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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 16 - 16, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 16 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 16 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 16 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 16 - Oct 15, 2014
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Standing in the…

Sep 16 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (no more)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Standing in the…

Sep 16 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 16 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 16, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Sep 16 - Oct 7, 2014
Join us for "Organ & Labyrinth" and candlelight with Albinas… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 16 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
MC Lyte will spend an evening discussing her new release "Dear John"… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lakefront Arena…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Demi Lovato's World Tour makes a stop at the Lakefront Arena - this will be one… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Pat O'Brien's Halfway…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
The Leprechauns will make a mid-year appearance this year when Pat O'Brien's… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Tom Gibbs presents…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it took on… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 16 - 16, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

AnnualArt Show & Patron Party Benefits Poydras Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Gretchen Hirt
Gretchen@gambelpr.com
| (504) 324-4242

 

AnnualArt Show & Patron Party Benefits Poydras Home

Original Artistic Creations for Sale by more than 150 Local and Regional Artists

New Orleans, LA (September 30, 2013) - An elegant setting, more than 2500 works of art  by Louisiana and regional artists, and the opportunity to support a compassionate New Orleans organization  - it's the 19th Annual Poydras Home Art Show & Patron Party, November 1 - 3, 2013, on the beautiful grounds of Poydras Home, 5354 Magazine St., New Orleans.

The three-day event will feature works by acclaimed local and regional artists, with a portion of sales benefitting the nonprofit PoydrasHome. A patron party on Friday, Nov. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m., includes a preview of juried art, silent auction, food, libations and entertainment. Prominent pieces of hanging art will be displayed for judging by Mary Len Costa, major gifts and foundations officer of the Arts Council of New Orleans.  

"We are very grateful for the support and dedication of the New Orleans community to Poydras Home's annual fundraiser," said Anne Buescher, co-chair of the event along with Dolores Hall and Delia Hardie. "We like to hear how our art show patrons throughout the years have purchased art they love, all while helping advance the mission of Poydras Home."

Serious collectors and casual enthusiasts will all find something to enjoy as artwork fills Poydras Home, both outside on the beautiful grounds and within the historic building.  Offerings at this year's show include hanging juried art and photography; oils, watercolors and acrylics; mixed media paintings; bronzes, wood, copper, clay and mixed media sculptures; ceramics, glass art, photography, jewelry and fine arts. Featured artists include glassblower Andrew Pollack, photographer Nat Fleck, painter and sculpture Anne Michael Pappas, and many others, including Thomas Burger, Jan Wilken, Sarah Burnette, Jo-Ann Adams and last year's winner of the juried competition, Michelle E. Lambert

The Poydras Home Art Show will take place Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 3, from noon to 4 p.m.

Tickets for the Patron Party on Friday, Nov. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. are $100, and include entertainment and fabulous food in the unique setting of Poydras Home's historic building. Tickets may be purchased by calling (504) 897-0535. Find out more by visiting www.poydrashome.com

About Poydras Home:
Founded in 1817, the Poydras Home works to respect and preserve the dignity of the human spirit among the elderly by continuing the legacy of care through quality supportive services for the elderly, promoting understanding for their particular needs and advocating on their behalf. Poydras Home is located in the heart of Uptown at 5354 Magazine Street. Visit www.poydrashome.com or call 504-897-0535 for more information.

 

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