NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) hosts its popular annual event LOVE in the Garden Presented by Hancock Whitney this Friday, Sept. 22. Held in NOMA’s Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, LOVE in the Garden celebrates the culture and spirit of New Orleans through food, drink, and music—all in support of the museum’s mission to inspire lifelong learning through the arts.
Event highlights include:
- Cuisine from over two dozen top New Orleans restaurants, chefs, and caterers.
- The 8th annual LOVE in the Garden Cocktail Challenge: Sponsored by Sazerac New Orleans, the challenge features five of the city’s most creative bartending talents: Zen Castro (Latitude 29, Espiritu, and Turning Tables), Lara Desmond (DBA NOLA and USBG), Mark Griffin (Pigeon and Whale), Chris Hannah (The Bar at the Jewel of the South), and Sam Kiley (Dovetail and Turning Tables). People’s Choice and Best in Show winners will be announced the night of the event.
- Music from NOCCA Trio and Raw Deal.
Friday, Sept. 22. The patron party is 7–8 p.m., and the garden party is 8–11 p.m.
NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden
1 Collins C. Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA 70124