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A Studio in the Woods Presents: FORESTival 2012Outdoor music festival and artist display
WHO: A Studio In The Woods, a program of Tulane University
WHAT: To host FORESTIVAL 2012, a celebration of art and nature
WHERE: A Studio In The Woods, 13401 Patterson Road New Orleans, LA 70131
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WHY: For the third year in a row, A Studio In The Woods, will host FORESTIVAL - a celebration of art and nature. The festival showcases former artist/residents' work as well as the history and happenings of this unique environment.
FORESTIVAL is open to the public and offers families a chance to experience Louisiana's Wetlands set to live music, food, artistic demonstrations and more.
The event is free, food and drinks are available for purchase and a $5 donation is suggested.
Art activities in the Kids' Creative Corner
Tours of the woods with botanist David Baker
Tours of the founders' home with Joe & Lucianne Carmichael
FORESTIVAL's programming is courtesy of former A Studio In The Woods residents, including:
This year's musical acts include:
For more information, visit http://www.astudiointhewoods.org/.
About A Studio in The Woods:
A Studio in the Woods, a program of Tulane University located in 7.66 forested acres on the Mississippi River in New Orleans, is dedicated to preserving the endangered bottomland hardwood forest and providing within it a peaceful retreat where visual, literary and performing artists can work uninterrupted. Programming includes community workshops in the arts and environmental preservation, and an outdoor classroom where students of all ages can experience and study the natural world. One of a few live-in artists' retreats in the Deep South, A Studio in the Woods fosters both environmental preservation and the creative work of all artists. For more information, visit: http://www.astudiointhewoods.org/.