Current Exhibitions

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From Winnfield to Washington: The Life and Career of Huey P. Long

April 14–October 11, 2015
533 Royal St.

September 10, 2015, marks the 80th anniversary of the death of Huey P. Long (1893–1935), one of the most visible, influential, and controversial political figures in Louisiana history. (more…)

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Visions of a City: Printed Views of 19th-Century New Orleans

May 20–August 15, 2015
Laura Simon Nelson Galleries
400 Chartres St.

The image of New Orleans as a network of streets clustered into the Mississippi River’s crescent is well established today, often appearing in logos and other insignia of local pride, but such place-based branding was a rarity until recently. Before the advent of Google Earth and, before that, mass-media photography, people relied on illustrations to show them the world from afar.


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The Anne and Dick Stephens Collection of Louisiana Decoys and Wildfowl Artifacts

Now on view
533 Royal St.

The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to announce the donation of more than 300 hand-carved decoys and other works of art by southeastern Louisianan craftsmen. (more…)

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THNOC exhibition at Louisiana Children’s Museum

Tues–Sat, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. • Sun, noon–4:30 p.m.
420 Julia Street

The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to announce a new collaboration with the Louisiana Children’s Museum. Expanding on LCM’s current architecture exhibit, a new display located on the second floor will teach children ages 4 through 10 about 19th-century life in the French Quarter through recreations of some of THNOC’s properties. (more…)