Events

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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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The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City

August 22, 2015–January 9, 2016
Laura Simon Nelson Galleries, 400 Chartres St.

The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with the release of the new book and exhibition The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City, featuring the haunting black-and-white images of New Orleans–based photographer David G. Spielman. His photographs, seventy-seven of which are featured in the exhibition, chronicle the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina and the arrested processes of rebuilding and recovery that persist in many neighborhoods.

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It’s Only Natural: Flora and Fauna in Louisiana Decorative Arts

July 29–November 28, 2015
WRC, 410 Chartres St.

The  exhibition It’s Only Natural: Flora and Fauna in Louisiana Decorative Arts, running in conjunction with the 2015 New Orleans Antiques Forum, celebrates the use of natural motifs on objects made or used in Louisiana. (more…)

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Rolland Golden’s Hurricane Katrina Series: A Selection

July 29, 2015–January 16, 2016
WRC, 410 Chartres St.

Many of the creative and artistic residents of New Orleans responded to Hurricane Katrina with bodies of work that used the storm as their subjects. Rolland Golden (b. 1931) is such an artist. (more…)

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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…)