Events

Exhibitions

Spotlights

Upcoming Exhibitions

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Storyville: Madams and Music

April 5–December 2, 2017
Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St.

Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans’s former red-light district a century after its closing. Using a diverse display of photographs, maps, postcards, contemporary objects, and the infamous blue books that served as directories to the District’s prostitutes, the exhibition encourages a better understanding of the music, people, and businesses that shaped the complicated legacies of Storyville. (more…)

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A Most Significant Gift: The Laura Simon Nelson Collection

May 2–November 4, 2017
LSN Galleries, 400 Chartres St.

The Laura Simon Nelson Galleries will once again showcase selections from the extensive collection of Louisiana art donated to THNOC by Laura Simon Nelson. (more…)

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Purchased Lives exhibition to travel

Exhibition on domestic slave
trade to visit 10 Louisiana sites

The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to announce that it has received three grants totaling more than $340,000 to support its recent exhibition on the domestic slave trade traveling in different formats to host sites around the country. (more…)

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Giants of Jazz: Art Posters and Lithographs by Waldemar Swierzy from the Daguillard Collection

April 21–December 17, 2017
533 Royal Street

Giants of Jazz: Art Posters and Lithographs by Waldemar Swierzy from the Daguillard Collection highlights THNOC’s new collection of jazz posters made by the Polish artist Waldemar Swierzy (1931–2013). (more…)