May 7th & 8th, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., nightly • Old U.S. Mint • 3rd Floor Performance Space
Hidden Treasures: Commemorative Arts Edition
Louisiana State Museum Curator of Decorative Arts Katie Burlison
May 7th & 8th, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., nightly • Old U.S. Mint • 3rd Floor Performance Space • Tickets: $20 GA, $15 FOC/LMF Members, Reservations Required
Join the Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum’s impressive collection of awards, medals and tokens of appreciation from important events in Louisiana history are examined for an exclusive behind-the-scenes viewing May 7th and 8th. Katie Burlison, Curator of the Decorative Arts for the Louisiana State Museum, will guide guests through collections of Napoleonic awards given to war heroes and politicians, souvenirs from the 1984 World’s Fair, 20th century sports trophies and more behind the hidden wings of the Old U.S. Mint.