Calendar | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Events

  • Death Riding on a Red Fish; 1974; woodblock on paper mounted on canvas by Ben Smith, printmaker; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Eugene C. Daymude, 2010.0187

    October 2, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    The Historic New Orleans Collection is resurrecting its special Halloween-themed tour of its Louisiana History Galleries Oct. 2–31.

Exhibitions

  • 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.