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Odyssey 2020 – An Epic Journey

Fri, November 6th at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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One event on Fri, November 13th, 2020 at 7:00 PM

One event on Sat, November 14th, 2020 at 7:00 PM

One event on Thu, December 3rd, 2020 at 7:00 PM

One event on Fri, December 4th, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Join us for one of Odyssey’s five art- and musical-themed evenings exclusively limited to 80 guests each night. Guests will begin with cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a special curatorial tour, or an art or artist spotlight led by one of NOMA’s top curators. Guests will then enter the New Orleans Museum of A rt’s newly renovated Courtyard to enjoy themed music and a fabulous three-course seated dinner by Ralph Brennan Catering & Events.

Funds raised through Odyssey provide crucial general operating support to NOMA, allowing us to serve our community with art, educational and programmatic initiatives, retain staff, and create innovative virtual content.

Themes, Dates and Times

o   Friday, November 6 – New Orleans Jazz

Guests will be invited to explore connections between jazz and the making of contemporary photographs in New Photography: Create, Collect, Compile with curator Russell Lord. Curator Katie Pfohl will discuss the influence of jazz upon Modernist painter Stuart Davis. Learn more about contemporary potter Roberto Lugo’s commission for NOMA pairing depictions of Louis Armstrong and hip-hop recording artist Lil Wayne with decorative arts curator Mel Buchanan.

o   Friday, November 13 – Sinatra and Swing SOLD OUT

o   Saturday, November 14 – Sinatra and Swing

Photography curators Brian Piper (November 13) and Russell Lord (November 14) will discuss the work of renowned photographer Herman Leonard, including his portraits of Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and other legends of the swing era. Decorative Arts Curator Mel Buchanan will share background on a sleek cocktail cart designed for early commercial air travel. Curator Ndubuisi Ezeluomba will discuss adornment in African art.

o   Thursday, December 3 – Studio 54: Warhol and Disco

o   Friday, December 4 –Studio 54: Warhol and Disco SOLD OUT

Get an exclusive look at Andy Warhol’s “Little Red Book” with photography curators Russell Lord (December 3) and Brian Piper (December 4) . Explore art’s power to heal in the exhibition Mending the Sky with curator Katie Pfohl, and, of course, celebrate NOMA’s portrait of Mick Jagger by Warhol.

7–7:30 pm: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a curatorial tour/spotlight

7:30–10 pm: Enjoy a three-course, seated dinner with wine, cocktails and themed music in the newly renovated Courtyard

Tickets for each themed evening are first come first serve with an 80-person capacity limit for each evening.

NOMA will adhere to all local and state mandates. In the event of a resurgence of COVID 19 in the late fall, NOMA will make every effort to reschedule Odyssey dates. In the case that we are unable to reschedule, your ticket purchase will be considered a 100% tax-deductible donation to NOMA. Tickets are nonrefundable.

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR NOVEMBER 6 | NEW ORLEANS JAZZ

NOVEMBER 13 | SINATRA AND SWING | SOLD OUT

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR NOVEMBER 14 | SINATRA AND SWING

PURCHASE TICKETS FOR DECEMBER 3 | STUDIO 54: WARHOL AND DISCO

DECEMBER 4 | STUDIO 54: WARHOL AND DISCO | SOLD OUT

MAKE A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION TO ODYSSEY 2020

 

Presenting Sponsor

Table Sponsors
Sydney and Walda Besthoff
Karen and Henry Coaxum
Martha and Bill Gunther
Juli Miller Hart & LeLe and Brent Wood
Jennifer and Fred Heebe & Robyn and Andrew Schwarz
Janice Parmelee and Bill Hammack
Jane and Rodney Steiner
Phyllis Taylor

Odyssean
Carla and Jay Adams & Caroline and Murray Calhoun
Gretchen and Edgar Chase IV
Margo and Clancy DuBos & Suzanne and Robert Thomas
Feil Family Foundation
Katherine and Tony Gelderman
The Goldring Family Foundation
Mary and Robert Lupo

Benefactors
Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Trust
Broadmoor, LLC
Lucy Burnett and
Gregory Holt
Crescent Capital Consulting
The Helis Foundation
Marshall A. Hevron
Jones Walker
Henry Lambert
and Carey Bond
LCMC Health
Linda and Gary Raphael
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rosen

Supporters
Anne and Luis Banos
Edel Blanks
Susan and Ralph Brennan
Ann R. Duffy and John R. Skinner
Carmen and Kelly Duncan
Shaun and Foster Duncan
Dupont-LeCorgne
Construction Consulting, LLC
Catherine and David Edwards
Eskew Dumez Ripple
Sarah and Greg Feirn
Stephanie and Ludovico Feoli
Julie and Ted George
Dathel and John Georges
Cassie and Joe Giarrusso
Melissa Gibbs and
Vaughan Fitzpatrick
Dana and Steve Hansel
Joan and Steve Jacob
Kathleen and John Kazour
Sara and David Kelso
Daniella and Elie Khoury
Sally and Jay Lapeyre
Robin and Nassir Marrouche
Cammie and Charles Mayer
Mr. and Mrs. L. Richards McMillan II
Joy and Howard Osofsky
Katie and Shaun Rafferty
Sheila and Britton Sanderford
Liz and Poco Sloss
Bertie Deming Smith
Susu and Andrew Stall
Pamela and Rob Steeg
Paulette and Frank Stewart
Susan M. Taylor and
Paolo G. Meozzi
Kathleen and Charlie Van Horn
Peter A. Waring Fund
Patrons
Elizabeth Boh
Diane S. Labouisse
Elly Lane
Lee Ledbetter
Miggy and James Monroe
Mr. and Mrs. William Ryan
Drs. Glenn and Zannie Voss

Media

Patrons
Elizabeth Boh
Susan and Jimmy Gundlach
Diane S. Labouisse
Elly Lane
Lee Ledbetter
Miggy and James Monroe
Anne Redd

Details

Date:
Fri, November 6th
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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