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This tricentennial exhibition organized by the Louisiana State Museum and guest curator Randolph Delehanty, Ph.D. tells the city-defining story of Don Andrés Almonester and his formidable daughter, Micaela, the Baroness de Pontalba. It shows how a father’s philanthropy and a daughter’s determination created the urban heart and the architectural look of Old New Orleans. The exhibit draws on...

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The Orléans Collection

Dec 16, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019

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In celebration of the city of New Orleans' Tricentennial in 2018, NOMA presents The Orleans Collection, an exhibition of selections from the magnificent collection of the city's namesake, Philippe II Duke of Orléans. Universally praised in his lifetime, the exceptional collection was comprised of some of the most important works in the history of art. This exhibition will bring together a...

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The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents Past, Present, Future: Building Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art, on view September 7, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Organized as a three-part presentation, the first chapter in Past, Present, Future will recreate a portion of the 1918 show, presenting vintage prints of photographs included in the original exhibition while replicating a...

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Working with natural elements like earth, wind, water and fire, the contemporary artists in Ear to the Ground show how nature can spur artistic innovation and spark new thinking about human culture and community. In their art, nature is not just as a resource to be protected or exploited, but rather a generative force with its own sentient power. Mining earth both as a material and a metaphor,...

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Mildred Thompson: Against the Grain

Dec 16, 2018 - Aug 31, 2019

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Against the Grain marks the first solo museum presentation of the experimental wood works of the American artist Mildred Thompson (1936-2003) in more than thirty years. An accomplished painter, sculptor, writer and musician, Thompson began creating her wood assemblages, which she called wood pictures, while living in Germany in the early 1960s. Thompson’s abstract work in wood went against...

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New Orleans Ballet Theatre presents its annual production of The Nutcracker at the historic Orpheum Theater. This two act ballet — originally choreographed by Marius Petipa with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky— will be performed by over 150 local professional dancers and students. Come see this classic Christmas tale! Tickets on sale now at www.orpheumnola.com. Performance dates are...

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George Dunbar Opening Reception

Dec 16, 2018 - Dec 25, 2018

Callan Contemporary is pleased to announce a new exhibition by George Dunbar entitled Alluvion. Throughout his groundbreaking, seven-decade long career, Dunbar has continually reinvented his style by exploring unconventional techniques and approaches to materials. In so doing, he has recontextualized his aesthetic vocabulary and ideas that have intrigued him since the early stages of his...

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A Christmas Carol

Dec 16, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

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Le Petit's first-annual production of Charles Dickens’ heartwarming Victorian classic, A Christmas Carol, features 20 young artists from our newly-launched Young Conservatory Program. Miserly and menacing moneylender Ebeneezer Scrooge learns lessons in love, generosity, and redemption when he is visited by a host of spirits on Christmas Eve. This production, filled with magic, ghosts, and...

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’TIS THE SEASON for a CHRISTMAS CAT FIGHT!Set in the French Quarter on XMas Eve, The Mutilated is a bona-fide TENNESSEE WILLIAMS XMAS SPECTACULAR! Trinket and Celeste are best frenemies, but tonight, they’re on the outs with each other. Will they be able to reconcile before the tolling of the fateful bell? Will Celeste make off with Trinket’s gallon jug of wine? Will Trinket get laid?...

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