Calendar | May 2017

Events

  • Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans

    Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans by Pamela D. Arceneaux, with a foreword by Emily Epstein Landau | published by The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2017 | $50 | hardcover | 160 pp.
    320 color images

    May 3, 2017

    “Guidebooks to Sin” author Pamela D. Arceneaux to speak and sign books at Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library

  • Caillot Circle
    May 11, 2017

    Members of THNOC's Cailllot Circle, a new membership group for young professionals, are invited to learn about new opportunities with the group and enjoy a private viewing of the new exhibition.

  • Sweet Olive String Band

    Sweet Olive String Band

    May 19, 2017

    The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular outdoor music series Concerts in the Courtyard continues its 10th season on Friday, May 19, with a performance from the Sweet Olive String Band.

  • Blue Star Museums
    May 29, 2017 to September 3, 2017

    The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to once again participate in Blue Star Museums, a program to show appreciation for US military personnel and their families.

Exhibitions

  • 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 exhibition revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans’s former red-light district a century after its closing.

  • 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).

  • The Spring Fiesta Art Show; 1941; oil on canvas by Clarence Millet (1897–1959); The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Laura Simon Nelson, 1996.122.1

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    May 2, 2017 to November 4, 2017

    The Laura Simon Nelson Galleries will once again showcase selections from the extensive collection of Louisiana art donated to THNOC by Laura Simon Nelson.

  • June 14, 2016 to December 31, 2017

    On June 14, 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.

  • 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

    January 1, 2000 to January 1, 2030

    The Louisiana History Galleries, described by Frommer’s New Orleans as “the best introduction to the city that a visitor can get.”

  • January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2018

    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.