Join us for our Summer Social

On June 7, we’ll open the doors of our 1830s Creole cottage to members, neighbors, and friends. Come on over for a drink on us!

At Home in the Vieux Carré: April 5, 2019

Our springtime events have been truly magical, so get ready for our next At Home in the Vieux Carré! This charming bracket shotgun double overlooking Cabrini Park will be hosted by owners Jane Cooper and Bob Heaps.

At Home in the Vieux Carré: March 22, 2019

Please join us for another At Home in the Vieux Carré! This beautifully renovated Creole townhouse features a cozy courtyard, a sunroom, and a balcony featuring stunning views of the Quarter and CBD.

At Home in the Vieux Carré: December 14, 2018

Please join us for the At Home in the Vieux Carré season kickoff: Holiday Edition! There will be a cozy house, plenty of food, wine and bubbles, and a farewell speech by our outgoing Executive Director, Meg Lousteau.

Sustainable travel expert Costas Christ to speak at Morrison Lecture

Sustainable travel expert Costas Christ to speak at Morrison Lecture   Biennial lecture on advances in historic preservation presented by VCPORA, Vieux Carré Commission Foundation, and THNOC   Globetrotting journalist Costas Christ will explore the topic of sustainable tourism at the biennial Jacob Haight and Mary Meek Morrison Memorial Lecture at The Historic New Orleans Collection on Saturday, June 30. The talk, “How Sustainable Tourism is Transforming the Global Travel Industry and What that Means for New Orleans” will take place at 2 p.m. at THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Registration is open on the event page at hnoc.org or by calling (504) 598-7146. The World Travel and Tourism Council labeled sustainable tourism one of the most significant transformations in the history of modern travel. Calling for travelers to create a positive impact on local populations, sustainable tourism advocates emphasize the protection of cultural and natural heritage, social and economic well-being of local people and environmentally-friendly practices. In this presentation, Christ will provide a window into this development and how it is changing the landscape of the modern tourism industry. Costas Christ has traveled to more than 130 countries across six continents. He is an award-winning writer and editor for National Geographic Traveler, and serves as National Geographic’s senior advisor for sustainable tourism. His articles and essays have appeared in national and international publications including the New York Times, Boston Globe and Sunday Times of London, and he has garnered numerous awards and nominations. The lecture is presented by Vieux Carré Property Owners, Residents and Associates Inc., the Vieux Carré Commission...

The Vieux Carré at 300: Grace King

  Grace King and New Orleans: The Place and the People of Her Roots (and Ours) presented by Dr. Miki Pfeffer   Wednesday| May 30, 2018 5:30 reception | 6 pm presentation Beauregard-Keyes House | 1113 Chartres  Seating is limited RSVP on facebook These events are free and open to the public and will take place monthly on weekdays.  Many thanks to the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, their Keep it 300 program, and Union Pacific Railroad for their support of this series. For more opportunities to support our education efforts, please contact info@vcpora.org or bkeyeshouse@gmail.com....