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"Organ & Labyrinth"-…

Oct 17 - 17, 2017
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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 17 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Oct 17, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 17, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 17 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

East of the…

Oct 17, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Oct 17, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Houmas House Presents…

Oct 17 - 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour.… more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Oct 17, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

The Historic New…

Oct 17 - 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Oct 18 - Nov 1, 2017
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

Dickie Brennan’s…

Oct 18 - 18, 2017
Due to popular demand, Dickie Brennan's Tableau Restaurant and The Historic New… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 18 - Dec 27, 2017
Join us at the Fountain Lounge every Wednesday  to enjoy music from Tom… more

Heart of the House

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Jazz in the Park

Oct 19 - Nov 2, 2017
Jazz in the Park returns this fall running from September 14th to November… more

Lilith in Loa…

Oct 19, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 19 - Nov 18, 2017
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel.… more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Concerts in the…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular outdoor music series Concerts in… more

Golden State Warriors…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Come experience NBA basketball at its best as the Pelicans take on the NBA's… more

"Organ & Labyrinth"-…

Oct 17 - 17, 2017
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NOMA's Art in Bloom Welcomes Former White House Chief Florist, Jeremy Davenport, Mardi Gras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Margaux Krane
504.658.4106
mkrane@noma.org

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Former White House Chief Florist and author Laura Dowling, garden and floral designer and author James Farmer, musician Jeremy Davenport and New Orleans' Mardi Gras Indians are among the talent set to participate in the 29th annual Art in Bloom at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). Themed Rhythm & Blooms as a tribute to the integral role music plays in New Orleans' culture, the annual springtime celebration of floral arrangements, educational programs and social events is set for March 15 - 19. The event is presented by IBERIABANK.

NOMA's Quincy Crawford and The Garden Study Club's Sarah Feirn are co-chairing Rhythm & Blooms. "We are lucky to have so many artists - both musical and visual - in New Orleans, and even luckier to have so many of them represented in this year's Art in Bloom: Rhythm & Blooms," says Crawford. "We can't wait to see how music, flowers and art come together in this beautiful event. It's truly a celebration of New Orleans' vibrant arts culture, and the beginning of spring in the city!"

In collaboration with The Garden Study Club, this five-day event showcases over 100 exhibitors of spectacular floral designs. Proceeds benefit educational projects and exhibitions at NOMA, and community projects of the Garden Study Club of New Orleans. Recipients of Garden Study Club grants include the New Orleans Botanical Garden, Long Vue House and Gardens, the historic parterre garden at the Beauregard-Keyes House, rain gardens at City Park, and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

The annual Art in Bloom Patron Party, one of the spring's premier social events in New Orleans, and the subsequent Preview Party, will be held Wednesday, March 15, with entertainment from Joe Simon's Jazz Music and the Trinity Episcopal School Honor Choir. The popular Art In Bloom lecture series and the annual Art in Bloom luncheon and fashion show are scheduled for the following day, Thursday, March 16.

One of the distinguishing elements of the Patron Party is the silent auction, which will, for the first time ever, For the first time ever, feature an online component, allowing art for the first time ever, feature an online component, allowing art enthusiasts from all over to bid on the unique pieces. Contributing artists include Hunt Slonem, Raine Bedsole, and George Dunbar, whose works and career were recently celebrated in a comprehensive retrospective at NOMA, titled George Dunbar: Elements of Chance.

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About NOMA and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden
The New Orleans Museum of Art, founded in 1910 by Isaac Delgado, houses nearly 40,000 art objects encompassing 5,000 years of world art. Works from the permanent collection, along with continuously changing special exhibitions, are on view in the museum's 46 galleries Fridays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The adjoining Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden features work by over 60 artists, including several of the 20th century's master sculptors. The Sculpture Garden is open seven days a week: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden are fully accessible to handicapped visitors and wheelchairs are available from the front desk. For more information about NOMA, call (504) 658-4100 or visit www.noma.org. Wednesdays are free admission days for Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation. (May not include special exhibitions.) Teenagers (ages 13-19) receive free admission every day through the end of the year, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

For event information, visit: https://noma.org/event/art-bloom-2017/

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