Top visual arts events in New Orleans this week

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up three artsy events around New Orleans this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from the legacy of the camellia to the Mardi Gras costume museum.

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A Camellia Legacy

Learn about the camellia flower's legacy at Gallier House on Wednesday night. The exhibition features historic photographs and archives of the history of camellia plantings at Green Leaves, an historic Natchez, Mississippi home owned by seven generations of the Koontz-Beltzhoover family.

When: Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m.
Where: Gallier House, 1132 Royal St.
Price: $10-$12

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49% Off BYOB Painting Class

Create your very own work of art at Paint & Drink with this BYOB painting class. Discover your inner artist!

Where: Paint & Jrink, 1237 Poland Ave., Bywater
Price: $18 (49 percent off regular admission price)

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Up to 56% Off Mardi Gras Museum Of Costumes And Culture

Take a tour through the private costume of Carl Mack, an accomplished xylophonist who moved to New Orleans and opened a talent agency and costume design studio. This deal offers general admission for two, four or six people to explore the museum's galleries and dress up in Mardi Gras costumes in the costume closet.

Where: Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture, 1010 Conti St., French Quarter
Price: $13 (46 percent off normal admission price)

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