Top image: Luxembourg City, 1945 by Ghost Army member George Vander Sluis
Gather a few friends and join artist Journey Allen at the Museum as she leads participants in a painting activity, inspired by the Museum’s newest special exhibit Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II, on view through September 13, 2020, in the Senator John Alario, Jr. Special Exhibition Hall, located on the first level of Hall of Democracy. All supplies and materials will be provided, including an apron, paint, brushes, a water vessel for brush cleaning, a tabletop easel, paper towels, a pocket-size example of the art piece, and a stenciled canvas reflecting the themed design. Allen will guide the activity for those who would like to follow along, and others may fly solo if preferred with creative support made available for them as needed. The Special Exhibition Hall will be open for viewing throughout the evening.
Seating is limited and registration is required. For more information, please call 504-528-1944 x 229.
Cost: $40 per person; Cash bar will be available and complementary snacks will be provided.
Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II is exclusively sponsored by E. L. Wiegand Foundation.
About the Artist Journey Allen is native to the land of New Orleans, the inspiration for her vibrant works, which intertwine her signature abstract pattern with images that capture the city's celebratory culture.