THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

Online Programs

Although the Museum’s doors are closed for now, we are producing smart, timely, and thought-provoking programs that can be experienced online. A number of these include opportunities to earn continuing education credits. Click on the tabs below to find out what we’re working on and what is available for viewing.

The Mardis Gras Indian Cultural Campus, which sits at the corner of LaSalle Street and Third Street, in the heart of New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood.

The campus includes a community garden in the vacant lot next door, which was created with the assistance of Tulane University students. The building at center has been completely renovated, while the other structure is still in progress.

The front lobby area presents artifacts and artwork, as well as information about the Mardi Gras Indian culture and history.

Mardi Gras Indian images on display.

Mardi Gras Indian suits on display.

The presentation room contains an area for sewing costumes and chief suits on display.

The building includes reclaimed wood from the former shotgun shack.

The other side of the building contains Council-focused spaces, including a meeting room and a media room for recording interviews for archival purposes.