Calendar | September 2017


  • Players Ella & Louie Tribute Band

    September 15, 2017

    The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular outdoor music series Concerts in the Courtyard kicks off its 10th fall season Friday, September 15, with the Players Ella & Louie Tribute Band.

  • September 23, 2017

    THNOC will be among 14 Louisiana museums participating in Smithsonian magazine's Museum Day Live! 2017, offering free admission for guided tours to anyone who downloads an online ticket.

  • Alexandre Moutouzkine; image courtesy of Kendra Jones Photography

    September 26, 2017

    A series of three programs celebrating Cuban music, September 26 - 29, 2017, presented by the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, the National Park Service, and THNOC.

  • The Original Creole Orchestra; 1912; The Charles L. Franck Studio Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.89.7339

    September 27, 2017

    a lecture by Bruce Boyd Raeburn

  • Pamela D. Arceneaux

  • 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.


  • 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


    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).

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


    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.

  • 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


    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.

  • 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.