New Orleans music historian Jack Stewart will explore the lives of Italian-Americans in the French Quarter through the lens of famed 20th century sound engineer and FQ business owner Cosimo Matassa.
Commemorating both VCPORA’s 80th birthday and the City’s 300th birthday, this special event will feature a silent auction, live music, food provided by our presenting sponsor Creole Cuisine, and picturesque views of the French Quarter from inside the historic Cabildo.
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 War
Please join us for the final At Home in the Vieux Carré of this season! We’ve got a gorgeous house, perfect spring weather, a full menu (including homemade brisket!), wine and bubbles, plus a specialty cocktail from our friends and neighbors at Bar Tonique.
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!
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.
Kick off the Carnival Season in style at this festive and fabulous home, which is quickly becoming one of our favorite Mardi Gras traditions!
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 Program
Join us this Friday, January 12th, at the Old Ursuline Convent as we reveal our lineup of events & programs celebrating the 300th birthday of New Orleans’ first neighborhood!
On the eve of the city’s, and the Vieux Carré’s, tricentennial celebration, we’ve been looking back at 2017. It was a very good year! And your continued support of our organization has been a major factor in making it one of our most successful years ever.