The arts are alive and well in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana. Local community bands, theatre companies, and dance companies are ready to put on a show for you. One of the most important advocates for the arts in the area is the Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA. The Arts Council functions as an umbrella organization to over sixty nonprofit arts organizations and countless artists and co-ops throughout the region.
Want to get involved in the arts community or attend an event or check out performance seasons? Check out the organizations below.