Friday, Sep 28, 2018 7 PM

LOVE in the Garden 2018 presented by Hancock Whitney

The New Orleans Museum of Art
Getting there
One Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans, LA

Save the Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 NOMA’s annual fall soiree in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018. Join us for a night of dining and dancing under the stars and oaks in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden! Patron Party | 7 pm Garden Party | 8 pm Late Night Party | 9 pm   2018 LOVE Chairs Elizabeth Grimes Christine LeBlanc Mimi Schlesinger   #LOVEinthegarden2018 #HancockWhitneyLOVE     CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LATEST NEWS ON THE SCULPTURE GARDEN EXPANSION   HONORED ARTISTS John Alexander Katrina Andry Luis Cruz Azaceta L. Kasimu Harris   ENTERTAINMENT Storyville Stompers Photo cred: Sheik   OttO       Click here to view photos from LOVE 2017 Click Here to Become a Sponsor or Purchase Tickets     SPONSORSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS GOLD SPONSORSHIP | $10,000 Recognition as Gold Sponsor of the event Reserved tables with thirty (30) tickets to the Patron Party and Garden Party Single use of NOMA Woldenberg Foundation Board Room for a private event within one year Invitations to VIP museum member openings during 2018/2019 season Sponsor recognition on 6,000 invitations; NOMA.org with over 37,000 monthly visitors; e-blasts to over 37,000+ NOMA subscribers; social media feeds including 24,000 Instagram followers, and a monthly reach of 330,000 on Facebook Sponsor recognition and logo placement at the event entrance Sponsor recognition on NOMA website with link to corporate site Sponsor mention in all post-event communications with attendees   SILVER SPONSORSHIP | $5,000 Recognition as Silver Sponsor of the event Reserved tables with twenty (20) tickets to the Patron Party and Garden Party Invitations to VIP museum member openings during 2018/2019 Sponsor recognition on 6,000 invitations; NOMA.org with over 37,000 monthly visitors; e-blasts to over 37,000+ NOMA subscribers; social media feeds including 24,000 Instagram followers, and a monthly reach of 330,000 on Facebook Sponsor recognition and logo placement at the event entrance Sponsor recognition on NOMA website with link to corporate site Sponsor mention in all post-event communications with attendees   BRONZE SPONSORSHIP  |  $2,500 Recognition as Bronze Sponsor of the event Reserved tables with twelve (12) tickets to the Patron Party and Garden Party Sponsor recognition on 6,000 invitations; NOMA.org with over 37,000 monthly visitors; e-blasts to over 37,000+ NOMA subscribers; social media feeds including 24,000 Instagram followers, and a monthly reach of 330,000 on Facebook Sponsor recognition and logo placement at the event entrance Sponsor recognition on NOMA website with link to corporate site Sponsor mention in all post-event communications with attendees   BENEFACTOR – Table Sponsor | $1,000 Recognition as Benefactor of the event Reserved table with six (6) tickets to the Patron Party and Garden Party Sponsor recognition on table signage, printed invitation and on NOMA website   CONTRIBUTOR – Reserved Seating                                       $175 | One Seat                                     $350 | Two Seats Recognition as Contributor of the event Reserved seating with one (1) or two (2) tickets to the Patron Party and Garden Party Sponsor recognition on table signage, printed invitation and on NOMA website   TICKETS: Patron Party | 7 pm                                        Members $125                                                                                    Non-Members $150                                               Garden Party | 8 pm                                      Members $75                                      Non-Members $100  Late-Night Party | 9 pm                                       Members and Non-Members $50   Click Here to Become a Sponsor or Purchase Tickets   Presenting Sponsor Silver Sponsors J. Edgar Monroe Foundation Kabacoff Family Foundation Christine and Price LeBlanc Sheila and Britton Sanderford Mimi and Claude Schlesigner Jane and Rodney Steiner   Transportation Partner Lyft is offering a $5 credit for new and existing customers both to and from LOVE in the Garden. Promo code: LYFTTOTHEGARDEN Bronze Sponsors Sydney and Walda Besthoff Vivian Fonseca and Owen Grossman, MD | Chronos BHW Miracle Makers Supporting Elizabeth Grimes Elizabeth and Willy Monaghan Aimée and Mike Siegel   Media Sponsors   Benefactors Gail and Nick Asprodites Ellen and Mac Ball Cathy and Morris Bart Valerie Besthoff Virginia Boulet and Alvin R. Albe, Jr. Pamela Buckman Sheila and Hugh Collins Crescent Sound & Light Bernice and Don Daigle Judy and Tom David Domino’s – RPM Pizza, LLC Sally Duplantier Julie and Ted George Joanna Giorlando Dr. Michael and Mrs. Morgan Packard Griffith JPMorgan Anne S. Kock James Kock Ginger and Mark LaCour Ray Lagasse Law Offices of Tim L. Fields Lee Ledbetter and Associates Lauren Levy Ray J. Lousteau, MD Mary and Robert Lupo Kay McArdle and Joe Handlin