Calendar | Wednesday, April 5, 2017


  • Louisiana Purchase Centennial Ball (detail); 1903; silver gelatin print by John N. Teunisson, photographer; THNOC, gift of George Schmidt in memory of Blance Ernestine Mouledoux, 2002.104

    April 5, 2017

    In the 1890s, the John Robichaux Orchestra was the premier society orchestra of New Orleans.


  • A. B. Griswold and Co. advertisement; by John William Orr, engraver; wood engraving from Jewell’s Crescent City Illustrated; New Orleans, 1874; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1951.41.23

    September 23, 2016 to April 9, 2017

    "Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825–1925" invites visitors to peer into 19th- and early 20th-century shop windows.

  • Postcard showing view of Storyville; New Orleans: C. B. Mason, [1904–8]; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.362.16


    April 5, 2017 to December 9, 2017

    This award-winning exhibition revived the sights and sounds of New Orleans’s former red-light district a century after its closing.

  • In 2017, THNOC unveiled a scale model of the forthcoming facility accompanied by a history of the 200-year-old property, as well as information about the in-progress construction.

  • 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.