Louisiana Children’s Museum to Host 25th Chairish the Children Gala

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Children’s Museum will host its 25th annual Chairish the Children Gala from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at 15 Henry Thomas Drive in New Orleans City Park.

This year’s gala co-chairs are Marye and John Nickens and Krystle Ferbos Duplessis and Royce Duplessis. The event will “celebrate the past and imagine the future.” 

Proceeds will benefit LCM’s mission to “strengthen and support families and improve life outcomes by ensuring children have access to safe, innovative, learning and play experiences.”

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“I am thrilled to celebrate the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s incredible history of impact and envision our ever so bright future of programs and services,” said Tifferney White, LCM’s new chief executive officer. “My vision for the museum is to continue on our promising trajectory of community impact while promoting access for people of all backgrounds at our City Park campus and beyond.”

Dickie Brennan & Co. Catering and Events will dazzle with delectable cuisine, alongside specialty cocktails and spirits, courtesy of Hendrick’s Gin. The event will also feature live music, a raffle for a diamond tennis bracelet from Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry and an online auction. 

“One of the few times that the museum is open just for adults to enjoy, we are envisioning a wonderful night of fun as we gather to support the LCM’s focus on early childhood literacy and learning,” said event co-chair John Nickens. “Join us as we honor 25 years of celebratory galas and look to the future of the museum and the generations who will learn and play here.”

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The event will highlight memories from events past and guests will be serenaded by 90s-inspired entertainment. Cocktail attire and 90s flair are encouraged. Information about gala tickets, raffle tickets and the online auction can be found here.

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