P.3+ HAMMOND OCT. 25 - JAN. 25

Prospect.3, the third edition of New Orleans International Contemporary Art Biennial takes place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015, featuring 58 artists in 18 venues throughout New Orleans. In its inaugural year, Prospect.1 brought more than 42,000 individual visitors and positive media coverage from local, national, and international press to the city of New Orleans.  The biennial generated a citywide economic impact of $23.2 million. For more information about Prospect 3 and a full listing of its exhibits and events, please visit www.prospectneworleans.org.
P.3+  showcases contemporary art exhibitions and events put on by the local and regional art community.
Prospect.3 will do its utmost to expose and promote these events through its printed matter, media outreach, and social media listings.

For the duration of Prospect 3, Hammond presents the following exhibits, performances and events: 


Hammond's P.3+ Excursion Weekend takes place January 9 - 11, 2015. We welcome local residents, individual travelers and car pools from Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Covington, Slidell and Mobile in addition to our rail excursion from Chicago, Memphis and Jackson.
Activities begin with enhanced programming at our 1st Friday Art Walk on January 9th. Activities include gallery openings from 5 - 8 PM, a recycled fashion show, art exhibit and Tribal Happenings Belly Dancers at Hammond Regional Arts Center, live music, local dining, entertainment and a live body painting demonstration, side show and art exhibits at The People’s Art Pop Up Gallery.
Programming continues on Saturday, January 10th as we welcome independent travelers and visitors on the P.3+ bus trip with a reception at Hammond Regional Arts Center. Attendees will see all of Hammond’s P.3+ exhibits and performances including a 2nd line parade as part of our interactive community project, Feast of Flowers from the installation site to Tangi Public Library for a live performance and then on to the remaining exhibits, including our weekend long installation of Giants in the City, a traveling exhibit of giant inflatable art sculptures created by an international group of artists.

Click here to download our printable Excursion Weekend brochure and map.


We invite those coming from New Orleans to participate in the official P.3+ bus trip on Saturday, January 10th, organized by Prospect New Orleans. For more information, or to reserve a spot on the bus, contact caroline@prospectneworleans.org


We have invited ACRE TV from Chicago, Lester Merriweather and Kenneth Alexander from Memphis and Josh Hailey from Jackson to represent the arts in their communities at P.3+ in Hammond.

Attendees from these cities, situated on the Chicago - New Orleans rail line may take advantage of Amtrak's special Prospect 3 discounted fare to Hammond for our January 9th - 11th excursion weekend. Participants will receive 20% off of their rail travel and enjoy a special track side welcome reception by the Hammond Chamber of Commerce. Travelers who book the Hampton Inn Package will be met at the station by the waiting shuttle.

Book your discounted rail travel, via this special link to Amtrak's website.


Weekend visitors may take advantage Hampton Inn's All Inclusive P.3+ Package  including a two-night stay (Friday and Saturday) with continental breakfast, shuttle service to and from downtown Hammond, participation in all P.3+ activities, special closing reception at Hampton Inn and a Sunday Jazz Brunch at Tope La Catering before departure. Prices are as follows: $324 per person or $444 per couple.

To book the all inclusive weekend package at Hampton Inn, Hammond, please call 985-419-2188 or email Brandy Marlow at brandy.marlow@hilton.com. Or click here to book your all inclusive hotel accommodation with our single click link.