Thirteen years ago, post-Hurricane Katrina flooding inundated the Louisiana National Guard Museum and Library at Jackson Barracks with polluted water. Recovery efforts included collections rescue and cleaning, construction of a new building, and regenerating the collections management and exhibition programs. Take a tour of the Katrina response exhibition with the curator who experienced the flood. Through behind-the-scenes access and hands-on demonstrations of textile cleaning, collections processing, and storage, learn about optimal building design and post-disaster collections recovery and management.
Bus will depart from Convention Center at 9:15 AM.
Ticket price: $15.00
No food provided.
Small group activities and presentations will allow optimal vision and hearing access. The museum and all interior spaces are wheelchair accessible and an elevator is provided for second floor access. Service animals are allowed.
Guests are encouraged to bring cameras.