Beyond the Blues Closing Weekend Events

The Amistad Research Center and New Orleans Museum of Art will close the Beyond the Blues exhibition with a weekend full of events July 9 – 11. All events take place in the Great Hall or Stern Auditorium at NOMA.

Friday, July 9
NOMA open 10:00 am – 2:00 am Saturday

6:30 pm – Film screening of Endangered Species about the ongoing struggle to preserve the culture of New Orleans
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Live music by Tanya and Dorise (of Mother Tongue)
10:00 pm – 1:00 am – Live music by J. Monque’D Blues Band

Saturday, July 10
NOMA open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

2:00 pm – Film screening of Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

Sunday, July 11
NOMA open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Family art making activities
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Voices of New Orleans performance featuring Chuck Perkins and Mardi Gras Indians

LOCATION:
New Orleans Museum of Art
One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park

ADMISSION:
LA residents (w/ photo ID): Adults, $8; Seniors (65+), $7; Children 3-17, $4; Children under 3, free
Out of state residents: Adults, $10; Seniors (65+), $9; Children 3-17, $5; Children under 3, free

Please join us as we celebrate the closing and successful run of theBeyond the Blues exhibition.

For more information, call (504) 862-3222.

Posted by Christopher Harter

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