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“Bites of Bywater”

Sep 23 - 24, 2014
Dishcrawl, a national start-up founded on the premise that communities can be… more

Family Yoga at Longue…

Sep 23 - 23, 2014
Mothers, fathers or caregivers and children 3 months to crawling can join in on… more

Irvin Mayfield Jazz…

Sep 23 - 23, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 23 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 23 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 23 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 23 - Oct 15, 2014
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Standing in the…

Sep 23 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (no more)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Standing in the…

Sep 23 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 23 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 23, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Sep 23 - Oct 7, 2014
Join us for "Organ & Labyrinth" and candlelight with Albinas… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 24 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Pub Quiz

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II, at the… more

The Pretty Reckless

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
THE PRETTY RECKLESS IS A NEW YORK HARD-ROCK BAND FRONTED BY ACTRESS AND… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 24 - 24, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

“Bites of Bywater”

Sep 23 - 24, 2014
Dishcrawl, a national start-up founded on the premise that communities can be… more

Longue Vue Gardens and Museum Shop Open

New Orleans, LA – Longue Vue House & Gardens is proud to announce that its gardens and museum shop are open to the public. The house is scheduled to open for tours in mid-March. The Museum Shop is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Gardens are open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“To recover from significant damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, the Longue Vue Board and staff have worked endlessly to mitigate any further damage in the house and bring the garden to a place where we feel comfortable opening our gates and welcoming the public. It has been an incredible demonstration of commitment, fortitude and long-term vision,” says Peggy Laborde, Longue Vue board president.

Longue Vue’s efforts to restore the gardens have been aided by various individuals and staff from gardens and arboreta throughout the country who have volunteered their time and skills.

“The Museum and Horticulture industry has provided tremendous resources to our community. Without their support, Longue Vue would not be in a position to reopen its site so quickly after Hurricane Katrina,” says Bonnie Goldblum, executive director.

Longue Vue is an internationally recognized house museum and garden destination, which has provided unique cultural and educational resources to the greater New Orleans community for

25 years. It is a National Historic Landmark, recently designated in April 2005, accredited by the American Association of Museums in 1986 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

As Longue Vue re-opens its doors, it is offering Louisiana residents special admission discounts in the weeks ahead. Admission is always free for all military and relief workers with proper I.D. No admission is charged when visiting the Museum Shop.

Longue Vue is located at 7 Bamboo Road between Palmetto Street and Metairie Road. For information, call 488-5488 or visit our website at www.longuevue.com.

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Longue Vue House & Gardens
Contact: Bonnie Goldblum
Phone: 504.460-6182
Email: mccarthyiv@bellsouth.net