Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Fishing in the flooded Bonnet Carré Spillway with moored tankers in background, near Norco (detail); 2015; © Richard Sexton; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2015.0364.51

    Fishing in the flooded Bonnet Carré Spillway with moored tankers in background, near Norco (detail); 2015; © Richard Sexton; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2015.0364.51

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    September 17, 2019 to April 5, 2020

    "Enigmatic Stream," opening September 2019, features more than one hundred black-and-white photographs by Richard Sexton, accented by other materials drawn from and inspired by the Mississippi River.

  • Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, and Presbytère; between October 1848 and February 1849; pencil and watercolor on paper; by Gaston de Pontalba; courtesy of Baron de Pontalba

    Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, and Presbytère; between October 1848 and February 1849; pencil and watercolor on paper; by Gaston de Pontalba; courtesy of Baron de Pontalba

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    October 29, 2019 to February 2, 2020

    Gaston de Pontalba’s drawings capture the family’s voyage from France, the houses in which they lived, the nearby plantations they visited, and their summer travels.

  • Sugar Bowl trophy; 1825 or 1826; sterling silver by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard (London); courtesy of the Sugar Bowl, LI-000138

    Sugar Bowl trophy; 1825 or 1826; sterling silver by Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard (London); courtesy of the Sugar Bowl, LI-000138

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    November 19, 2019 to March 8, 2020

    Drawing upon THNOC’s rich sports-related holdings and enhanced by loans from local collections, Crescent City Sport tells 20 tales of sporting life and civic communion in New Orleans.