The Orléans Collection

Historian Joan DeJean to lecture about New Orleans’ connection to Philippe II, Duke of Orléans

In conjunction with The Orleans Collection exhibition, historian Joan DeJean will present a lecture titled “Champs-Elysées: Building Paris, Building New Orleans” on Thursday, November 29 at 6 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Vanessa Schmid, NOMA’s Senior Research Curator of European Art, spoke with professor DeJean in advance of the talk. Read More

NOMA reunites masterpieces from the Duke of Orléans Collection

In celebration of the city of New Orleans’ Tricentennial in 2018, the New Orleans Museum of Art will present The Orleans Collection, an exhibition of selections from the magnificent collection of the city’s namesake, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1689-1723). Universally praised during his lifetime, the exceptional collection was comprised of some of the most important works in the history of art. Read More