Collective World Art Community              504-339-5237


The theme for this year's Mad Scientist Ball is "Artwork, Absinthe & Alchemy." It will take place from 8pm until midnight on Saturday, February 23rd at The Big Top, located at 1638 Clio Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. (Map) 

Join in as Alan Walter, the acclaimed spirit handler at International House Hotel’s Loa bar guides a group of aspiring alchemists to create and sample specialty cocktails using provided chemistry sets. Bring your lab coat and don’t forget your brass goggles!

Let loose the green fairy with a glass of Lucid Absinthe and some refreshments from local establishments including Rotolo's Pizzeria, Whole FoodsParkway Bakery & Tavern and special catering provided by Ariodante Contemporary Craft Gallery.

Entertainment is by Morella and the Wheels of If, Bats in the Belfry and Sundog plus and will feature a costume contest with prizes for the best green fairy, the maddest scientist and the sexiest lab mouse.

There will be a raffle and a silent auction with over 75 great items including artwork, crafts, beautiful jewelry, handmade fashion accessories, dining certificates, gift cards, entertianment, attractions and many other fabulous items contributed by artists and local businesses.

The proceeds from this event will benefit our project of bringing Giants in the City to the New Orleans Botanical Garden this fall.

Tickets to Collective World Art Community's 2nd Annual Mad Scientist Ball are $10 at the door and $8 in advance for general admission plus an additional $15 at the door or $10 in advance to attend the mixology demonstration.

Buy Tickets to the Mad Scientist Ball Here

Donate now to support Giants in the City in the New Orleans Botanical Garden through the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation by completing and returning the sponsorship form and downloading the request letter  detailing the many benefits of sponsorship.

Call for Volunteers:
We are seeking volunteers to help us make the Mad Scientist Ball a success. Volunteers are needed to work the door and to assist with the silent auction. Volunteers will be allowed free entry to the ball in exchange for their work. For more information or to volunteer, call Mike Kilgore at 504-339-5237 or email

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