New Orleans art calendar for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2013
SATURDAY, FEB. 2
- NFL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION SMOCKS & JOCKS: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Eiffel Society, 240 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Art auction and jazz brunch supporting the Gene Upshaw Player Assistance Trust. Artwork from active and former players and others with a connection to professional football will be auctioned. Performance by jazz trumpter Terence Blanchard. (917) 716-8566.
- DAVID BUCKINGHAM OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Jonathan Ferrara Gallery: 400a Julia Street, New Orleans. Opening reception for Better Dead Than Red, sculpture by David Buckingham, though Feb. 20. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment (504) 522-5471. http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.
- ARTIST'S RECEPTION WITH MITCHELL LONAS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception for artist Mitchell Lonas' Zelma. On display through Mar. 30. For more information, please contact gallery owner Borislava Callan at (504) 525-0518 or visit our website at http://www.callancontemporary.com.
- GROVER MOUTON RECEPTION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Octavia Art Gallery, 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. The exhibition Urban Visions by Tulane University architect and artist Grover Mouton presents a compendium of drawings created as part of the design process in a series of projects throughout China and the United States. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com.
- ASHÉ CULTURAL ARTS CENTER: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The New Orleans Chapter of the National Conference of Artists, in partnership with the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History, presents Loving Your Enemies, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, the Civil Rights Movement, and those working to further peace and human understanding. The exhibition, which runs through March 30, will feature the work of local and national artists. (504) 715-8137.
- CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mitchell Lonas' Zelma on display through Mar. 30. For more information, please contact gallery owner Borislava Callan at (504) 525-0518 or visit our website at http://www.callancontemporary.com.
- CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Color Fall Down, photographs by Priya Kambli in conjunction with PhotoNOLA; Where Do We Migrate To?, a group show; Rooted, a mixed-media installation by Ben Diller; Revolve, sculpture by Rontherin Ratliff. (504) 528-3800.
- JEAN BRAGG GALLERY OF SOUTHERN ART: 600 Julia St., New Orleans. New Orleans at Table exhibition. New Orleans artist Linda Lesperance celebrates the dining experience in New Orleans, from local eateries to fine dining at the classic French Quarter and Garden District restaurants, through Jan. 31. Super Mardi Gras 2013 group show, through Feb. 28. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
- JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY: 400a Julia Street, New Orleans. Better Dead Than Red, sculpture by David Buckingham, though Feb. 20. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment (504) 522-5471. http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.
- LEMIEUX GALLERIES: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. A new exhibition of works by sculptor Sean O'Meallie, a former toy inventor who creates highly formed conceptual and pop-based sculptures in wood. The show will remain on view until Feb. 23. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. (504) 522-5988.
- LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans, major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.
- MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERIES: 433 Royal St. "Modern Masters Touchdown" and 1999 Super Bowl trophy and ring on exhibit though Feb. 15. The gallery will welcome visitors with complimentary wine and king cake during the exhibition. Works by Robert Deyber, though February. Hours are: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., every day. http://www.martinlawrence.com or (504) 299-9055.
- M.S. RAU ANTIQUES: 630 Royal St., New Orleans. Impressionism - Influences and Impact, paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. (504) 523-5660.
- THE MCKENNA MUSEUM: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Faces of Treme, photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.
- NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Make Yourself at Home, works by Jim Richard, through Feb. 24; 'FOREVER' Mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October; Ida Kohlmeyer: 100th Anniversary Highlights, through Feb. 10. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org.
- OCTAVIA ART GALLERY: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. The exhibition Urban Visions by Tulane University architect and artist Grover Mouton presents a compendium of drawings created as part of the design process in a series of projects throughout China and the United States. On display through Feb. 23. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com
- OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Scholarship Art Contest Exhibition, through Feb. 17. An exhibition of works by high school juniors and seniors who participated in the Foundation's visual arts contest. The theme was "Louisiana's Bicentennial," celebrating 200 years of statehood in 2012. (504) 539-9600.
- POYDRAS CENTER: 650 Poydras St., New Orleans, Excursions, paintings by Alois "Al" Champagne. Free. (504) 945-2115.
- SECOND STORY GALLERY: New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Monthly art exhibitions continue with the work of two established artists, Gina Laguna, working in steel and Cynthia Ramirez, a multi-media artist. The exhibition will run through February 1. (504) 940-1130.
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