Heart of the Northshore

St. Tammany Art Association

Celebrating our 60th Anniversary in 2018!

Our History

The St. Tammany Art Association was founded in 1958 by a small group of civic-minded individuals dedicated to bringing art to western St. Tammany Parish. Today, STAA has grown into an organization with over 800 members. Serving as a catalyst for the arts, the organization’s Art House building in downtown Covington serves the needs of emerging and established artists, and to provides arts education and exhibitions to the community.

Mission Statement

The mission of the St. Tammany Art Association is to provide quality programming and cultural enrichment to the community, to support established artists, promote emerging artists, and produce educational arts related activities for adults and children and in doing so enhance life in St. Tammany Parish.

Visitors are always welcome.

The Office Manager and Gallery Attendants are available Tuesday through Saturday to answer questions about classes, exhibitions, reserving space, or becoming a member of STAA.


  • Tuesday– Friday, 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday, 11am – 4pm
  • Closed Sunday & Monday


  • St. Tammany Art Association
  • 320 North Columbia St
  • Covington, LA 70433


Funding + Support

STAA is supported by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, the Office of Cultural Development, and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs.

  • Louisiana Division of the Arts
  • St. Tammany Parish Commission on Cultural Affairs
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act