Monday, September 14, 2009

Next Saturday - September 26th...

Don't miss An Adoption Affair, being held at the"An Afternoon Focus on Love" from 11:00-3:00.
“An Afternoon Focus on Love”

An afternoon of community awareness events presented in conjunction with “Caring Partners” from the American Heart Association, Louisiana SPCA and Magnolia School.

Exhibit:The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography
Where: New Orleans Museum of Art,
When: Saturday, September 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art, this traveling exhibition of 175 photographs explores how key life events are celebrated and honored, and how pivotal life decisions are made by different world cultures. The exhibition will be comprised of seven themes: Love, Children and Family, Wellness, Disaster, Healing, Aging, and Remembering. The works will be amassed from a number of institutions, private collections, and the Time/LIFE Picture Collection. Contemporary artists represented include Tina Barney, Nan Goldin, Sally Mann, Larry Sultan, Tatsumi Orimoto, and Nicholas Nixon, while selections from the Time/LIFE collection include the work of legends such as Alfred Eisenstadt, Gordon Parks and W. Eugene Smith. Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz will lend a number of her iconic works, which will form a preface to the exhibition, and several relevant HBO Films will accompany each section

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