Sharing our stories. Each week, Pelican Bomb publishes exhibition reviews, features, interviews, and more, engaging with artists, ideas, and artworks in our city. And in conjunction with our own exhibitions and public projects, our in-depth thematic series explore different topics through a range of critical perspectives.
Building platforms to examine our world through contemporary art.
Why Pelican Bomb? Because we’re committed to creating new ways to understand, relate to, and engage with contemporary art. Collaboration, generosity, and risk-taking are essential parts of our way of working, and we see value in sharing and supporting voices that are often overlooked. These values are present in everything we do: our programs, our staff, and our partners.
We believe contemporary art can inform the world and the ways we look at it. And Pelican Bomb isn’t just online. Whether established or emerging, our contributors and curators have always been on the ground—in galleries, at lectures, in artists’ studios—to bring informed and thoughtful perspectives on New Orleans now.
Finding new connections. Offering face-to-face opportunities for dialogue, learning, and engagement. Pelican Bomb’s creative thematic exhibitions and large-scale public projects feature international artists while exploring the intersection of New Orleans’ social histories and contemporary art.