Read columnist and photographer Steven Forster’s coverage of New Orleans’ social events at The New Orleans Advocate.

Events featured in this edition:

On Your Mark: The Contemporary Arts Center opened a group exhibition, “Mark of the Feminine” on Whitney White Linen Night. Organized by guest curator Regine Basha, the show features work by more than 30 local female artists. Art fans came, enjoyed and stayed for the after-party.

Art of the Matter: The Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosted multiple openings on Whitney White Linen Night, drawing art-lovers to see installations by Shawn Hall, oil paintings by Rolland Golden and a group exhibition by more than 40 artists from across Louisiana.