Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the neutral ground of Claiborne Avenue is a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A life-size bronze bust sits atop a granite pedestal. Installed in 1981, Nancy Johnson was the sculptor. Do you know where the other MLK sculpture is in New Orleans?

Andrew Jackson & Battle of New Orleans

"On January 8, 2015, Andrew Jackson's statue will be tipping his hat to those gathering to celebrate his victory. High atop his horse, in the middle of Jackson Square, he will be feted by the US Marine Corp Band and fireworks, all to commemorate his victory over the British."

For more information about the Battle of New Orleans festivities: http://www.wwl.com/Massive-re-enactment-set-for-Ba…/20636583

The Ladies

Walk by Lafayette Square on the way to work? Look up! Atop the roof of the John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building are four sets of bronze sculptures known as 'The Ladies' - Agriculture, History, Industry and Arts. The sculptor, Daniel Chester French designed another famous US memorial, do you know which one?

Joanie on the Pony at the Salon de Jeanne D'Arc

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the gilded statue on Decatur?! I'll be speaking about Joanie on the Pony September 20th at Loyola!

This Saturday I'm going to be talking about Joanie on the Pony at Salon De Jeanne D'arc (https://www.facebook.com/events/247758188767381/)!
Where: Loyola University New Orleans Danna Student Center, Audubon Room, 2nd floor.
When: September 20th, 11:45 am - 12:15 pm