Calendar | September 2018

Events

  • One-sheet poster for The Buccaneer; 1958; New Orleans and Louisiana in Film Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2012.0093.4

    One-sheet poster for The Buccaneer; 1958; New Orleans and Louisiana in Film Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2012.0093.4

    September 19, 2018
    On the occasion of the film’s 60th anniversary, THNOC will present a screening of Cecil B. DeMille’s New Orleans-set “The Buccaneer” (1958), starring Yul Brynner and Charlton Heston.
  • September 22, 2018
    On Saturday, Sept. 22, THNOC will be among 25 Louisiana museums participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! 2018, offering free admission to anyone who downloads an online ticket.
  • La cracovienne: du ballet la gipsy; 1840s; Robert Nicholas Charles Bochsa, composer; Jacques Herz, arranger; Fanny Elssler, performance artist; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 93-196-RL.9

    La cracovienne: du ballet la gipsy; 1840s; Robert Nicholas Charles Bochsa, composer; Jacques Herz, arranger; Fanny Elssler, performance artist; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 93-196-RL.9

    September 8, 2018
    Join THNOC as we trace the history of dance performance in New Orleans from the mid-18th century to the early 20th century.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Louisiana's first Black Lieutenant Governor, Oscar James Dunn

    Louisiana's first Black Lieutenant Governor, Oscar James Dunn. Image courtesy of Amistad Research Center.

    June 1, 2018 to December 8, 2018
    Presented by the New Orleans Arts & Culture Coalition
  • 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

    CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.
  • 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.