Calendar | March 2018


  • Thomas Jayne

    Thomas Jayne

    March 3, 2018

    Thomas Jayne will discuss and sign his new release, “Classical Principles for Modern Design Lessons from Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman’s The Decoration of Houses” (The Monacelli Press, 2018).

  • March 8, 2018 to March 11, 2018

    . Daytime lectures and panel discussions will explore historical and cultural topics, with special evening programming and musical events at venues across the city.

  • Block Party
    March 9, 2018

    A block party following the Friday, March 9, sessions of “Making New Orleans Home: A Tricentennial Symposium” commemorating New Orleans’s 300th anniversary featuring live performances.

  • Davide Mariano

    Davide Mariano; photograph © Hiroharuo Takeda

    March 13, 2018

    A harpsichord concert featuring Davide Mariano, young-artist-in-residence at the St. Louis Cathedral

  • Free-blown French wine bottle

    Free-blown French wine bottle; between 1725 and 1750; glass; manufactured in France; recovered from 400 Chartres Street, 16OR467; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2014.0008.2.1

    March 20, 2018

    A discussion featuring archaeologists D. Ryan Gray, Michael Godzinski, and Elizabeth Williams

  • Erin M. Greenwald

    Erin M. Greenwald

    March 27, 2018

    Historian Erin M. Greenwald will offer a presentation on the formative role Africans played in the cultural, economic and physical development of early New Orleans.


  • Le Missisipi ou la Louisiane dans l’Amérique Septentrionale

    Le Missisipi ou la Louisiane dans l’Amérique Septentrionale; ca. 1720; hand-colored engraving by François Chéreau; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1959.210


    February 27, 2018 to May 27, 2018

    This exhibition will bring together a vast array of rare artifacts from THNOC’s holdings and from institutions across Europe and North America to tell the stories of the city’s early days.

  • 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.

  • Installation of bells in the French Quarter
    January 1, 2018 to June 3, 2018

    The work, which positions ringing brass bells around the French Quarter, was the first program offered in conjunction with THNOC’s exhibition "Art of the City"

  • 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.