New Orleans, LA – On Saturday night, August 1, 2015, there will be art openings and an outdoor celebration up and down Julia Street as well as throughout the New Orleans Arts District.
From 6-9 pm there will be free admission to 20 museums and galleries. As many as 25 local restaurants will have their doors open simultaneously to feed any hungry folks in town.
Participants are encouraged to wear as much white as they can to the event.
Bars & Cuisines Participating:
Beaucoup Juice, Boucherie, Broussard’s, Bratz Y’all!, Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar, Crêpes à la Cart, Food Drunk, Foundation Room at House of Blues, King Fish, LMNO, Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant, Marti’s Restaurant, MOPHO, Nirvana Indian Cuisine, NOLA FOODS, NOLA Girl, Pinkberry, Rue 127, Saucy’s BBQ, SoBou, St. Lawrence, The American Sector Restaurant & Bar, The Mellow Mushroom, The Ruby Slipper Café
Live Music on Three Stages:
Johnny Angel and Helldorado, Danny, Charm Taylor
Arts District New Orleans Openings:
Ariodante Contemporary Craft Gallery, 535 Julia Street
White Linen Night—Dana Manly, David Lumpkin, Nancy Susaneck, Shea Yetta—Ceramics, paintings, repurposed jewelry
Arthur Roger Gallery, 432 Julia Street
Seen and Unseen: Coupling—Willie Birch
Works by Whitfield Lovell
The Dapper Bruce Lafi tte Introduces: Draw Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee—Bruce Davenport, Jr.—Pen and marker on paper
boyd|satellite, 440 Julia Street
Louisiana Cereal—Blake Boyd—Mixed-media, enlarged prints from Polaroid photos
LEVY— Ti-Rock Moore—Mixed media, video
Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia Street
Rhythm and Form—Caprice Pierucci
Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street
REVERB: Past, Present, Future—Curated by Isolde Brielmaier, this exhibition of local artists explores the evolution of art and artistic practices in New Orleans and its surrounding region over the past decade.
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts, 747 Julia Street
Rodrigue: The Sanders Collection Book Signing—Join Jacques Rodrigue, son
of George Rodrigue, as he signs copies of Rodrigue Studio’s latest book.
George Schmidt Gallery, 626 Julia Street
George Schmidt—George Schmidt—Oil paintings, etchings
Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art, 600 Julia Street
Café Society—Ann Cox Strub, David Lloyd—Oil paintings
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400a Julia Street
Usual Places, Unusual Spaces—Marna Shopoff—New Paintings
Julie Silvers Art, 617 Julia Street
New Beginnings—Julie Silvers—Paintings, sculptures
LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia Street
Suspension—Kathryn Hunter—Mixed media, cut paper, letterpress, fiber, laser cut steel
Martine Chaisson Gallery, 727 Camp Street
Knocking from the Inside—Mallory Page—Mixed media on canvas
Octavia Art Gallery, 454 Julia Street
Symmetric Equivalence—Gil Bruvel, Leslie Wilkes, Stephen Chauvin
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Street
Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by Regions Bank—An annual, statewide juried exhibition that promotes contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana.
Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia Street
Aldara—James Horton—Oil on panel—Gallery Debut
Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St Charles Avenue
Lagniappe: Imagining New Orleans in a Post-Katrina World—Group Show
Steve Martin Studios, 624 Julia Street
From Cuba—Augusto Bordelois—Oil on canvas
Where Y’Art, 835 Julia Street
X: A Variable of Progress—A multi-platform exhibition exploring visual perspectives around the progress made in New Orleans ten years post-Katrina, as well as future progress and aspirations for New Orleans.
YAYA Gallery: Sponsored by Deutsch, Kerrigan and Stiles, 755 Magazine Street
Young Aspirations/Young Artists’ Exhibition—Various Youth Artists