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Bastille Day Fête 2018

July 13 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Now in its seventh year, the Bastille Day Fête features live music and dancing with Bon Bon Vivant, cooking demonstrations, guided tours, French film screenings, a puppet show, family art-making activities, a roaming magician, and more! Presented by the Alliance Française of New Orleans, Consulate General of France in Louisiana, French-American Chamber of Commerce-Gulf Coast Chapter, New Orleans Museum of Art, and New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, the celebration provides an opportunity for French and American families to celebrate France’s national holiday and Louisiana’s French heritage.

The celebration also includes a pop up shop by The French Library; food by Café NOMA, Boucherie, Café Dégas, Crêpes à la Cart, and Frencheez; and cash bars featuring wines from across France!

General Admission $5 | Free for NOMA Members, teens, and children 6 and under

Programme de la soirée

Grande Salle (Great Hall)

  • 6–9 pm Music by Bon Bon Vivant
  • 7 pm Welcome remarks
  • 8 pm Performance by Roux La La

 

Auditorium Stern (Stern Auditorium)

  • 6–7 pm Café NOMA by Ralph Brennan presents “A Creole Take on Classic French Cuisine” with Chris Montero, Executive Chef and Culinary Curator of Café NOMA and Napoleon House
  • 8–9 pm Screening of family-friendly French short films presented by the New Orleans Film Society

 

Rez-de-chaussée (First floor)

  • 5–8 pm Art on the Spot à la française (Elevator lobby)
  • 5–9 pm The French Library pop-up shop (Elevator lobby)
  • 5–9 pm Café NOMA open for dinner service
  • 7 pm Guided tour of the exhibition Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories (Meet in the elevator lobby)
  • 7:15 pm Presentation and book signing with Cheryl Wakerhauser, pastry chef and author of Modern French Pastry (Museum Shop)
  • 8 pm Guided tour of the exhibition Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories (Meet in the elevator lobby)

 

1er Étage (Second Floor)

  • 6:30–7:15 pm “Porta-Puppets on Parade” presented by the Porta-Puppet Players (Contemporary Galleries)
  • 6:30 pm: Guided tour of NOMA’s Impressionist collections (Meet in 2nd floor elevator lobby)
  • 7:30 pm Guided tour of NOMA’s modern art collections (Meet in 2nd floor elevator lobby)

 

À l’Extérieur (Outside)

  • 5:30–9 pm Food from Boucherie, Café Dégas, Crêpes à la Cart, and Frencheez

 

Hashtag: #BastilleDayNOLA

 

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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