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LOVE in the Garden presented by Regions Bank

September 25 at 7:00 PM


NOMA’s annual fall soiree in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden will be held on Friday, September 25, 2015. Chaired by Robyn and Andrew Schwarz and Margaret and Pierre Villere, this year’s LOVE in the Garden, presented by Regions Bank, will honor these New Orleans artists:

  • Dawn DeDeaux
  • Tina Freeman
  • Susan Gisleson
  • Delaney Martin
  • Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun

Join us for a night of dining and dancing under the stars and oaks in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden!

7 p.m. | Patron Party | Helen Gillet
8 p.m. | Garden Party | Mojeaux
9 p.m. | Late Night Party | DJ Jubilee

Event Tickets

Tickets are no longer available online but may be purchased at the event.






LOVE 2015 Presenting Sponsor


LOVE 2015 Silver Sponsor

LOVE 2015 Bronze Sponsors

LOVE 2015 Media Sponsors


Eclectic Home Logo


Ellen and Mac Ball
Cathy and Morris Bart
Cynthia Taggart Bassich
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin A. Baumer, Jr.
Bayou Lacombe Construction Co.
Valerie Besthoff
Basi and Michael Carbine
Crescent Sound & Light
Bernice and Don Daigle
Priya and Vinod Dasa
The Duplantier Family
Jane M. Gisevius
Green Team Landscape LLC
Councilmember Susan G. Guidry and Hervin A. Guidry
Hever Foundation
Anne S. Kock
Ray Lagasse
Kay McArdle and Joe Handlin
Michele Mire
Jeri Nims
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Pagragan
Paretti Family of Dealerships
Janice Parmelee and Bill Hammack
Patrick Family Foundation
Ray Pecot | Service Line
Mr. and Mrs. Dick H. Piner
Sally E. Richards
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin M. Rosen
Julia and Bo Sanders
Lisa and David Schlakman
Robyn and Andrew Schwarz
Natasha Shah
Aimée and Mike Siegel
Jane and Rodney Steiner
Diana and Rod Stieffel
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Taylor
Nancy and Franco Valobra
Janis van Meerveld and Charles Cerise
Margaret and Pierre Villere
Windy Hill Pictures
Kimberly and Keith Zibilich


Tammy and Kent Abadie
Mr. and Mrs. Herschel L. Abbott, Jr.
American Aquatic Gardens and Gifts
Gail and Nick Asprodites
Beverly Katz Exterior Designs, Inc.
Maria Bonilla
Burk Brokerage Real Estate
Carubba Engineering
Lorraine and Scott Chotin
Ce Ce and Trevor Colhoun
Dr. and Mrs. Hugh M. Collins
Michael Davidson
Liz and René de Boisblanc
Marie Louise de la Vergne and John Bose
Victoria deLisle and Michael Johnson
Joni and Tommy Diaz
Ann R. Duffy and John R. Skinner
Marcie and Emeric duQuesnay
Skye and Allison Durant
Catherine and David Edwards
Bart and Cherise Farris
Leslie and Jonathan Fawer
Glendy and Larry Forster
Susan Price Geoghegan – State Farm Insurance
Julie and Ted George
Marian and Larry Gibbs
Joanna Giorlando
Dana and Steve Hansel
Alison Hartman
Tina and Robert Hinckley
Mrs. Lily Hines
Mr. and Mrs. James Huger
Patricia N. Jackson and Thomas L. Jackson
Alissa Kantrow
Lee and Jim Klebba
Hannah and Neil Kohlman
Linda and Gordon Kolb
Sally and Jay Lapeyre
Cecile Many, MD and Richard Deichmann, MD
Cammie and Charles Mayer
Brooke A. Minto
Brenda and Michael Moffitt
Elizabeth and Willy Monaghan
Mullin Landscape Associates, LLC
Terry and John Olivier
Anne Redd
Rigby Group
Pamela Rogers
Ali Rosales
Staci Rosenberg
Margie Scheuermann
Mimi and Claude Schlesinger
Holly Sharp and Geoffrey Snodgrass
Julie Silvers
Lydia Sneed
SuSu and Andrew Stall
Pamela and Robert Steeg
Jackie Sullivan
Susan M. Taylor and Paolo G. Meozzi
The Write Image, Inc.
Melanee and Steve Usdin
Diane and Hughes Walmsley
Lynda and Irving Warshauer
Karen and David Webber
Kathy and David Weidner
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J.A. Williams

Patron and Garden Party Cuisine

Acme Oyster House
Another Broken Egg Café
Atchafalaya Restaurant
Baker Maid Products, Inc.
Biscuits & Buns on Banks
Blue Crab
Bon Ton Café
Booty’s Street Food
Brown Butter Southern Kitchen and Bar
Café Degas
Café Minh
Canal St. Bistro
Catering by Laura Arrowood
Catering D’Orleans
Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar
Chicken Sue’s
City Greens
Crescent City Brewhouse
Elizabeth’s Restaurant
Galatoire’s Restaurant
Gordon Biersch
Highly Seasoned Catering, LLC
Houston’s Saint Charles Avenue
Ice Cream 504
Joel Catering and Special Events
Juan’s Flying Burrito
Kupcake Factory
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar & Restaurant
Mandina’s Restaurant
Maple Café
Maurepas Foods
Maurice French Pastries
Messina’s Runway Café
Mona’s Café
Morton’s the Steakhouse
Nonna Mia
Oak Oven Restaurant
Porter and Luke’s
Royal House
Ruby Slipper Café
Satsuma Café
Saucy’s BBQ
Silk Road
Southern Candymakers
Southern Hospitality Catering
Sprout and Press Juice Bar and Café
Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar
The Melting Pot
The Steak Knife Restaurant & Bar
Ursa Major
Vega Tapas Café
Zea Rotisserie & Grill

LOVE Cocktail Challenge

Featuring eight craft cocktails from the city’s most celebrated bartenders. Each bartender will create a unique drink inspired by a “variation of love”: Love/Hate, Unconditional Love, Lust, or Unrequited Love.

Abigail Diedre Gullo | Compère Lapin
Paul Gustings | Broussard’s
Chris Hannah | French 75
Chris McMillian | Kingfish
Steve Yamada | Latitude 29
Kimberly Patton-Bragg | Three Muses
T. Cole Newton | Twelve Mile Limit
Daniel Victory | Victory

All guests will receive two “tokens of LOVE” at check-in and will be able to vote on their favorite cocktail by dropping their tokens in designated “LOVE banks.”

Late Night Cuisine

Crêpes a lá Cart
Diva Dawg
Grilling Shilling
Ironsides Waffles
Morning Call
NOLA Girl Catering and Food Truck

Ride free with Uber!

We are excited to partner up with Uber New Orleans to offer our attendees a FREE first ride! Enter promo code NOMA2015 when you download the app at uber.com/app.




September 25
7:00 PM
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New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA, 70119
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