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Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by The Huval-Fusilier Cajun Trio | Docent tour of permanent collection

February 16 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, special exhibitions, Café NOMA and the Museum Shop are open till 9 pm.

  • 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
  • 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Huval-Fusilier Cajun Trio
  • 6 pm: Docent-guided tour of NOMA’s permanent collections
  • 7 pm: Collect-O-Mania Film Series: Herb and Dorothy


Luke and Philip Huval and Zach Fuselier represent the next generation of talented teenage Cajun musicians. Each has already gained notoriety in family bands and professional situations — Luke and Phillip sharing the stage with father Terry’s Jambalaya Cajun Band, and Zach Fuselier with Joe Hall’s Louisiana Cane Cutters. Together they form a formidable quartet that has already played the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Festival International in Lafayette, Louisiana, and out-of-state events in Canada and Wisconsin.

In 2014, they recorded a very traditional album with fellow musician Cameron Dupuy showing that the group is well rooted in the core of Cajun music, as noted by its renditions of such cherished favorites as “Les Petits Yeux Bleus” and “Reno Waltz,” and popping instrumentals “Ossun Two-Step” and “Hick’s Wagon Wheel Special.”


He was a postal clerk. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history, including works by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, photographers Cindy Sherman and Lorna Simpson, minimalist Robert Mangold, and post-minimalist Richard Tuttle. Meet Herb and Dorothy Vogel, whose shared passion and discipline have defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be an art collector. (Not rated | 2008 | 1 hour, 27 minutes | Watch the trailer)

Friday Nights at NOMA is supported in part by grant funds from the Azby Fund; Ruby K. Worner Charitable Trust; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation; and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.


February 16
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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