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New Orleans Jazz artist Michaela Harrison, accompanied by Joy Clark, and Professor Courtney Desiree Morris of Penn State University's African American Studies provide musical responses and commentary to Tulane professor Mohan Ambikaipaker's newly released book.  Professor Ambikaipaker will also read ethnographic stories from the book that is about the lived experiences of racism and antiracist struggle in Britain.

Artist's Talk by Sally Heller, in conjunction with her exhibition, "Mind Over Mayhem," an installation created collaboratively with Tulane University studio art students.

This exhibition is supported by the Dorothy Beckemeyer Skau Art and Music Fund at the Newcomb College Institute.

A staged reading of the 1616 comic play "El juez de los divorcios" in a new English translation: a collaboration between the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of Theater and Dance

Please join us for an evening opening reception for the Southeastern Architectural Archive's new exhibit, The Laurel Valley Plantation Photographs of Philip M. Denman, Friday September 14, 5:30pm - 8:00pm. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. This event is being co-hosted with the Master of Preservation Studies Program, Tulane School of Architecture. Please see additional information below--

The Laurel Valley Plantation Photographs of Philip M. Denman

The Sacred Nine Singers perform:  Regret, Repent, Rejoice {Repeat}: the shockingly dogmatic life cycle that defines the antebellum shape-note tune book, Southern Harmony.  Please see for full details on the project and the concept.


Drop by the Newcomb Art Museum on Second Saturdays this fall for guided exhibition tours focusing on different themes present in the current tricentennial show, EMPIRE, led by different faculty and staff from Tulane.


On September 8, join Tulane professor Mohan Ambikaipaker for a critical race tour as he explores objects on view from the late 1800s and discusses the many historical questions and political dilemmas the entirety of this exhibition provokes given the continued unsettled racial context of New Orleans.


Free and open to all!

Opening reception for Talking Walls, a group art exhibition featuring the following artists:  Katrina Andry, Rachel Jones Deris, Harper Hair, Kaori Maeyama, Brooke Pickett, Julia Reyes, and Ashley Teamer.


As a legendary bandleader, educator, NEA Jazz Master, and patriarch of one of New Orleans' most renowned musical families, Ellis Marsalis is regarded as the premier modern jazz pianist in the city. At this special concert, presented annually by the Lagniappe Series of the Newcomb-Tulane College Dean's Office, Marsalis will perform with his group and participate in an audience Q&A session during the show. Free and open to the public.  

An annual event to welcome back faculty, students, staff and friends from the New Orleans community. The event includes an exhibit, informal presentations by invited guests, and a book sale.