Preserve Louisiana's VIP Preview Party and Lost and Found Theatres of Louisiana Exhibition begins at 6:30 p.m.. The Gala Party will open for general admission at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are now available here.
35 and under: $75
VIP (toast and first to view new exhibition): $250
For more information about the gala, sponsorships and host committees, please contact Preserve Louisiana's Executive Director Fairleigh Jackson at Fairleigh@Preserve-Louisiana.org
Preserve Louisiana will host a Lagniappe Lecture on German Culture in Louisiana at the Old Governor’s Mansion on Thursday, September 28 at 6:00 pm.
The evening will begin with a lecture on the history of Germans in the New Orleans area. Daniel Hammer, Deputy Director of the Historic New Orleans Collection, will discuss the establishment of a German colony in Louisiana in the 1720’s. Hammer will incorporate objects and documents held at The Historic New Orleans Collection to explore the history of Germans in Louisiana during the 19th century. His lecture covers the influence of German culture inNew Orleans; the impact of WWI on the local communities; and the challenges of preserving an archival collection with conditional, language, paleography and obscure limitations.
Following the lecture, guests are invited to experience and enjoy German-Louisiana music, dancing, and food, provided by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and beer tastings in the Rose Garden of the Old Governor’s Mansion. The lecture begins at 6 p.m. and the tastings will be served at 7 p.m.
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Preserve Louisiana presents Heritage Lecture on Mike the Tiger: The Tradition Continues with author, professor and Director of the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine, David G. Baker, at the Old Governor’s Mansion on Thursday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m.
Preserve Louisiana will host its September Heritage Lecture on Mike the Tiger: The Tradition Continues with Mike the Tiger’s most recent veterinarian and author, David G. Baker at the Old Governor’s Mansion on Thursday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m.
Baker will present the Civil War origins of Louisiana State University’s mascot and “fighting tiger” tradition, as well as behind-the-scenes anecdotes chronicling each of the six Mikes to the present age of social media. Baker will discuss the early representations of the live mascot, the history of the mascot program and the late Mike VI with hopes of introducing the next Mike.
Refreshments from Calandro’s Fine Wines and Spirits are served at 6:00 p.m. and the lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. Heritage Lectures are sponsored in part by Watermark Baton Rouge.
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Join us at the 41st Annual Preservation Awards as we honor individuals and entities that exemplify the mission of the organization - to preserve, protect and promote the cultural and architectural heritage of Louisiana.
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