1611 Elton Court Road
Harvey, LA 70058
Phone: (504) 361-9110
Fax: (504) 361-9148
1611 Elton Court Road , Harvey, LA, US, 70058
- Phone: (504) 361-9110
- Fax: (504) 361-9148
Arts & Museums
"I once had a farm in Africa..." If you recall the book or movie featuring American actress Meryl Streep, you may want to visit this store. Davis Gallery paints a beautiful, exotic picture of a beautiful, exotic continent. The pride in the traditions and heritage can be seen in these unique works of art. The owner makes trips to Africa on a regular basis, collecting sculptures, costumes, baskets, textiles, weapons and jewels. While you may not be sure where you would hang the hand-carved wooden masks, get them anyway. By appointment only.
Showcasing the art of Gustavo Duque and his earthly landscapes, view his collection at the Duque Art Center by appointment only. Exhibiting since 1995, Duque began his artistic career in jail. He produced over two thousand paintings and drawings in the five years he spent in prisons. Today, his art is consigned for donation to charitable foundations and worth more than a million!
Diva Gallery And Studio, this combination gallery and studio features an array of beautiful wares, some of which include stained glass, sculpture, painting, drawing, ceramics and jewlery, just to name a few. You may even commission one of the many artists to create your own unique art work.
A converted house is home for this collection of oils, bronzes, and line drawings by local and nationally recognized artists.
Cole Pratt Gallery occupies two restored 1850 Creole cottages displaying masters of Southern contemporary art. Inside the casual and relaxed atmosphere of this pioneer gallery on Magazine Street, are a carefully chosen mix of works from both abstractionists and realists. The gallery employs a friendly and knowledgeable staff to assist its clients in making the right purchase decisions as well as a team of professional printmakers on site. This place is truly a haven for art lovers.
If you are looking for a master potter, you will find him here. Charles Bohn, who apprenticed in Japan, spins his pottery wheel all day Tuesday through Friday. Because of his training, he specializes in the Japanese tradition of Raku, producing pottery with a worn, cracked look. While the description does not do the outcome justice, you can better appreciate his work if viewed in person. Also on display are glass pieces and Japanese kites by Mitsuyoshi Kawamoto.
New Orleans has unofficially crowned Mario Villa as King of Design. You can view his handiwork on the exterior of the store! For a more up-close and personal view, check out his uptown showroom. This gallery features canvas rugs, plush sofas, wrought iron chairs, lamps, and tables with organic twists and turns. The designer's work is both stimulating and intriguing. Step in to add a new dimension to your home interiors with these creative designs!
Having achieved international recognition as the South's distinguished antique auction gallery, Neal Auction Company is also known for achieving record sales. Hundreds of buyers flock to the gallery, located in the heart of one of New Orleans most prestigious uptown neighborhoods. Estate auctions feature an outstanding selection of American, English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelains, paintings, prints, sculpture, jewelry and oriental rugs. The company publishes an annual catalog that lists all items, estimated worth, as well as times and dates of each auction to be held.
In 1980, this turn of the century home opened its doors as the one of the largest showcases of regional artists. The artists use a wide variety of mediums, including oil on canvas, marble sculpture, and glass to portray many different themes. The amazing collection, here, consists of both two and three-dimensional works as well as a large selection of photos. Carol Robinson Gallery also specializes in custom framing. This is a great place for those looking to add some local spice to their collection.
Take a ride on the historic Saint Charles Streetcar and discover this life size doll house! Owner Bonnie Broel displays a collection of dolls including beautiful miniatures of Victorian, Tudor and plantation-style houses. This three storey Broel's Victorian Mansion and Doll House Museum, with fully restored antebellum home is also filled with an excellent selection of antique furnishings. This is a way to get some history and have a great time! For anyone planning a wedding at this facility, this is just the place to celebrate.
The Museum of the American Cocktail traces the colorful history of the American Cocktail—its ingredients, inventors, and evolution. Visitors will stumble upon classic cocktail shakers, bottles, prohibition-era literature and music, tools and other cocktail memorabilia. The artifacts are almost over 200 years old. The Museum hosts a series of informative and entertaining mixology seminars planned to coincide with popular events like Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Jazz Fest, and Southern Comfort's 'Tales of the Cocktail'.
Managed and owned by the non-profit organization 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center, The Big Top is an art gallery that also doubles up as an event venue. The idea behind it is to provide a platform to amateur artists and a space to the city that caters to all ages. Apart from art expositions, Big Top also explores alternative entertainment avenues like special films, drama, music concerts and similar events. This 150-seat venue can also be hired for private parties and celebrations. Though bar and beverage facilities are available on-site, smoking is strictly prohibited here. For venue hire and event schedule, call ahead.