New Orleans,
14
February
2017

Audubon Nature Institute and AbstractNOLA Debut Arts in the Park

A monthly community concert series in Woldenberg Riverfront Park

Summary

Audubon Nature Institute and Abstract NOLA present Arts in the Park, a free, monthly concert series in Woldenberg Riverfron Park featuring music performances, live painting, food trucks, art vendors and more.

Audubon Nature Institute and Abstract NOLA present Arts in the Park, a free, monthly concert series in Woldenberg Riverfront Park featuring music performances, live painting, food trucks, art vendors and more. Headliner T-Ray the Violinist & DTR along with Chase N. Cashe will perform Friday, February 17 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Featured artists will create large paintings during each performance inspired by Audubon conservation programs that address wetlands education, sustainable seafood initiatives and efforts to decrease plastic pollution in the ocean.

"Partnering with AbstractNOLA is a great opportunity for Audubon to support emerging local artists while sharing our conservation mission in a visually unique way," said Audubon Aquarium's Managing Director Rich Toth. "Woldenberg Riverfront Park is the front porch to the French Quarter and we look forward to welcoming emerging artists, conservationists, and art lovers to the riverfront."

Event dates are listed below. Performances are from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

February 17, March 11, April 29, May 13, June 17, July 4, September 23, October 14, November 18, and December 31.

For more information about upcoming performances, please visit www.AbstractNOLA.com.

Audubon Nature Institute

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.

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Katie Smith
Director of Public Relations
Office: (504) 378-2693
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