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Join Us for the Founders Ball and the Exhibition Opening of:
The Baroness de Pontalba
and the Rise of Jackson Square

SPECIAL GUESTS

Charles-Edouard and Isabelle, Baron & Baroness Delfau de Pontalba

December 1st, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | The Cabildo, 701 Chartres Street

Attire:

Period costume* reminiscent of Don Almonester’s era (late 18th century), or the era of the Baroness
(early 19th century through 1850s), or today’s black tie and ball gowns

*Period costumes are available at Carl Mack Presents and Southern Costume

Entertainment:

Herald: Dane Rhodes • Polymnia Quartet • Virtuosa Quartet

Silent Auction

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The Ball and Exhibition are dedicated to the late Christina Vella,
author of
Intimate Enemies: The Two Worlds of the Baroness de Pontalba

EXhibit Curated By

Randolph Delehanty, Ph.D.

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The Louisiana State Museum and The Louisiana Museum Foundation are grateful to Peter W. Patout, who reconnected the Pontalba family to Louisiana, helping to make all of this happen.

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Special Thanks tO:

Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser
and the Louisiana Dept. of Culture, Recreation,
and Tourism

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UNDERWRITING SPONSORS

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LAUSSAT
Mrs. H. Mortimer Favrot, Jr.

CARONDELET
Eugenie & Joseph Jones Family Foundation

MIRO

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SPONSORS

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GALVEZ
Mr. & Mrs. T. Semmes Favrot

Mr. & Mrs. Murray A. Calhoun

VAUDREUIL
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph O. Brennan

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Carbine

Ms. Mary Cavanaugh

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Hansel

Jones Walker/Mr. William H. Hines

New Orleans & Company

Pontchartrain Materials/Mr. George Douglass

Mr. & Mrs. Edmund E. Redd

Mr. & Mrs. James C. Roddy

Melissa & Jerry Steiner

Patrick F. Taylor Foundation

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PATRONS

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PERRIER
Ms. Dorothy M. Clyne
Ron & Nuria Rowley

CADILLAC
Mrs. Philip Breitmeyer II

Mr. & Mrs. Hillary Carrere

Kathleen & Bob Edmundson

Gwathmey & Fritz Gomila

Juli Miller Hart

Mrs. J. Peter Labouisse III

Kristine & Rivers Lelong

Mr. & Mrs. Grover E. Mouton

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FOUNDERS BALL COMMITTEE

HONORARY CHAIR
Consul General of France, Mr. Vincent Sciama and Mrs. Yuanyuan Sciama

CO-CHAIRS
Catherine & Semmes Favrot, Caroline & Murray Calhoun

MEMBERS
Maurye Aycock • Tonya Boswell • Susan & Ralph Brennan • Joshua Cain • Kelly Calhoun • Renee & Hillary Carrere • Keith Carroll • Mary Cavanaugh • Dorothy M. Clyne • Colleen Connor • Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin A. Dupuy • Kathleen & Bob Edmundson •  Lee Anne Garner • Gwathmey & Fritz Gomila • Carroll Grevemberg • Dana & Steve Hansel • Jane Scott & Philip Hodges • Andrew Lamar Hopkins • Diane Sustendal Labouisse • Kristine & Rivers Lelong • Sand & Norman Marmillion • Bitsie & Grover Mouton • Max Nicholes • Carl Palasota • Peter W. Patout • Kenneth E. Pickering •  Anne & Edmund Redd •  Laura & Sonny Shields •  Lindsay & Jeremy Simien • Melissa & Jerry Steiner • Poppy Tooker • Anne & Sandy Villere • Thomas P. Westervelt • Jim Willeford • Jennie & Scott Willis

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