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Contact

Please see our FAQ page for even quicker answers!

Site & Mailing Address

  • 4557 N. Rampart Street,
  • New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Directions +
  • Open Hours: Saturday & Sunday 10AM-7PM
  • Check our calendar for updates!
  • New Orleans Airlift's offices are generally open from Monday-Friday from 10AM-4PM.
  • The Music Box Village does not have a public phone line; please reach out via email if you need to contact a member of our staff.
  • Please note that while our staff is often on-site during the weekends, we tend to be busy coordinating events and serving visitors. As such, we may not be able to respond to your message until the following Monday.
  • Thank You! We look forward to seeing you at the Music Box Village!

Stay Connected

  • Join our e-newsletter for updates on our performance schedule, ticketing, and more.

Volunteering

We welcome volunteers every weekday from 10am – 4pm, and on weekends & events. We have both indoor and outdoor tasks working alongside our artists and builders. Volunteers who log 40 hours or more are rewarded with event tickets!

Internships

New Orleans Airlift also offers internships for those seeking experiential training in the areas of marketing & communications, production, and fabrication. Internships can be done for college credit.

Become a Docent!

Become a docent at the Music Box Village, and help us share the excitement and wonder of "musical architecture" with thousands of visitors each year! Docents are an important part of the guest experience, and receive hands-on training in activating the installation. Docents are paid positions.

  • Requirements: Must have consistent weekend availability
  • A background in education, hospitality, or customer service is not required, but is certainly a plus!
  • Email us with your resume and a letter of interest.

Stay Up to Date

A moody shop pic of the Delphine House build - with @demilitia & @christianrepaal in his signature overalls - welders & builders of much of what you see all around you in the Village - It’s Christian’s birthday tomorrow - send him a shout! ♥️🤩🙌 . . #shop #welding #tinkering #throwback #neworleans #artisan

We cannot wait!! Tuesday Sept 24th #suspiria & @claudiosimonettisgoblin open our Fall Season with support from @benni_control_station - Yes!! Get 20% off this and future events with your Membership at www.musicboxvillage.com/support - while they last! . . . #perks #fall #bywater #neworleans #concert #goblin #argento #italian #film #outdoormovie #livemusic #visitneworleans #thingstodo #datenight

Beyond excited for the life’s work of @peachesnisker to get its @kampnagel_hamburg debut tonight! @neworleans.airlift and @musicbox.village were honored to have her in our world a couple of years ago and to play a part in the imagining of a work this huge! Airlift collaborators @fannyfufu, @harrisbrunious and dancers from @dancinggrounds including @chanicediante and @justine.m.ades_ are over there now bringing this incredible vision to life and we couldn’t be more proud of having connected all these amazing women! Special thanks as well to @tallulahfreeway @charlielemindu @ariellebrickman and all of the incredible folks we met along the way that really make the realization of Peaches shine! Additionally, thanks to @quintronnn and @christmasbear9 for the introductions way back when. Y’all are killing it! Kisses from all of us in the dirty dirty and congratulations all around!

Hit that Get Tickets button - they’re moving fast! Or join as a member to get 20% off these and more... . . #fall #concerts #livemusic #visitneworleans #bywater #snarkypuppy #goblin #suspiria #sculpturegarden #soundart #atlasobscura #hiddengems

We’re already almost 2/3rds toward our goal of 50 signups in August (that was fast!) - 20 more unlock our Fall Season Preview! So don’t hesitate... . . . #nonprofit #support #perks #annual #neworleans #bywater #seasontix #earlybird

Party on... one of our Family #VIP season ticket benefits is to host your birthday in the Village! Membership & Season Tix are open for a limited time only! Find out more at the link in bio. . . . #neworleans #musicbox #livemusic #artsite #visitneworleans

@quintronnn conducts a #MusicBox performance on Piety Street 2011 ... memberships are now open for 2019-2020!! The first 50 to sign up will get a sneak peek at our Fall Season Announcement (and a whole year of benefits)! Link in bio :) . . . #support #nonprofit #signaling #conductor #neworleans #quintron #noise #experimentalmusic

From the Music Box’s first iteration on Piety Street - 2011 - As Airlift begins our 10th anniversary celebration this Fall! We have a lot of surprises tucked up our sleeves ... . . . #musicbox #bywater #contemporaryart #neworleans #experimentalmusic

#savethedate ! Stay tuned for a whole raft of news coming up from your favorite #experimentalmusic nonprofit art collective tucked away in #neworleans ... . . . . #visitneworleans #thingstodo #tripplanning #soundart #bywater #travel #soundgarden #sculpture #contemporaryart

We’re #hiring ! Looking for a Bar Manager for our Fall Season with an option to extend to Spring. Contract/seasonal! Ideal candidate is organized, has experience managing staff and in the industry, and an experimental #creative streak! To apply, please send email with resume & note to alita at NewOrleansairlift.org !! We are beginning interviews Monday so get your email in ASAP! . . #workwithus #bartending #bywater #nonprofit #craftcocktail #neworleans

