Open in October 2014, The Stacks is New Orleans’ only independent bookstore devoted entirely to contemporary art books, from exhibition catalogues to monographs, theory publications, visual and graphic arts, architecture, photography, children books… as well as a wide range of international magazines. With its carefully curated inventory, The Stacks has become a destination for New Orleans’ book lovers and curious minds. New publications arrive weekly to echo the international art world’s trends.
900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA, 70130
We are located within the
Contemporary Arts Center,
across the street from the
Odgen Museum of Southern Art
and the National WWII Museum.
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We select the books we carry with great care, and always search for publications reflecting cutting edges vision and individual voices that we feel our audience will enjoy and be inspired by.
We maintain a constant flow of books from great publishers who’s work and engagement stands out for their unusual style and approach. Our tightly curated inventory emphasizes contemporary art, design, graphic design, typography, architecture, photography, cookbooks, children and picture books from around the world.
Here’s a selection of the publishers we relentlessly follow
and carry at the shop: D.A.P., MoMA, Hatje Cantz, JRP|Ringier, Siglio, David Zwirner, Prestel, Damiani, Fuel Publishing,
The Ice Plant, ROMA publications, Sternberg Press, Spector Books, Onomatopee, Primary Information, nai010 publishers, Gestalten, Lars Müller, Phaidon, MACK BOOKS, Aperture,
Steidl, Errata Editions, Kesselkramer, Flying Eye Books,
Nobrow, Enchanted Lion Books, TOON books, AMMO books, Little Gestalten…
We carry a large selection of prints, greetings cards for every occasion, stationery and goods
from local and national talents that will bring a creative twist to your homes and desks!
Our stationery lines include notebooks of all sorts, pen, pencils, planners, notepads, memo blocks and more, featuring brands
such as Le Typographe, Public Supply, Shinola, Rubberbands Products, Papier Tigre, Goods that Matter...
We love searching for great new creations to add to our rotating selection of prints and greeting cards! Silkscreened, letterpressed, risograph printed, you name it, we have a large choice of cards for every occasion, as well as prints from local and national talents!
Please note that we will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
Christmas: December 24 & December 25, 2017
New Year's Eve: December 31, 2017 & January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: January 15, 2018
Mardi Gras: February 10 through February 14, 2018.
We have a delicious fair trade coffee offering from local roasters Revelator Coffee, and exclusively use organic milk
from local Mauthe’s Progress Milk farm in McComb, Mississippi. We serve organics teas from SerendipiTea, and carry Bhakti Chai.
Our daily selection of fresh pastries, bread and bagels include goodies from local suppliers Bellegarde Bakery and Gracious Bakery. We also offer a delicious selection of wine, cider, beer and sparkling wine.