Pre-Convention Tour

ACGA 2023 Convention

July 19-22

A pre-convention tour is available on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, for early arrivals to New Orleans and will depart from The Ritz-Carlton. Visits will be to Longue Vue House and Gardens, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and Mandina's restaurant.

Tour: Departing 9:00 a.m. from the Ritz-Carlton by bus and arriving about 9:30 a.m. at the Longue Vue House and Gardens  for a 10:00 am tour.  We will depart approximately 11:45 to go to an old New Orleans restaurant, Mandina’s, which specializes in local seafood and Italian food and is very casual; it will have a limited menu to expedite service. Lunch will be paid by the individuals on the tour.  We will depart about 1:30 pm for the New Orleans Museum of Art for a private viewing of their glass collection.  The NOMA tour should last from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at which time we will return to the hotel around 4:30 p.m.  We are limited to 56 people for this tour so sign up early.  First-Come -- First Serve.  Cost per person is $65 which includes transportation and group rate tickets to the Longue Vue.  The NOMA tour is being underwritten by Gray and Suzanne Sexton.

You may sign up for the tour at the same time you make your convention reservation at the ACGA page at Eventbee. Be sure to select a ticket choice that includes "with the Tuesday pre-convention tour".

Link to Mandinas restaurant Link to New Orleans Museum of Art