Calendar | May 2018

Events

  • James Booker, New Orleans Jazz Fest; 1978; by Michael P. Smith, photographer; © The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2007.0103.2.244

    James Booker, New Orleans Jazz Fest; 1978; by Michael P. Smith, photographer; © The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2007.0103.2.244

    May 3, 2018 to May 6, 2018

    Bring New Orleans history home with reproduction prints from The Historic New Orleans Collection & RequestAPrint

  • Robin Reynolds' pen-and-ink drawing of New Orleans and its history

    A detail from New Orleans: Between Heaven and Hell; courtesy of Robin Reynolds

    May 9, 2018

    New Orleans: Between Heaven and Hell, a new history-based work by UK artist Robin Reynolds, will debut Wednesday, May 9, at The Historic New Orleans Collection

  • Eddie L. Boyd

    Eddie Boyd

    May 12, 2018

    An afternoon of demonstrations by Eddie Boyd, former faculty member of the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

  • Piano; Knabe, Gaehle & Company; Baltimore; 1840–1860; CIS-2013-1122

    Piano; Knabe, Gaehle & Company; Baltimore; 1840–1860; CIS-2013-1122

    May 12, 2018

    The second of the 2018 Williams Decorative Arts Lectures presented exclusively for THNOC members.

  • [Map of Louisiana and the course of the Mississippi]

    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi
    [Map of Louisiana and the course of the Mississippi]

    1718; hand-colored engraving
    by Guillaume de L’Isle
    The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1959.43 i,ii

    May 22, 2018

    A lecture by Dennis Reinhartz, emeritus professor of history at the University of Texas at Arlington

  • May 29, 2018 to September 2, 2018

    THNOC will offer active-duty military and up to five immediate family members free admission to its Williams Residence tour and its Architecture and Courtyard tour.

Exhibitions

  • 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

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    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.

  • A tricentennial-themed artwork by Robin Reynolds

    A detail from New Orleans: Between Heaven and Hell

    The colored pen-and-ink work—measuring three feet by six feet—is a view of an American city, held aloft by parading figures from throughout its 300-year history.

  • 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.