and crafts, the February OCH Art Market has fresh produce from the Hollygrove Market and fresh juice served by Surrey’s Juice Bar. The OCH Art Market is free, open to the public, and family friendly.
Secondline Arts & Antiques
1209 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 875-1924

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Shopping Type/s: Antiques, Artists/Art Galleries, Art Market
Soniat House Antique Galleries
1133 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 522-0570

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Shopping Type/s: Antiques, Artists/Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Art Market, Home Furnishings & Decor, Specialty Items

Description: You can find unique antiques at this historic New Orleans hotel.
Unique Products
2041 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-2441

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Shopping Type/s: Artists/Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Clothing and Accessories, Art Market, Home Furnishings & Decor, Gift Shops, Souvenirs, Specialty Items, Children's Shops, Cookware

Description: UP/Unique Products is a fun and funky New Orleans centric store and art gallery showcasing the creative eco artwork , chandeliers and home accessories locally made by Mark Kirk and Heather Macfarlane , who have been creating unique products from culturally relevant recycled objects such as Mardi Gras beads , upcycled festival banners and found objects since 1999 in Lower Garden District of New Orleans . The artists design and build handmade lighting , gifts and accessories as well are providing custom design and installation , their work can be seen in various restaurants , clubs , bars and galleries throught the Gulf South as well as nationally , and have been featured on CNN , The Food Network , MTV , HBO ,NBC, HGTV as well as countless TV / Film sets , museums and private collections. Come visit their colorful collections and prepare to be amazed by the imagination of 2 of NOLA’s premier recycling artists who have been “trashforming” New Orleans since 1999.
2841 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 450-0789

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Shopping Type/s: Art Market
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