Tomorrow - Sunday is our last day open until Fall! 10am to 7pm. Pop-ups by Big Easy #Snoballs & @tacosbyheidi !! #livemusic playtime at 5:30 :) #happyhour specials all day! . . #coffee #bloodymarys #localbeer #tacos #neworleans #neworleansfood #bywater #explore #visitneworleans #musicbox

Cody will be animating the installations in the town on Saturday and Sunday starting 5:30pm- showing off how the music box houses can play! Join in if you’d like or come to observe. No extra to you! Participation covered by your admission/donation. Come early on #Saturday for Spanish Tapas by @la_mujer_gala. #Sunday we have Tacos by Heidi and snow balls by Big Easy Treats. #happyhour specials all #weekend long! . . . . #neworleans #bar #garden #artgarden #sculpturegarden #nola #bywater #levee #summer #soundart #musicalarchitecture #stclaude

Chef Jen Cole (who grilled on site for our fundraiser last Fall!) brings Spanish #menu #popup @la_mujer_gala to the Music Box this Saturday as part of our closing celebrations... starting at noon! . . . #drinkspecials #happyhour #neworleansfood #neworleans #neworleanseats #picnic #brunch #lunch #dinner #livemusic #music #performance

Pretty great #office for @neworleans.airlift co-founder Jay Pennington @rustylazer. Holding meetings in the #shaded #sculpture #garden out here in the #Bywater. Come through!

Two more weekends of the Music Box Village! Check our calendar for closing specials, #snoballs , #happyhour musician-led house jams, and more. We open ticketing this summer for Fall season shows, and will be offering #membership & #seasontickets for a limited time!! Stay tuned! . . . #soundart #onetimeinnola #atlasobscura #neworleans #bywater

Our buddies Doug & Tricia’s wedding in the Music Box Village! What a thrill to see him in season two of #biglittlelies alongside #merylstreep @nicolekidman @reesewitherspoon & @shailenewoodley ... . . . #hbo #sundaytv #hollywood #weddings #neworleans #musicbox #offbeatbride #nuptials #bywater

On our closing weekend, @la_mujer_gala & @tacosbyheidi are bringing Spanish food & #tacos - noon til food runs out! #happyhour specials at our bar too :) and Snoballs by Big Easy Treats . . #onetimeinnola #neworleanseats #brunch #saturdayvibes #sundayfunday #goingout #neworleans #soundart #bywater

Visit us on #fathersday for a day of #familyfun in the #musicboxvillage. #food, #drinkspecials, #livemusic, #interactiveart #play #neworleans 📷 One of the hard working dads over here at @neworleans.airlift -@christianrepaal working on a piece for our project in Orleans, France 🇫🇷

Another cutie #wedding in the Music Box! We love to celebrate yr love. 8 weekend days left to visit us before we close in July... we’re counting down! . . . #musicalarchitecture #love #bywater #weddings #spring #neworleans #onetimeinnola #soundart

Another explorer in the Village! Open weekends in June then we close for Summer! : . . #installationart #musicbox #neworleans #visitneworleans #playtime #saturdayvibes #atlasobscura #bywater #mustsee

We’re hiring a Bar Manager and a Special Events Coordinator to mastermind our Fall private events!! Check out our New Orleans Airlift Facebook Jobs page for details ... . . Floral design by @antiguafloral for a Fall Music Box Wedding! Find out how to host your own special events with us at musicboxvillage.com . . . #offbeatbride #neworleansweddings #installationart #neworleans #weddingsofthesouth #bywaterwedding #onetimeinnola #whosgettinghitchednext #weddingparty #celebration

Just a lil throwback to our Snow Ball art by @glitterboxno ... the Village is open this weekend! Visit 10-7 ... . . . #installationart #musicalhouse #costume #musicboxvillage #neworleans #thingstodo #bywater #atlasobscura #contemporaryart #interactive #soundgarden

Noise making & catching a breeze in the Village today. We’ll be open weekends through June as weather allows! . Tonight is our last show of the season with a bunch of heavy hitters. Click the Get Tickets button to find out more- tickets will be available at the door! 📸: @reversibleskirt . . #neworleans #concert #memorialdayweekend #sundayfunday #picnicdate #dinneralfresco #eatingneworleans #musicboxvillage

Tomorrow is Neighbor Day in the Music Box Village! Come meet Delaney & @taylor.lee.taylor, some of the co-founders of the project, and @bitbipbop , our Public Hours Manager, who’s organized Neighbor Day as a chance to break bread (or pizza) and hang out together! Our Public Hours are pay-what-you-wish - while we are looking for sponsor support, (hello!) currently we rely 100% on your donations & business at our bar and merch to keep our doors open and free to access, for our neighbors and anyone who can’t afford an entry fee. So tell your friends, spread the word about us and pick up a tee next time you’re on site :) 📸: @camille.lenain from our Elevator Pitch house party!! . . . #art #thingstodo #neighbors #community #lunch #saturdayvibes #onetimeinnola #bywater #9thward #stclaude #musicbox