The Department of Cultural & Public Affairs consists of two divisions; the Cultural Affairs Division and the Public Affairs Divison.
The Cultural Affairs Division is responsible for fostering the arts, humanities, cultural events, and city-sponsored civic events in the City of Slidell. This Division operates the Slidell Cultural Center, the Slidell Museum, and the Slidell Mardi Gras Museum; coordinates numerous festivals and cultural events throughout Olde Towne Slidell and presents both local and national talents to the citizens of our community. Under the guidance of the community advisory board, the City of Slidell’s Commission on the Arts, this division creates programming which showcases the power the arts have on enhancing the quality of life for our residents and visitors.
The Public Affairs Division is responsible for the dissemination of information regarding the City of Slidell, including the activities of the administrative and legislative branches, to the public. Duties include press releases, managing the city’s website and social media pages, public service announcements, press conferences, tourism, and coordination of the above efforts with private partners.