Calendar | January 2019

Events

  • January 6, 2019

    Caillot Circle members will be celebrating the kickoff of the 2019 Carnival Season on Sunday, January 6, by joining in the traditional champagne toast to the Krewe of Jeanne d’Arc.

  • French Market and Red Store; between 1841 and 1844; oil on canvas by Louis Dominique Grandjean Develle; The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection, THNOC, 1948.1

    French Market and Red Store; between 1841 and 1844; oil on canvas by Louis Dominique Grandjean Develle; The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection, THNOC, 1948.1

    January 19, 2019

    The 2019 Williams Research Center Symposium focuses on the fascinating history of New Orleans’s French Quarter.

Exhibitions

  • Twelfth Night Revelers pageant design; created for January 6, 1871; watercolor by Charles Briton; THNOC, 1975.117.9

    Twelfth Night Revelers pageant design; created for January 6, 1871; watercolor by Charles Briton; THNOC, 1975.117.9

    January 6, 2019 to March 1, 2019

    The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular Carnival-themed tour returns this year to the Louisiana History Galleries.

  • Original Tuxedo Jazz Band

    Original Tuxedo Jazz Band; between ca. 1925 and 1932; gelatin silver print; The William Russell Jazz Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, acquisition made possible by the Clarisse Claiborne Grima Fund, 92-48-L.218

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    January 19, 2019 to August 4, 2019

    The music of New Orleans is the living product of dynamic cultural interactions played out over centuries in this diverse southern port city.

  • Cityscape; 1987; gouache on paper by Krista Jurisich; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Judith L. Jurisich, 2017.0021

    Cityscape; 1987; gouache on paper by Krista Jurisich; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Judith L. Jurisich, 2017.0021

    History and contemporary art will interact to refresh perceptions of the city in the inaugural exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection’s new Seignouret-Brulatour Building.

  • 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

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

  • Purchased Lives panel exhibition

    The Historic New Orleans Collection presents a panel version of "Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865" at its Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street.

  • 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.