The Changing Geographies of New Orleans

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Join us Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. for a discussion about the ever-changing landscape of New Orleans and the ways in which our lives have shaped and been shaped by the city’s unique topography. Panelists Rebecca Snedeker, Craig Colten, and Claire Anderson,... More Information

Cha Wa Grammy Nominated Band

Friday, February 15, 2019

From the funk-laced beats and bass-heavy sousaphone blasts that kick off their album “Spyboy” to the gritty warmth of singer J’Wan Boudreaux’s voice, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best... More Information

It's Carnival Time in Louisiana

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Families of children with autism and developmental disabilities are invited to the Louisiana State Museum to celebrate carnival in style! On Saturday, February 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Presbytere will open early to minimize crowds and exhibit... More Information

Sun Print Sunday

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Join the Louisiana State Museum for a morning of art making and gallery exploration at the Cabildo. Artist Natasha Sanchez will lead families in creating cyanotypes, or sun prints, in the courtyard. Using the exhibits as inspiration, participants can make... More Information

David Knox: Civil War Imagery in 21st Century Photography

Sunday, February 17, 2019

For New Orleans-based photographer David Knox, the past resides in the present in many forms - land, crops, architecture, and people. In his most recent body of work, he combines historical images from the American Civil War with his own photographs to... More Information


Friday, March 15, 2019

In a career that spans more than fifty years, Deacon John Moore has endured as one of New Orleans' most talented and most adaptive performers. In the 1960s, Deacon, as a guitarist, began to play on recording sessions with Allen Toussaint, Dave Bartholomew... More Information

Big Charity documentary

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Friends of the Cabildo Film Series will bring some of the best films and documentaries that highlight New Orleans and Louisiana people, places and culture. Join us for an educational movie-watching experience in the New Orleans Jazz Museum’s 3rd Floor... More Information

Jazz Meditation at the New Orleans Jazz Museum

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Apr 20 2019 except Sat Apr 13 2019.
Saturday, March 23, 2019, Saturday, March 30, 2019, Saturday, April 6, 2019, Saturday, April 20, 2019

Join us in a peaceful, mindful exploration of guided meditation and gentle yoga. All on the beautiful 3rd floor of the New Orleans Jazz Museum, while listening to the resonant sounds of Miles, Curried Jazz, and George Winston. no experience necessary.... More Information

Cori Walters Drumsville

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Bringing the Drumsville! exhibit to life, outstanding drummer Cori Walters will perform and share her perspective on New Orleans drumming. Join us Wednesday, March 27 from 2 to 3pm in the third floor Performance Arts Center at the New Orleans Jazz Museum... More Information

A Conversation with Nate Chinen and David Kunian

Friday, March 29, 2019

In jazz parlance, “playing changes” refers to an improviser’s resourceful path through a chord progression. In Playing Changes: Jazz For the New Century(Pantheon), critic Nate Chinen builds on that idea, taking us through the key artists, concepts and... More Information