Current Exhibitions



 



Pieces of History

Pieces of History

Ten Years of Decorative Arts Fieldwork

Decorative arts objects—furniture, home furnishings, and the tools of daily life—carry the stories of the people who made and used them. The exhibition Pieces of History showcases ten years of collecting these stories.



Dancing in the Streets

Dancing in the Streets

Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs of New Orleans

Dancing in the Streets brings together historical photography tracing the history of the tradition, regalia from club members and the artisans who make it, interviews with longtime members, and contemporary images depicting the beauty and power of second line parades.



French Quarter Life

French Quarter Life:

People and Places in the Vieux Carré

Through 22 individual pieces, this exhibition features artists from around the world who have worked to capture and share their impressions of New Orleans’s most iconic and historic neighborhood.