Founded in 1896 with a mission to train and employ young women as professional artists, the Newcomb College art pottery in New Orleans played an important role in the international Arts and Crafts movement of the early 20th century.
Newcomb artists drew inspiration from Louisiana's native plants and wildlife to create the distinctive forms and patterns prized by collectors today. The Palm, the Pine, and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans presents more than 50 glazed ceramics pieces paired… Show more with archival photographs documenting the pottery's history through the 1940s.
The exhibition is housed in Madame John's Legacy, built in 1788, and considered one of the finest examples of French Colonial architecture in North America.
Free admission with generous support of Friends of the Cabildo.