The Vieux Carré at 300:
New Perspectives on an Old Neighborhood
Join VCPORA and the Beauregard-Keyes House throughout 2018 for a series of engaging lectures and events, shining a light on the untold stories of the Vieux Carré. We’ll discuss the roles of various groups in shaping the French Quarter: from women, to immigrant groups, to the LGBT community, and more. Other topics include traditional craftsmen and even bananas!
Join us this Thursday for “Rosebloom and Pure White,” Or So It Seemed, presented by Dr. Mary Niall Mitchell. A discussion of race and slavery in antebellum New Orleans exploring how the circulation of images of local enslaved children influenced national public opinion during the Civil Warread more
Neighborhood leaders Nathan Chapman and Keith Hardie will host a dynamic evening on the nuts and bolts of civic advocacy. March 28th and the Beauregard Keyes House. Many more details to come!read more
Did you know that America’s first sustained civil rights movement started in the Vieux Carré over 150 years ago? Drawing from years of groundbreaking research into L’Union and the New Orleans Tribune, Mark Roudané will feature extracts from the newspapers to shine light on this little-known history of resistance and achievement.read more
Kick off your Tricentennial education next Tuesday, January 23rd, with “100 Years of Preservation in the French Quarter: This Didn’t Happen By Chance” presented by John Stubbs, Director of Tulane University’s Master of Preservation Studies Programread more