Calendar | September 2018


  • 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

    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.


  • 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. 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

    This permanent exhibition presents a narrative of the state’s history using art and artifacts that date from precolonial history through Hurricane Katrina.

  • 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.