New Orleans Entertainment: George and Leah McKenna Museum of African-American Art
George and Leah McKenna Museum of African-American Art
Housed in an 1860s Greek Revival mansion, this collection celebrating African-American culture features works by such artists as Henry Ossawa Tanner and Clementine Hunter. $5 adults, $3 seniors/students, $2 ages 6-12, free under 6. Open Th-Sa, 11 am-4 pm.
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- 1.81 miles NE - Drop in Tours with Dr. Charles Chamberlain / Louisiana State Museums / Every Wednesday / Join Museum Historian Dr. Charles Chamberlain on a journey through time in the historic Cabildo . The Cabildo's historic collection contains some of the finest and oldest artifacts documenting Louisiana history, from early Native American settlement through Reconstruction in the 1870s. Some of the highlights include Napoleon's death mask, and a visit to the Sala Capitular, where the Louisiana Purchase transfer occurred in 1803. There's also a large mural-size painting depicting the 1815 Battle of New Orleans, along with the original field drum used by Jordan Noble, a 13 year-old war hero.