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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.