Xavier University hosts a reception for Ruth Owens’ new exhibition, “Baby Dolls: Dancing ‘It’ Out.”
The Xavier University Art Collection Advisory Committee and the Xavier University Art Department host an opening for “Baby Dolls: Dancing ‘It’ Out,” an exhibition of paintings by artist Ruth Owens depicting the Baby Dolls, one of New Orleans’ legendary parading groups. The exhibition is in the Chapel Gallery in Xavier University’s Administration Building. Click here for a campus map.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, visit Facebook. This event is part of the Young Leadership Council’s One Book One New Orleans initiative, which presents a series of events this year about Kim Vaz-Deville’s The “Baby Dolls”: Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition. Read Cameron Shaw’s interview with Vaz-Deville on the Art Review.