Events

Exhibitions

Spotlights

Current Exhibitions

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Clarence John Laughlin and His Contemporaries: A Picture and a Thousand Words

November 15, 2016–March 25, 2017
Williams Research Center
410 Chartres St.

A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905–1985) began his career as photographer in the 1930s, eventually emerging as one of America’s pioneers in surrealist and experimental photography. (more…)

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Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825–1925

September 23, 2016–April 9, 2017
533 Royal St.

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, New Orleans was at the center of a crisscrossing network of global trade routes. (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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The Seignouret-Brulatour House: A New Chapter

Now on view.
533 Royal St.

When New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial in 2018, the Seignouret-Brulatour House at 520 Royal Street will enter a new chapter in its long and varied existence. (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…)