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Friday Nights at NOMA | Gallery Talk: Jim Steg: New Work, with Curator Russell Lord | Music by The Abita Stumps
June 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films.
- 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by The Abita Stumps
- 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
- 6 pm: Gallery Talk with Curator Russell Lord on Jim Steg: New Work
ABOUT THE ABITA STUMPS
The Abita Stumps bill themselves as “a band of mother-stumpin’ swampy-tonk cats.” The country-music quintet are regular fixtures at the Abita Springs Opry and festivals across Southeast Louisiana. Their foot-stomping tunes include “Liquored Up and Lacquered Down,” “Mississippi Mud,” “Highway Patrol,” and “All You Ever Do is Bring Me Down.”
ABOUT JIM STEG: NEW WORK
Curator Russell Lord will discuss the works of Jim Steg, considered to be New Orleans’ preeminent 20th-century printmaker. The retrospective Jim Steg: New Work spans the career of the artist, from his sketches as an art student and World War II soldier to his experimental works using a variety of media as a Newcomb College professor from the 1940s through the 1990s.
SPONSORS: Friday Nights at NOMA is supported in part by grant funds from the Azby Fund; Ruby K. Worner Charitable Trust; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation; and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.