Calendar | April 2017

Events

  • Louisiana Purchase Centennial Ball (detail); 1903; silver gelatin print by John N. Teunisson, photographer; THNOC, gift of George Schmidt in memory of Blance Ernestine Mouledoux, 2002.104

    April 5, 2017

    In the 1890s, the John Robichaux Orchestra was the premier society orchestra of New Orleans.

  • Social Bicycles

    April 11, 2017

    A representative from the Mayor’s office will discuss the new bicycle share program, Social Bicycles, slated to launch this fall.

  • Garden Legacy
    by Mary Louise Mossy Christovich and Roulhac Bunkley Toledano
    with a foreword by S. Frederick Starr
    published by The Historic New Orleans Collection
    hardcover • 8 1/2" x 11" • 276 pp.
    240 color images, 22 b/w images
    $49.95 • ISBN 978-0-917860-72-0

    April 12, 2017

    THNOC celebrates the release of Garden Legacy with authors Mary Louise Mossy Christovich and Roulhac Bunkley Toledano.

  • Garden Legacy

    by Mary Louise Mossy Christovich and Roulhac Bunkley Toledano

    with a foreword by S. Frederick Starr

    published by The Historic New Orleans Collection

    hardcover • 8 1/2" x 11" • 276 pp.

    240 color images, 22 b/w images

    $49.95 • ISBN 978-0-917860-72-0

    April 18, 2017

    Authors Mary Louise Mossy Christovich and Roulhac Bunkley Toledano will sign copies of Garden Legacy at Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania Street, on Tuesday, April 18.

  • La Belle, The Ship that Changed History

    April 19, 2017

    Professional archaeologist Jim Bruseth will discuss how archaeologists from the Texas Historical Commission located and excavated the ship La Belle.

  • Dana Abbott; photograph by K & D Photography

    April 17, 2017

    The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular outdoor music series Concerts in the Courtyard continues its 10th season on Friday, April 21, with a performance from the Dana Abbott Band.

Exhibitions

  • Poster for 1988 Jazz Jamboree Festival in Warsaw, Poland; 1988; offset lithogragh by Waldemar Świerzy; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Fritz Daguillard, 2017.0003.4

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    April 21, 2017 to December 30, 2017

    Giants of Jazz: Art Posters by Waldemar Świerzy from the Daguillard Collection highlights THNOC’s new collection of jazz posters made by the Polish artist Waldemar Świerzy (1931–2013).

  • A. B. Griswold and Co. advertisement; by John William Orr, engraver; wood engraving from Jewell’s Crescent City Illustrated; New Orleans, 1874; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1951.41.23

    September 23, 2016 to April 9, 2017

    "Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825–1925" invites visitors to peer into 19th- and early 20th-century shop windows.

  • Postcard showing view of Storyville; New Orleans: C. B. Mason, [1904–8]; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.362.16

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    April 5, 2017 to December 9, 2017

    This award-winning exhibition revived the sights and sounds of New Orleans’s former red-light district a century after its closing.

  • In 2017, THNOC unveiled a scale model of the forthcoming facility accompanied by a history of the 200-year-old property, as well as information about the in-progress construction.

  • 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.