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LASM's 35th Annual Gala: H2O

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Friday, September 25, 2020 at 7:00pm - 11:45pm

Tune in LIVE ON FACEBOOK at 7 PM for LASM's first-ever virtual Gala! Tag us in your photos with #H2OGala...we'd love to see what you're wearing to attend our virtual Gala, whether it's a cocktail dress, PJs, or even a bikini to fit our H2O theme.

LASM's 35th Annual Gala: H2O will feature:
* A silent auction featuring collector-quality fine art, beautiful items for the home, wine, gift certificates, and more (opens Monday, September 21 at noon and closes Friday, September 25 at 11:45 PM)
* A grand raffle for an 18KYG diamond, multi-colored sapphire, and quartz bracelet, generously donated by Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry (drawing at 8 PM; purchasers receive a free Blue Alligator sticker)
* "Decorating Tips with Dan," where Dan Bergeron of McMillin Interiors will teach you how to make the popular balloon sculptures from last year's Gala
* An H2O-themed cocktail recipe
* Words from our sponsors about why they support LASM
* Welcoming words from Lauren Whatley, Board of Trustees Member and Gala Chair, Kathy Victorian, Board of Trustees Chair, and Serena Pandos, President & Executive Director

Make sure to also:
* Participate in our profit share with Kendra Scott on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13 (online with the code GIVEBACK9136 and in-person at the Perkins Rowe location, mention LASM)
* Participate in our profit share with Bistro Byronz on Monday, September 21 from 11 AM - 8 PM (mention LASM)
* Buy a raffle ticket at lasm.org/gala
* Bid on our special live auctions leading up to the Gala on September 13, September 20, and September 25

Learn more at lasm.org/gala.

Experience LASM in-person the day after the Gala by coming to the Museum on September 26 for the premiere of In Saturn's Rings, a jaw-dropping new show in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium narrated by LeVar Burton and sponsored by the Charles Lamar Family Foundation.

Thanks to our sponsors: 
Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, Turner Industries, Entergy, Healthy Blue Louisiana & Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Sparkhound, Republic Finance, Jones Walker, Louisiana Lottery Corporation, Serena & John Pandos, Wampold Companies, Dr. Louis Jeansonne, and Susan R. & Frederic T. Billings III.