Calendar | Tuesday, October 30, 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

    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.

  • Le Commerce que les Indiens du Mexique Font avec les François au Port de Missisipi

    Le Commerce que les Indiens du Mexique Font avec les François au Port de Missisipi; between 1719 and 1721; copperplate engraving with watercolor by François-Gérard Jollain; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1952.3 

    October 30, 2018

    A lecture on the greatest financial fraudster of all time by Jim Chanos presented for members of THNOC and The National WWII Museum.

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.