November 6, 2013–April 5, 2014
Laura Simon Nelson Galleries, 400 Chartres St.
In 1993, long before the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War—upon which we, as a nation, are now reflecting—A. J. Meek, professor of photography at Louisiana State University, presented a proposal to the university’s council of research stating a desire to photograph the 384 documented Civil War battlefield sites at the same time of year the battles were fought. (more…)
October 1, 2013–March 9, 2014
533 Royal St.
New Orleans, the largest and most prosperous city in the antebellum Deep South, spent the Civil War in fetters. (more…)
Nov. 26, 2013–March 29, 2014
WRC, 410 Chartres St.
Presented in conjunction with PhotoNOLA 2013, this exhibition traces the evolution of the photographic method from the 1840s to the present day.
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…)
Basin Street Station
501 Basin Street
In conjunction with The Historic New Orleans Collection’s 2007 exhibition Four Hundred Years of French Presence in Louisiana, the Minister of Culture and Communication of France presented a model of the French Quarter as it would have appeared in about 1915 to the people of New Orleans. (more…)