Calendar | Saturday, August 3, 2019

Events

  • Free tours are available for New Orleans Museum Month
    August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
  • We are a Blue Star Museum
    May 19, 2019 to September 1, 2019

    Present either a Geneva Conventions CAC ID or a DD Form 1173 ID card to receive free admission.

  • Fancy Footwork

    Shoes; ca. 1740; manufactured in London; worn in New England; brocaded silk; yellow silk binding; ivory silk faille with yellow satin stripe (tongue lining); leather (sole and bottom of shoe); linen (lining), paper(label); courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, purchase partially funded by Margie and Harold Gill, Kimberly Ivey, Linda Baumgarten and John Watson, and Liza and Wallace Gusler in memory of MildredLanier, 2008-139, 1 & 2

    August 1, 2019 to August 4, 2019

    Experienced and novice antiques collectors gain valuable advice from experts across a range of specialties at this annual event.

Exhibitions

  • Original Tuxedo Jazz Band

    Original Tuxedo Jazz Band; between ca. 1925 and 1932; gelatin silver print; The William Russell Jazz Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, acquisition made possible by the Clarisse Claiborne Grima Fund, 92-48-L.218

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    January 19, 2019 to August 4, 2019

    The music of New Orleans is the living product of dynamic cultural interactions played out over centuries in this diverse southern port city.

  • Cityscape; 1987; gouache on paper by Krista Jurisich; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Judith L. Jurisich, 2017.0021

    Cityscape; 1987; gouache on paper by Krista Jurisich; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Judith L. Jurisich, 2017.0021

    April 6, 2019 to October 6, 2019

    History and contemporary art will interact to refresh perceptions of the city in the inaugural exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection’s new Seignouret-Brulatour Building.

  • Aerial view of Jackson Square

    Jackson Square; ca. 1965; photograph by Ralph Lincks; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1974.25.14.177

    The French Quarter Galleries explore how and why the neighborhood developed, how life has been lived here by various populations in different times, and how the legacies that remain shape our lives.

  • Education galleries alphabet block

    The Education Galleries provide the The Historic New Orleans Collection’s first dedicated space for people of all ages to touch, see, smell, and hear the awe-inspiring culture of the city.

  • 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.