Calendar | Saturday, September 8, 2018

Events

  • La cracovienne: du ballet la gipsy; 1840s; Robert Nicholas Charles Bochsa, composer; Jacques Herz, arranger; Fanny Elssler, performance artist; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 93-196-RL.9

    La cracovienne: du ballet la gipsy; 1840s; Robert Nicholas Charles Bochsa, composer; Jacques Herz, arranger; Fanny Elssler, performance artist; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 93-196-RL.9

    September 8, 2018

    Join THNOC as we trace the history of dance performance in New Orleans from the mid-18th century to the early 20th century.

Exhibitions

  • A tricentennial-themed artwork by Robin Reynolds

    A detail from New Orleans: Between Heaven and Hell

    The colored pen-and-ink work—measuring three feet by six feet—is a view of an American city, held aloft by parading figures from throughout its 300-year history.

  • Louisiana's first Black Lieutenant Governor, Oscar James Dunn

    Louisiana's first Black Lieutenant Governor, Oscar James Dunn. Image courtesy of Amistad Research Center.

    June 1, 2018 to December 8, 2018

    Presented by the New Orleans Arts & Culture Coalition

  • A Plantation Burial; 1860; oil on canvas by John Antrobus; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1960.46

    A Plantation Burial; 1860; oil on canvas by John Antrobus; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1960.46

    This permanent exhibition presents a narrative of the state’s history using art and artifacts that date from precolonial history through Hurricane Katrina.

  • 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.