Monday, February 6 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

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Sponsored by the ARLIS/NA Central Plains Chapter, ARLIS/NA Mid-Atlantic Chapter, ARLIS/NA Midstates Chapter, ARLIS/NA Montréal-Ottawa-Québec Chapter, ARLIS/NA Mountain West Chapter, ARLIS/NA New England Chapter, ARLIS/NA New York Chapter, ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley Chapter, ARLIS/NA Ontario Chapter, ARLIS/NA Southeast Chapter, ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter, ARLIS/NA Twin Cities Chapter, and the ARLIS/NA Upstate New York Chapter.

The Welcome Reception with be held at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA),https://noma.org/, New Orleans' oldest fine arts institution situated within City Park

Mingle with colleagues and friends, old and new, and enjoy live New Orleans jazz, provided by Michael White’s quartet, with clarinetist Dr. Michael White, banjo player Seva Venet, trumpeter Gregg Stafford, and bassist Vince Giordano.

You will have an opportunity to wander through NOMA’s galleries taking in suc treasures as Renaissance paintings in their Kress Galleries, a comprehensive survey of French Art, include important works by Degas (who live in NOLA from 1971-72), and the works of George Dunbar, which will be on display in the Great Hall,  as well as the contemporary galleries.

Weather permitting you can also stroll through the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, a 5-acre landscaped area behind the main building featuring fifty modern sculptures, from 7-8pm. 

 Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and free access to the gift shop.

Transportation: Buses will leave from the “side drive” hotel entrance starting at 5:45pm.  The last bus will depart from NOMA at 9:00pm. to return to the Hilton Riverside Hotel.

Street Cars provide alternative transportation to and from the museum which is a short walk from the "Canal Street - City Park" streetcar line terminus;  allow 45 min each way, as the street cars make many stops and the Hilton Riverside streetcar is the other  terminus. 

 Monday February 6, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Monday February 6, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm CST
New Orleans Museum of Art 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70124