The French Quarter offers an exceptional setting to explore recent interpretation of urban slavery through visits to museums, historic homes, and public markers. This excursion is for any museum professional who interprets slavery or other difficult subjects. Assess recent narrative practices, and develop strategies and goals for interpreting any emotional topic.
No transportation provided. Tour will meet at 533 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130.
Ticket price: $25.00
Coffee and snacks will be provided.
The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Hermann Grima House are accessible. However, the LSM's 1850 House's second and third floors have no accessibility. For any guest needing assistance, an alternative visit will be available to Jackson Square as a public space deeply enmeshed in the the current debate over the public acknowledgement of slavery.
Participants are encouraged to bring comfortable walking shoes, and a device to capture images and notes. Participants should be prepared for possible warm and rainy conditions, and therefore carry and umbrella and hydrate appropriately.