Programming

With the help of dedicated volunteers and our wonderful community partners, the Living Museum is proud to offer after school kids programming for families in the community. We offer Homework Club daily, and an array of weekly workshops for local youth including Modeling Mondays, Arts and Crafts club, Work Out Wednesdays, Poetry Club, Youth Leadership Institute and Freestyle Fridays.

L9LM Homework Club:

The Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum has afterschool programming Monday-Friday from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Volunteers are there to help students complete homework and projects for school. For more information, contact Rebecca@l9livingmuseum.org.

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For The Youth Weekly Workshops:

10682375_1494395170813178_2407322713440923097_oFor The Youth (FTY) New Orleans is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing after school programming for children in and around the Lower Ninth Ward. Screen Shot 2015-04-17 at 4.00.06 PMFTY is run by Reone Watts (Founder and President), Melanie Pittman (Board Member), Chantal Banks (Board Member), and Tianshica Lawrence (Board Member). They started the organization in order to give back to the youth of their community, believing in the principle that every child needs praise, guidance, encouragement, love and security. FTY provides three weekly afterschool workshops (Modeling Mondays, Work Out Wednesdays & Freestyle Fridays) for youth at the Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum.

For more information or to register a student, contact Reone at ftyneworleans@gmail.com.

Modeling Mondays:

Every Monday from 5:00 to 7:00pm, FTY offers “Modeling” workshops for students of all ages. They work on confidence, fashion, leadership skills, modeling skills, public speaking and more!

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Work Out Wednesdays:

Every Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00pm, FTY offers exercise and recreation workshops for students of all ages. Students participate in organized sports games, stretching, work out routines, strength building, dancing and more!

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Freestyle Fridays:

Every Friday from 5:00 to 7:00pm, FTY offers “Freestyle Fridays” for students of all ages. Students learn musicality and how to freestyle!

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L9LM Poetry Club:

The Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum Poetry Club meets every other Wednesday, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm, for students 4th grade and up. It is facilitated by Sam Gordon, a New Orleans based slam poet and teaching artist. This club also takes field trips to New Orleans and Baton Rouge youth poetry open mics and writing workshops. For more information or to enroll a child contact rebecca@L9Livingmuseum.org.

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L9LM Arts & Crafts Club:

The Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum Arts & Crafts Club meets every other Thursday, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm, for students of all ages. It is facilitated by Robyn Leroy-Evans, a New Orleans based artist who specializes in photography and sculpture. For more information or to enroll a child contact rebecca@L9Livingmuseum.org.

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