Calendar | Wednesday, September 19, 2018


  • One-sheet poster for The Buccaneer; 1958; New Orleans and Louisiana in Film Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2012.0093.4

    September 19, 2018

    On the occasion of the film’s 60th anniversary, THNOC will present a screening of Cecil B. DeMille’s New Orleans-set “The Buccaneer” (1958), starring Yul Brynner and Charlton Heston.


  • 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. 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

    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.