Recent Exhibits

Once Upon a Canvas: Exploring Fairy Tale Illustrations from 1870-1942

A student-run exhibition of fairy tale illustrations from Tulane’s Special Collections and from the Amoss Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library; in conjunction with the course “GERM 3670: Grimm Reckonings, The Development of the German Fairy Tale,” offered during the Spring semester 2013by the

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Early New Orleans Jazz Posters

The Early New Orleans Jazz Posters exhibit from the Hogan Jazz Archive offers a rare glimpse at music and society in New Orleans at the turn of the twentieth century. Through a series of posters advertising various social events, one can see firsthand the strong connection between the formation of Jazz and the Social

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Charlee LaChatte and Friends: Collecting Cats at Tulane

This exhibit is meant to explore and celebrate the cat collections at Tulane. While it may seem unusual to have such objects in university collections, it should not surprise us that artists and writers have responded to human interest in the subject. In the cases in this room you will find a selection of the books

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This online exhibit is sponsored by The Latin American Library (LAL) at Tulane University. In September 2013, Erika Diettes exhibited samples of her work in the LAL gallery in conjunction with the Library’s annual Open House. SHROUDS (Sudarios)is the result of multiple theoretical concerns, an infinity of technical

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People and Places

The photographs of Abbye A. Gorin 1937 to 2000

Music Illustrated: The Songbooks of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band

An exhibition featuring photographs of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band's songbooks and publications spanning the career of their founder and cornetist Dominic James "Nick" LaRocca.

The Treasures of Tulane

Preserving Louisiana's Legacy Did you know that the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) preserves letters of George and Martha Washington, John Jay’s commission as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and William Faulkner’s hand-written and illustrated manuscript ofMayday? LaRC’s archival program

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Riverboats and Jazz

This exhibit, prepared by Hogan Jazz Archive Curator Bruce Boyd Raeburn, explores the fascinating history of jazz played on the Mississippi River. Selections detail the rise and fall of the riverboat excursion, and the impact the engagements had on the careers of early New Orleans jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong and

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Italian Literary Patriotism: From the Enlightenment to the Risorgimento

Curated by Linda L. Carroll, Jacklyn Grambush, Rachel Hullett, and Teresa Russo, this exhibit arose from the breadth and depth both of Tulane University's holdings in this area and of the Italian literary patriotic experience. Over the course of the eighteenth century, Enlightenment ideals of individual dignity and

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