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May 10, 2012

Los Hombres Calientes at Sippin' in Seersucker


Sippin' in Seersucker

Start planning your summer chic ensemble now for this party that kicks off the summer social season! Hosted by the Shops at Canal Place, this sartorial seersucker-styling event benefits the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Partygoers enjoy hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants and luscious libations courtesy of Buffalo Trace Distillery; amazing raffles (Wine, Entertainment, Shopping, Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, Indulgence and Kohlmeyer Circle Art); shopping specials and entertainment from some of the South's top talent.

Music: Los Hombres Caliente

Start planning your summer chic ensemble now for this party that kicks off the summer social season! Hosted by the Shops at Canal Place, this sartorial seersucker-styling event benefits the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Partygoers enjoy hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants and luscious libations courtesy of Buffalo Trace Distillery; amazing raffles (Wine, Entertainment, Shopping, Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, Indulgence and Kohlmeyer Circle Art); shopping specials and entertainment from some of the South's top talent.

Music: Los Hombres Calientes

 

Legacy Award: Jane Lowentritt

This is the inaugural Legacy Award. The award will be presented by the Kohlmeyer Circle, the young art and cultural patron group that supports the mission of the Ogden Museum. It honors a person in the New Orleans community that has made major contribution to the arts and cultural landscape.

 

Participating Restaurants (as of 5/9/2012)

The American Sector at the National World War II Museum, Baru Tapas, Bee Sweet Cupcakes, Butcher, Delachaise, Gordon Biersch, Kyoto, La Madeleine, La Thai, Leah's Pralines, Magazine Pizza, Mahoney's, Mia's Balcony, Mike's on the Avenue, Rambla, Ste. Marie, St. James Cheese Company, The Grill Room at the Windsor Court Hotel

 

Raffle items include

Voodoo Music Experience weekend passes; Art by local artists; Hotel stays, Restaurant gift cards, including Ralph Brennan Restaurants; gift card for Paris Parker/Aveda; gift card for Aidan Gill for Men; jewelry from Mignon Faget; tickets to local attractions; and a wine cellar starter! Of course, there are many more items!

 

Parking & Extras

Seersucker Ensemble Contest (yes, prizes are awarded!) 
VALIDATED PARKING at the Garage at Canal Place (Courtesy of Darryl Berger, Roger Ogden and the Garage at Canal Place.

 

Sippin’ in Seersucker 2012 Co-Chairs:

Kelly Bagayoko and Tim Adams 
Nadine and Simon Blake 
Ashley Kostmayer 
Dr. Lee Peeples

 

Kohlmeyer Circle Host:

Lindsey Roussel, Dr. Chris Voigt 

The Kohlmeyer Circle is a group of young art and cultural enthusiasts who creatively support the mission of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

 

Tickets:

Before May 18: Museum members: $25; Nonmuseum members: $40 
Day of event: Museum members: $30; Nonmuseum members: $50 

What is Seersucker?

Seersucker is the quintessential Southern summer fashion. The word seersucker is derived the hindi, urdu and Persian words "shir o shakara"?meaning "milk and sugar" referring to the alternating stripes woven into the fabric.

Questions? Contact: cconnor@ogdenmuseum.org


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