NOMA is hosting “An Evening with Nefertari at Café NOMA” next Thursday, July 7, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The three-hour experience includes a private tour of the exhibition and a multi-course dinner at Café NOMA created by Egyptian-born chef Khaled Hegazzi of Sittoo’s Kitchen.
Qamar El Din – Apricot with rose and orange blossom water.
Arugula Salad with Fatir – Sliced phyllo dough stuffed with feta, garlic, cilantro, and dill.
Moussaka (Egyptian eggplant) – Served with zaatar bread.
Buttered Lamb Chops – Served with grape leaves stuffed with freekeh, served with mint yogurt sauce.
Baklava – Pecan and shredded coconut (served with hot mint tea)
Note: The dinner includes a specialty non-alcoholic drink. Wine and beer will be available for purchase.
About Queen Nefertari’s Egypt
This exhibit brings to life the role of Nefertari and other powerful women in ancient Egypt through 230 unusual objects, including statues, jewelry, vases, papyrus, steles, wooden coffins, and stone sarcophagi.
You can buy your tickets on the museum’s official website.
When: Thursday, July 7
Where: New Orleans Museum of Art 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans
Admission: $80 (tax and gratuity included)
Featured image by NOMA @neworleansmuseumofart