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.

Dates vary between May 15, 2022 - May 29, 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 May 10, 2022 - May 24, 2022

These birdhouses make the perfect housewarming gift, add a special touch to your yard, or act as an adorable addition to your home! Students will learn the basics of slab building... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between May 5, 2022 - May 26, 2022

Learn the fundamentals of the portraiture process with artist Rob Fairburn! Using acrylic paints, students will explore value, color theory, and the importance method with an... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between May 5, 2022 - May 26, 2022

Introduction to Watercolor is a 4-week course with artist Caryn Lang that acquaints the beginner with the essentials of watercolor painting. Students will explore techniques, methods... Read More

STAA Annex

May 27, 2022

Create a set of food and water bowls for your furry friend! Students will use the coiling method to build their bowls and decorate with underglazes and stamps to create a custom... Read More

STAA Annex

Recurring weekly on Wednesday until June 22, 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 handbuilding with clay. Instructor Janie Dick will... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between June 5, 2022 - June 19, 2022

Handmade, ceramic birdhouses make the perfect housewarming gift, add a special touch to your yard, or act as an adorable addition to your home! In this class, students will learn the... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between June 5, 2022 - June 19, 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 June 10, 2022 - June 24, 2022

Bring your little one to handbuild a mug with pottery instructor Janie Dick! Kids will use the coiling technique, tools to decorate, and glazes to create their very own mug... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between July 6, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Does your child want to get their hands dirty this summer? Resident ceramics instructor, Janie Dick, will explore old and new techniques used throughout history in Ceramics with... Read More

STAA Annex

Dates vary between July 18, 2022 - July 29, 2022

Have a teen that’s interested in ceramics or wants to hone their skills? In this camp, hosted by resident ceramics instructor Janie Dick, students will explore old and new techniques... Read More