Historic New Orleans Collection

Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Even 300 Years Ago, A 'Frat Boy' Ran Amok In New Orleans

Erin Greenwald spent five years translating and editing her latest book, available in conjunction with an exhibit at the Historic New Orleans Collection.
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In 2004, the Historic New Orleans Collection acquired a remarkable document written by Marc-Antoine Caillot a 21-year-old French adventurer who came to New Orleans almost 300 years ago. This travelogue, one of the most significant finds of its kind, has been translated into English and is now in print as a book.

On Notes from New Orleans Sharon Litwin talks to historian Erin Greenwald about this amazing and amusing documentation of life in French Colonial New Orleans.

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Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
6:34 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Envisioning Louisiana: A Live Simulcast and Webcast

Join WWNO Wednesday night for a special live simulcast of the LPO concert event Envisioning Louisiana, conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto.

The Louisiana Philharmonic, in collaboration with The Historic New Orleans Collection, presents a musical exploration of how composers have envisioned Louisiana's natural environment and how cultural exchanges between Europe and Louisiana have influenced music.

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Inside the Arts
11:50 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Something Old, Something New; The Yat Dictionary; Tekrema Center; Camilla Franklin

  


  


This week, on Inside the Arts, we’ll explore Something Old, Something New an exhibit of recent acquisitions at the Historic New Orleans Collection. We'll talk YAT with Chris Champagne and explore a cultural center that’s bringing a Hindu system of philosophy to the 9th Ward. Then, we'll spin a yarn with an English textile artist.

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Inside the Arts
1:30 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Something Old, Something New; Client Service; Artspace; UNO-St. Claude Gallery

This week on Inside the Arts, we'll explore Something Old, Something New, an exhibit of new acquisitions at the Historic New Orleans Collection.

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All Things New Orleans
7:46 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Poets, Politicians, Musicians, and Museums

What are the chances of Bobby Jindal becoming Mitt Romney's running mate? Just what exactly is the Historic New Orleans Collection? Where is America's newest poet laureate from? And can you remember song writer Bobby Charles' most memorable tune? We'll find out the answers on this edition of All Things New Orleans.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Tue July 24, 2012

HNOC Offers Gateway to the Past

The location of the Historic New Orleans Collection is the 1792 Merieult House, one of very few surviving buildings from the Spanish Colonial period in New Orleans.

Five blocks into the French Quarter on Royal Street you'll find a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. Although this institution is nearly 50 years old, it's often passed by tourists and locals alike.

On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin speaks with the director of this overlooked French  Quarter cultural experience.

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Louisiana Bicentennial
4:00 am
Mon January 30, 2012

Louisiana Bicentennial Shows Issues Resurfacing

As Louisiana begins marking its 200th anniversary of statehood, the Historic New Orleans Collection is planning events to highlight milestones, including a series of lectures to set the stage for reviewing Louisiana history while looking to the future.

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