Departure for morning session
10:30am – 12pm
Morning Speaker Session
Opening speaker, Richard Campanella, will lead a brilliant and insightful talk about the geography, history and culture of New Orleans, giving great context to this city’s rich and complex history.
12:30pm – 3:30pm
Speaker Session and Luncheon
At the Mid City home of designer and entrepreneur Alexa Pulitzer, this delightful afternoon features a talk about NOLA’s cultural economy, with Jeanne Nathan, Bob Tannen and Jacques Rodrigue. Live music from David Torkanowsky, the incredible cuisine of celebrity chefJohn Besh, and a pop-up shop showcasing the work of local artists and designers will make this one garden party you won’t soon forget.
4pm – 6:30pm
Departure for evening event
7pm – 10:30pm
The Food and Music of New Orleans
Music is centric to the culture of this great city, and tonight we continue to celebrate it from within the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s spectacular Taylor Library. Feast on New Orleans cuisine and groove to a live musical performances by the Matt Rhody Trio, as well as the high energy Glen David Andrews Band, that will keep your toes tapping all night long. Wear your dancing shoes!