Calendar | August 2019

Events

  • Free tours are available for New Orleans Museum Month
    August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
  • Joseph Fortuné Meyer between 1918 and 1927; postcard 1993.129.6

    Joseph Fortuné Meyer (detail); between 1918 and 1927; postcard; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1993.129.6

    August 17, 2019

    The third of the 2019 series of quarterly Saturday lectures for THNOC members, highlighting decorative arts at The Historic New Orleans Collection

  • "Art of the City" family day
  • Caillot Circle Summer Wines and Rare Finds
  • Art of the City exhibition title graphic
    August 24, 2019 to September 14, 2019

    presented in conjunction with Art of the City: Postmodern to Post-Katrina, presented by The Helis Foundation

  • Culture Colllision 11 will feature dozens of cultural organizations from around New Orleans
    August 28, 2019
  • Vengeance: A Novel cover
    August 28, 2019

    Susan Larson hosts a monthly conversation with authors, artists, and audience members

  • August 31, 2019

    "Drag Queen Brunch" by Poppy Tooker with Sam Hanna

  • We are a Blue Star Museum
    May 19, 2019 to September 1, 2019

    Present either a Geneva Conventions CAC ID or a DD Form 1173 ID card to receive free admission.

  • Curator Camp
    July 29, 2019 to August 2, 2019

    During this week-long camp, participants will go behind the scenes and get hands-on experience in curating an exhibition.

  • Fancy Footwork

    Shoes; ca. 1740; manufactured in London; worn in New England; brocaded silk; yellow silk binding; ivory silk faille with yellow satin stripe (tongue lining); leather (sole and bottom of shoe); linen (lining), paper(label); courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, purchase partially funded by Margie and Harold Gill, Kimberly Ivey, Linda Baumgarten and John Watson, and Liza and Wallace Gusler in memory of MildredLanier, 2008-139, 1 & 2

    August 1, 2019 to August 4, 2019

    Experienced and novice antiques collectors gain valuable advice from experts across a range of specialties at this annual event.

  • House of the Good Shepherd, Classroom; original image created 1955 by Charles L. Franck Photographers; later print created between 1979 and 1983 by Nancy Ewing Miner; the Charles L. Franck Studio Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.325.2276

    House of the Good Shepherd, Classroom; original image created 1955 by Charles L. Franck Photographers; later print created between 1979 and 1983 by Nancy Ewing Miner; the Charles L. Franck Studio Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.325.2276

  • THNOC oral historian Mark Cave interviews artist Robert Tannen

    THNOC oral historian Mark Cave interviews artist Robert Tannen

    August 10, 2019

    presented in conjunction with Art of the City: Postmodern to Post-Katrina, presented by The Helis Foundation

  • Self-portrait (detail); 1977; watercolor by Leo Meiersdorff; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Elizabeth Himel Killeen, 2006.0154.6

    Self-portrait (detail); 1977; watercolor by Leo Meiersdorff; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Elizabeth Himel Killeen, 2006.0154.6

    August 14, 2019

    Pianist Peter Collins performs work by local composers including Ellis Marsalis, Roger Dickerson, Jay Weigel, Steven Danker, and others.

Exhibitions

  • 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

    April 6, 2019 to October 6, 2019

    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.

  • Education galleries alphabet block

    The Education Galleries provide the The Historic New Orleans Collection’s first dedicated space for people of all ages to touch, see, smell, and hear the awe-inspiring culture of the city.

  • Aerial view of Jackson Square

    Jackson Square; ca. 1965; photograph by Ralph Lincks; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1974.25.14.177

    The French Quarter Galleries explore how and why the neighborhood developed, how life has been lived here by various populations in different times, and how the legacies that remain shape our lives.

  • 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.