NEW ORLEANS - July 31, 2017 - The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) invites museum members to visit all participating museums in the area FREE OF CHARGE for them and a guest throughout the month of August. New Orleans Museum Month is a collaboration between museums of all sizes and genres across the greater New Orleans area, and offers locals the ability to experience the wealth of art and culture available in the city with just one membership.

This year's New Orleans Museum Month participants include:

Ashé Cultural Arts Center

Longue Vue House and Gardens

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

Madame John's Legacy

Newcomb Art Museum

Beauregard Keyes House

The National WWII Museum

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Contemporary Arts Center

New Canal Lighthouse

Southern Food and Beverage Museum

Confederate Memorial Hall Museum

New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint


The Historic New Orleans Collection

New Orleans Museum of Art


 "In a city so deeply rooted in the arts, New Orleans Museum Month throws open the doors to many of our cultural institutions; an opportunity that is not to be missed," said Susan Taylor, The Montine McDaniel Freeman Director of the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). "As the founders of Museum Month, NOMA is delighted to collaborate with our CVB partners on the fourth annual iteration of this significant initiative."

"There's always something new to discover in New Orleans, especially at our city's rich and vibrant cultural institutions, and New Orleans Museum Month helps create an environment ripe for discovery," said Priscilla Lawrence, executive director at The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC). "At THNOC, our guided tours take center stage for Museum Month-visitors can stroll through the mid-century French Quarter home of our founders, or learn about the neighborhood's various architectural styles as seen in the seven historic buildings making up our Royal Street campus."

"We are excited to incorporate New Orleans Museum Month into our annual summer campaigns, further encouraging locals to get out and explore the city," said Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau. "There is an amazing number of museums in this city that range from multicultural to history, nature and so much more, giving locals and visitors alike an incredible selection to choose from. This August, we encourage you to beat the New Orleans heat and immerse yourself in the educational side of our historic city."


In addition to giving locals an opportunity to visit some of the city's most celebrated museums, the summer campaign also drives business to New Orleans area museums and pushes membership which can be enjoyed year-round.

More information and a map of participating museums can be found here. New Orleans Museum Month images available here.

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. The CVB and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Chicago, Columbia, SC, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, Brazil and China. Consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country, the New Orleans CVB celebrates its 57th anniversary in 2017. For more information, please visit;;



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