Calendar | Sunday, November 29, 2020

Exhibitions

  • Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, Breaux Bridge; 1974; © Douglas Baz and Charles H. Traub; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2019.0362.107

    Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, Breaux Bridge; 1974; © Douglas Baz and Charles H. Traub; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2019.0362.107

    September 8, 2020 to January 17, 2021

    Never before exhibited in such a large group, the images in Cajun Document illuminate the cultural threads woven through southern Louisiana at a liminal time in its history.

  • Dauphine Street; 1963; acrylic on cardboard by Rolland Golden (1931–2019); gift of Rolland Harve Golden, given in memory of Edith Long, 1997.64

    September 8, 2020 to September 1, 2021

    Through 22 individual pieces, this exhibition features artists from around the world who have worked to capture and share their impressions of New Orleans’s most iconic and historic neighborhood.

  • September 8, 2020 to March 7, 2021

    A 1,500-square-foot multimedia art installation by artist Susan Gisleson, "Land of Dreams" is “a love letter to a New Orleans summer.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.