Friday, Nov 2, 5-9 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Russell Welch Hot Quartet | Create Late workshop | Tour of The Orléans Collection

New Orleans Museum of Art
Getting there
1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA

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. All galleries and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm. 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Russell Welch Hot Quartet 6:30 – 8 pm: Create Late: Printmaking workshop (Register in advance) 6:30 pm: Tour of The Orléans Collection with Curator Vanessa Schmid ABOUT RUSSELL WELCH HOT QUARTET The Russell Welch Hot Quartet is a world class gypsy swing band, having performed for festivals, concerts, clubs, and vintage dance events in more than twelve countries. The New Orleans group combines Russell Welch’s original compositions with hot jazz in the tradition of legendary European jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. RWHQ’s most recent, all-original album is “Mississippi Gipsy” (2015). ABOUT CREATE LATE Exclusively for adults, kick off your weekend with a glass of wine and an art lesson! Unwind with a teaching artist-led art project while enjoying Friday Nights at NOMA programming. Reserve your space now! Nature will provide the inspiration for a lesson in printmaking. Participants will explore the process of block printing using styrofoam printing plates to create a series of multi-colored, detailed relief prints. NOMA Members | $25 per class Nonmembers | $30 per class Price includes materials, wine, and access to Friday Nights at NOMA programming. Ages 21+ only, please! To reserve your spot, email education@noma.org. Reservations close at 4 pm the day prior to each workshop. ABOUT THE ORLÉANS COLLECTION Join Vanessa Schmid, NOMA’s Senior Research Curator of European Art, for a tour of the recently opened exhibition The Orléans Collection. For the first time since its dispersal in the 1790s, paintings from the renowned collection of New Orleans’ namesake, Philippe II, the Duke of Orléans, will be displayed together. Featured artists include Rubens, Rembrandt, Veronese, and Coypel.