PALMISANO Kathleen and Drew Ramsey Debbie and Rick Rees Donna and Ben Rosen Suzanne and Gregory Rusovich Julia and Bo Sanders The Schunter Family Susu and Andrew Stall Pamela and Rob Steeg Janis van Meerveld and Charles Cerise Theresa and Rand Voorhies Norris and Bob Williams WilliamsWorks New Orleans   Contributors American Aquatic Gardens Charlene Baudier Barry Breaux Julie D. Brown, AIA Michelle Canerot Henrietta Clay Pam and Michael Cohn Joni and Tommy Diaz Louise Poitevent Eckley The Eliza Jane Cherise and Bart Farris Mr. and Mrs. John P. Fleming Glendy and Larry Forster Elizabeth and David Grimes Tanya and David Grimes Dana and Steve Hansel Allison Hartman Adrea Heebe and Dominick Russo Sandy and Philip Hodgson Lee and Jim Klebba Millie and Robert Kohn Sally and Jay Lapeyre Diana and Chip Mann Betty and Gerald Maizlish Cammie and Charles Mayer Jonathan C. McCall Brenda and Michael Moffitt Miggy and Jay Monroe Taylor Morgan Barbara and Biff Motley Robin O’Bannon and Richard Bertram Anne and Edmund Redd Emilie Rhys River Parish Disposal Robyn and Andrew Schwarz E. Alexandra Stafford and Raymond Rathle, Jr. Jackie Sullivan Lindsay Van Cantfort and Charlie Grimes Micheline and Fred VanDenburgh Mr. and Mrs. Jay C. Van Kirk Lynda Warshauer Debby Hirsch Word   CUISINE AND LIBATIONS   Fifth Annual LOVE Cocktail Challenge featuring New Orleans’ top bartenders presented by  Challengers Confirmed as of 7/27 Jesse Carr | Balise/ La Petite Grocery Tyler Chauvin | Ace Hotel Nick Detrich | Everywhen Megan Devine | Twelve Mile Limit Paul Gustings | Tujague’s Konrad Kantor | Manolito Chris McMillian | Revel Crystal Pavlas | Bywater American Bistro Daniel Victory | Victory Evan Wolf | Company Burger   Judges Panel Abigail Gullo | Compère Lapin Chris Hannah | Arnaud’s French 75 Bar T. Cole Newton | Twelve Mile Limit/ Domino   The Rules: Each guest will receive one “Token of LOVE” at check-in and will be able to vote on their favorite cocktail by dropping their tokens in designated “LOVE banks”. The bartender with the biggest LOVE bank wins the People’s Choice Award! A panel of judges will award First Place and Best of Spirit.   Cuisine Acme Oyster House Ancora Pizzeria Antoine’s Restaurant Atchafalaya August Aunt Sally’s Pralines Baru Bistro and Tapas Blue Oak BBQ Bon Ton Café Boucherie Boulevard American Bistro Bouligny Tavern Byblos Restaurant Café Degas Café NOMA Café Sbisa The Court of Two Sisters Couvant Crescent City Brewhouse Crescent City Steaks Delachaise Doris Metropolitan Effervescence Bubble and Bites Felix’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar Flamingo A-Go-Go Galatoire’s Restaurant Gordon Biersch Gracious Bakery and Café Highly Seasoned Catering, LLC Houston’s St. Charles Ice Cream 504 Joel Catering and Special Events Legacy Kitchen Louisiana Pizza Kitchen – French Quarter Lula Restaurant Distillery Mandina’s Maple Street Café Martin Wine Cellar Deli & Catering Maurice French Pastries Messina’s Catering Events/ Messina’s at the Terminal Mondo Mona’s Café Mr. John’s Steakhouse Nonna Mia Café and Pizzeria Nothing Bundt Cakes – Metairie Oak Oven Patti Constantin, Designs in Catering Porter and Luke’s Restaurant Reginelli’s Pizzeria Robért Fresh Market Santa Fe Seaworthy Silk Road Southern Candymakers Southern Hospitality Catering The Station Coffee Shop and Bakery Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar Swiss Confectionery Tito’s Ceviche and Pisco Tommy’s Cuisine The Vintage Wayfare Zócalo   Late Night Cuisine presented by Café du Monde NOLA Sno-balls Sauce Boss Sultan’s Food Truck Taceaux Loceaux Chairs Elizabeth Grimes Christine LeBlanc Mimi Schlesinger 2018 Committee Natasha Alveshire Charlene Baudier Penny Baumer Barbara Bossier Michelle Canerot Olivia Carisella Sheila Collins Marcelle Robert Connick Kathy Cooke Quincy Crawford Michelle D’Amour Judy David Millie Davis Kohn Susan Dill Ann Duffy Meghan Federico Sheila Fenton Erin Fleming Glendy Forster Ellie George Julie George Will George Joanna Giorlando Danielle Gray Elizabeth Grimes Sue Hall Dana Hansel Jennifer Heebe Liz Hefler Eleanor Hohnstein Anita Hymel Pat Jackson Meredith Kalozdi Tracy E. Kern Anne S. Kock Kathy Kornman Ginger and Mark LaCour Matthew LeBlanc Philippe LeBlanc Lauren Levy Lynn Long Sharon Marchand Kay McArdle Kathleen Mix Brenda Moffitt Samantha Murrah-Morris Denise Nagim Morgan Packard Mary Frances Parker Kristin Petry Kathleen Ramsey Anne Redd Stephanie Rogers Elise Ryan Shelby Sanderford Holly Sharp Carol Short Renee Stewart Sandi Stone Constance Traub Rachel Turnage Diane Walmsley Lynda Warshauer Ashley Weber Elizabeth Weston Ann Williams Norris Williams Grant Melius Worrell Bryant York Carolyn Yuspeh   Special Thanks Austin’s The Big Cheezy Bistro Daisy Blue Line Sandwich Co. Crystal Clear Imaging Friends of Clancy’s The Gumbo Shop The Joint Le Meridien The Rib Room Rock’n’Bowl Rock’n’Sake Station 6 The Steak Knife   LOVE is a NOMA fundraiser. Should a ticket holder be unable to attend, your purchase should be considered a donation. There is also no refund due to weather and other unforeseen conditions. LOVE is a rain or shine event. Current as of 7/31/2018