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15th Annual Satchmo…

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Gospel Music Festival

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Langlois Girls Night…

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Le Petit Theatre…

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LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

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New Orleans Museum of…

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Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Seanger Theater…

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The Historic New…

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One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

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Yappy Hour in the…

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Anthony Bean…

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Friday Nights at NOMA

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Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

My Morning Jacket

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Saenger Theatre…

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Author to Reader Con…

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COOLinary New Orleans…

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Hemispheres Cup -…

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Two of the best rugby clubs in the world, the Saracens from England and the… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 1 - Dec 26, 2015
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Whitney White Linen…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Drape yourself in cool, white linen and join 16,000 art aficionados in the Arts… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

AnnualArt Show & Patron Party Benefits Poydras Home

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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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