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Jones Walker Sponsors JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® New Orleans
September 9, 2009

Jones Walker was a sponsor of the 2009 JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®, held in New Orleans August 2–9. The JCC Association created the five-day summer program for teens, modeled after the successful JCC Maccabi Games®, and holds the festival in two cities nationwide each year. ArtsFest® was designed to inspire creative teens through a combination of workshops, performances, exhibition, and social activities. This year's weeklong festival included:

  • Daily master classes, workshops, and mentoring of works-in-progress with professional artists-in-residence
  • Instrumental and vocal ensemble performances
  • Art exhibitions
  • Evening social activities
  • Jewish learning and Israel awareness activities
  • Day of Caring and Sharing (community service) program at New Orleans City Park
  • Talent showcase, which included dance, theater, instrumental and vocal ensemble performances, and art and photography exhibitions, open to the public