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Educational programming in the Music Box Village is one of the many ways that New Orleans Airlift works to fulfill its mission to collaborate to inspire wonder, connect communities, and foster opportunities through the creation of experimental public artworks.

Our one-of-a-kind, interactive site consists of 12+ installations of ‘musical architecture’ and gives rise to multidisciplinary lessons in art, design, music, STEM, fabrication, and more. We host field trips at our site throughout the year, working with teachers to determine class-specific learning goals. Studio classes and camps are offered seasonally. Customizable Project-based opportunities with our collaborating artists & installations are also available.

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Current Programs

Field Trips | Project-Based Learning | Special Programs

Whether you’re looking for a one time visit to explore, play and make noise in our ‘musical architecture’ or want to discuss a project-based program for your class, we want to hear from New Orleans teachers.

Fill out this form or contact Eliza McDermott at education@neworleansairlift.org to learn more or arrange a program for your group.


Early Childhood Enrichment

Pre-K through 2nd Grade

Field Trip

Our teaching artists guide your young learners through our interactive art site prompting observation and exploration. These one-of-a-kind experiences cultivate a sense of wonder and curiosity through discovery-oriented lessons.

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Creative Process / Art-Focused

1st Grade through 12th Grade

Field Trip or Project-Based

These experiential learning programs encourage students to engage deeper with creative practice across various art disciplines, including: drawing, painting, design, music, performance art, fabrication, etc. These programs encourage collaborative group work.

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6th grade through 12th Grade

Field Trip or Project-Based

Our fabrication staff and teaching artists teach field trips and facilitate short-term projects focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Explore the intersection of art and science.

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