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Art and Antiques Abound!

The Louisiana State Museum holds its winter showcase of fine art.

Peggy Scott Laborde and Evelyn Preuss

Steven Hronek

Art- and antique-lovers flocked to the Louisiana State Museum’s Winter Art and Antique Show, presented by Louisiana Life and Antiques and Fine Art magazines, held at the historic Old U.S. Mint from December 3 through 5.

The exhibit featured the finest national and local art and antique dealers showcasing their most prized pieces.

The show held its patron party on Friday, December 3, featuring an exclusive show preview along with a five-course seated dinner presented by Antoine’s, Broussard’s, Galatoire’s, the Hotel Monteleone and Tujague’s, plus wines by Pontchartrain Vineyards.

Honorary co-chairs Sally Nungesser and Darryl Gissel welcomed patrons to marvel at the beautiful art, timeless antiques and fabulous entertainment provided by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Exhibitors included Sarouk Shop in New Orleans; Sheryl Campbell Prints and Paintings in Baton Rouge; MS Rau Antiques in New Orleans; Moore House Antiques in Charleston, S.C.; B&D Johnson Fine Antiques in Kennebunk, Me.; Guy Lyman Fine Art in New Orleans; and many more.

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