Art Close to Home

Poydras Home opens its doors for the 21st annual "Art Show."
photographed by Jeff Strout
Trustee Wendy Beron|!!| Co-Chair Jordana Civetti|!!| CEO Jay Rive and Patron Party Chair Libby Adams

Approximately 350 attendees enjoyed the Poydras Home Patron Party, which featured a host of fine art, original photography and crafts enjoyed by casual enthusiasts and serious collectors alike. The Patron Party, featuring musical entertainment from Deacon John, provided an elegant kickoff celebration preceding the 21st annual “Poydras Home Art Show.”

Event Co-Chairs were Jordana Civetti and Casey Dietz. Artist chair was Anna Dietz with husband David Dietz, and Patron Party Chair was Libby Adams with husband Mark Adams.

Food and libations were donated by Arnaud’s Restaurant, Chez Nous, Cochon Butcher, Galatoire’s Restaurant, Olivia Guider’s Cookies, Langenstein’s, Palace Cafe, The Pelican Club Restaurant, Ralph’s On The Park, Robert Fresh Market, Saffron Catering and Vincent’s Italian Cuisine.

The free and open to the public Art Show was held on Saturday, October 31, and featured more than 2,500 original works of art by New Orleans and regional artists. The show offered opportunities to meet exhibiting artists in person, commission specific pieces, ask questions about techniques, learn the sources of artists’ inspirations and purchase the works of art. Bryan Batt served as judge for the juried exhibition.
 


EVENT AT A GLANCE

What: 21st annual “Art Show Patron Party,” benefiting Poydras Home
When: Thursday, October 29
Where: Poydras Home