Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association

Founded in 1947, the Women’s Guild promotes and fosters an understanding of opera, cooperating with New Orleans Opera through active fundraising and opera advocacy. With over 350 members, the Women’s Guild ensures that the gift of opera remains an integral part of New Orleans culture.

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Membership is open to women ages 21 and above interested in supporting New Orleans Opera through fundraising, special events, and program support. Make new friends and help connect diverse community members through the joy of opera!

  • The Junior Committee is for women ages 21-45
  • The Women’s Guild is for women ages 45+

Membership includes:

  • Attendance at the General Fall Meeting and Past President’s Reception
  • Attendance at the Eggnog Party and Holiday Boutique
  • Attendance at the Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Women’s Guild News and Events

Mad Hatter’s Luncheon

The Mad Hatters are BACK! Join us at this annual luncheon and fashion show on March 7, 2023 at the Hilton Riverside (Two Poydras Street).The Patron Party starts at 10:00 AM and is open to all Runway Table Ticket Holders.General Admission is at 11:00 AM. The Fashion Show by Ballin’sThe Fashion Show this year is…

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Save these dates!

2022 Membership Open House – August 25, 2022, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

The Barber of Seville Opera Orientation – September 18, 2022, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

A Haunting Affair – October 29, 2022, 7:30 – 10:30 PM

Hansel and Gretel Opera Orientation – November 6, 2022, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Egg Nog Party – December 9, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Holiday Tea – December 11, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Murder Mystery – January 13, 2022, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Mad Hatter’s Luncheon and Fashion Show – All That Jazz with a Little Pizzaz – March 7th, 2023, 10:00 AM Partron Party, 11:00 AM Hat Contest, Riverside Hilton,

Madame Butterfly Opera Orientation – March 12, 2023, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

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For the safety of all, face masks are encouraged at all New Orleans Opera Events.