St. Tammany Art Association
320 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433
Tel: (985) 892-8650

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**AS OF SEPTEMBER 2021: The St. Tammany Art Association's home, also known as the Art House, sustained significant damage due to Hurricane Ida and is closed until further notice. Art classes and other programming are being held at 323 N. New Hampshire St.

When open, the historic building houses continuous rotating exhibits in three gallery spaces by regional and national artists, including juried competitions and a gallery of works by member artists, as well as studio art education for children and adults. The member-based organization also produces the popular Spring for Art and Fall for Art events each year. The gallery is usually open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

The St. Tammany Art Association (STAA) is a member- and community-supported 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Serving as a catalyst for the arts, the organization’s Art House building serves the needs of emerging and established artists in the region. The STAA provides arts education to artists of all ages and experience levels through a wide variety of media, exhibition opportunities to artist members and visiting artists, and direct community engagement arts market to the community. It is also the producer of the Covington Art Market, in conjunction with the City of Covington, annual festivals Spring for Art and Fall for Art, and other community activities.

STAA Annex

Recurring weekly on Thursday until October 13, 2022

This four-week course meets September 22 and 29 and October 6 and 13, 2022. Classes are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn the fundamentals of the portraiture process with artist Rob Fairburn!... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between October 2, 2022 - October 16, 2022

Students will learn step by step how to throw basic forms on the potter’s wheel. In the first two classes, students will learn and practice making different vessels that could be... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between October 3, 2022 - October 17, 2022

Students will learn step by step how to throw basic forms on the potter’s wheel. In the first two classes, students will learn and practice making different vessels that could be... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between October 11, 2022 - November 8, 2022

Does your child want an after school program where they can immerse themselves in visual art? Everyone’s favorite summer studio comes to the school year! Stemming from STAA’s lineup... Read More

STAA Annex

October 15, 2022

Goblins, ghouls, ghosts, and witches! Decorate a pre-made mug crafted by pottery instructor Janie Dick. Use underglazes, carving tools, and stamps to create a spooky Halloween mug!... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between October 20, 2022 - October 27, 2022

B.Y.O.W. Bring your friends, sip some wine, and create your very own mug! Students will learn the basics of either pottery wheel or hand-building with clay. Instructor Janie Dick... Read More

STAA Annex

October 21, 2022

In this three-hour workshop, students will explore two book forms, the concertina (accordion) and the pamphlet. Each student will create two books, a hard cover concertina and single... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between November 3, 2022 - November 4, 2022

Beginner Level and Continuing Education Students Welcome! Students are responsible for certain supplies. Students will have an hour-long lunch break at noon each day. Minimum Age: 18... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between November 3, 2022 - November 17, 2022

Students will learn the basics of either pottery wheel or hand-building with clay. Instructor Janie Dick will teach students how to work with clay to hand build your very own mug.... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between November 20, 2022 - December 11, 2022

Sign up on your own, or with a partner, to create a ceramic gingerbread house! This class is conducted in two sessions. In the first class, students will use the slab roller to roll... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between December 7, 2022 - December 14, 2022

Beginner level and continuing education students welcome! All ages welcome. Students under the age of 13 require adult supervision.... Read More