Become a member

Join International Arts Foundation of New Orleans

There are many ways to contribute and become involved.

Our Mission


The mission of the International Arts Foundation is to use music, art, and education to promote cultural diversity and global awareness, implement cultural, civic, educational, and economic development programs to benefit the community and increase awareness of the value of culturally diverse communities.

Our Movement

We invite you to consider a membership in the Foundation and support our commitment to cultural diversity and awareness while enjoying the following benefits for 2 years:

Benefits include:

  • Membership card
  • Quarterly IAF e- newsletter
  • IAF Cap
  • IAF T-shirt
  • Lapel pin
  • Travel discounts on all IAF Tours
  • 10% discount on the rental fee of the Unforgettable Event Room in the EPIC CENTER
  • Letter of thanks that would be used to make your membership tax deductible
  • An exclusive invitation to member’s only receptions for you and a guest, special symposia workshops, art exhibitions openings and film screenings.
  • Membership dues and fundraisers help the foundation subsidize some of the events and projects it undertakes.

Membership levels:


  • Be the first to know about upcoming events
  • Membership Card
  •  Quarterly IAF E-news letter
  • Early Bird Tickets
  • Become a Friend of IAF volunteer staff

Level 1

  • IAF Lapel Pin
  • IAF Cap
  • IAF T-shirt
  • IAF Souvenir Poster

Level 2

  • Access for you and a guest to all Foundation events including member’s only events.
  • Travel discounts on all IAF Tours (certain restrictions apply)
  • 10%discount on the rental fee of the Unforgettable Room in the Epic Center

Donation premiums are cumulative, if you contribute at Level 2; you receive the premiums listed for that level PLUS the premiums listed for Level 1

Level 3
(Corporate Membership)

Corporate Membership is a great way to become part of the local fabric of the community and support IAF educational, economic development and cultural programming. Enjoy exclusive benefits for executive and employees while branding your company with innovative and forward thinking cultural organization.

  • 10 transferable company membership cards
  • 10 guest admission passes for events
  • A Table and Exclusive VIP benefits at all IAF events
  • Digital, Printing and Social Media Placement on all IAF events and website
  • Exclusive invitations to members only receptions, special symposia workshops, art exhibitions opening and film screenings
  • Invitation to annual  IAF Network/Cultural Mixer
IAF Membership Levels

Get Involved at International Arts Foundation

Contact the IAF office at 504.367.1313, if you are a member of the Friends of IAF and are interested in serving on a committee.

  • Social Committee
    Organizes and oversees all special events sponsored by the Friends.
  • Membership Committee
    Assists with membership development and ideas for membership campaigns.
  • Fundraising Event
    Plans, finds funding for and implements the Friends’ fund raisers.

International Arts Foundation annual Fundraising Gala will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2016 this year’s theme “The Essence of Africa.” The gala is the foundations preeminent fundraising and social event. Please Save The Date!