Media Contact:
Jason Strada
Executive Director


Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive collection
of menus, cookbooks and restaurant artifacts are examined for an exclusive behind‐thescenesviewing September 2nd and 4th. Sarah‐Elizabeth Gundlach, Curator of Maps and
Manuscripts, and Greg Lambousy, Director of Collections for the Louisiana State
Museum, will guide guests through the collection from restaurants such as Galatoire's,
Antoine's and Commanders Palace. The tours will take place at the Old U.S. Mint at 400
Esplanade Avenue.

Hidden Treasures of the Louisiana State Museum: Restaurants Edition takes place
Tuesday and Thursday, September 2nd and 4th. Tours are at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.,
nightly, at the Old U.S. Mint, located at 400 Esplanade Avenue. Cost is $20.00 per
person, or $15.00 for Friends of the Cabildo/Louisiana Museum Foundation
members. Reservations are required, and space is extremely limited.

To reserve your space, please contact Kaydee Nenninger at 504‐523‐3939.


About Friends of the Cabildo
Friends of the Cabildo is a private non‐profit volunteer group that provides financial and volunteer support for the Louisiana State Museum, its projects and its property. Since incorporating in 1956, the Friends of the Cabildo has grown into a large statewide membership organization, a dynamic and motivating force in broadening and supporting the aims of the Louisiana State Museum.