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WGNO-TV: “4 big projects the Historic New Orleans Collection has in store for the tricentennial”

NEW ORLEANS — It’s still several months away, but it’s not too early to plan for New Orleans’ 300th anniversary.

The Historic New Orleans Collection announced four of its big projects for the tricentennial celebration in 2018, including two new exhibits, a new campus for the collection and a four-day symposium on the city’s history:

  • Exhibit – “New Orleans, the Founding Era” – This exhibit will open Feb.
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Nola.com: “Historic New Orleans Collection celebrates city’s 300th birthday with art and history”

The Historic New Orleans Collection will celebrate the city’s 300th birthday next year with an exhibit covering New Orleans’ earliest years, a free symposium exploring the city’s diversity and an exhibit of contemporary local art that will inaugurate a massively renovated French Quarter building, said the organization’s executive director, Priscilla Lawrence, on Monday (July 24)…

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