Saturday, Sep 15, 10 AM-9 PM

Opening Day at The Music Box Village

The Music Box Village
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4557 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans’ most unique contemporary art attraction, the Music Box Village, re-opens September 15th to host art and music workshops, public exploration, and innovative music for its third year at its permanent location in the Bywater. Opening Day celebrations begin at 10AM on Saturday, September 15th with free tours of the installation, local food vendors (24 Carrot Garden NOLA,7th Ward Ice Cream Speakeasy, Black Pearl Tacos and Big Boyz BBQ), and drink specials at the bar. DJ Brice Nice joins the party from 6PM-9PM for a dance party featuring New Orleans and Gulf Coast R&B, Soul, Garage, and more! The Music Box Village is the flagship project of New Orleans Airlift, a 501c3 artist-run initiative whose mission is to inspire wonder, connect communities, and foster opportunity through the education and the creation of public art. Airlift’s Bywater headquarters is also home to the Airlift Atelier, an arts fabrication studio and learning center. Plant design studio FAIT’s new mobile solarium, recently built by the Atelier, will be onsite Opening Day! Festivities continue Sunday, September 16th with DIY art workshop from 11AM-3PM, free tours, food by Beets N' Thyme, and Happy Hour specials from 4-6PM. Admission to the Music Box Village for Public Hours is by sliding-scale donation for Louisiana residents. Out of town visitors admission is $12 | adult and $5 | children over 5. Memberships can be found at the Ticketing Link! Our full calendar of ticketed events and open hours can be found at