|OLG and DCRT
2014-15 through 2018-19
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
Thomas Neff, Caroline Koch, Mandeville Street, Faubourg Marigny, October 20, 2005, gelatin silver print
|Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond is a must-see exhibition on the history and science of these awesome storms – and their profound impact on our lives.|
Eyewitness accounts, state-of-the-art multimedia displays and iconic objects collected in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, provide an unforgettable experience of loss and devastation.
This exhibition will inspire you as well. Ultimately, it’s a celebration the spirit of service and resilience in the face of catastrophe.
Don’t miss Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond.
Tommy Mabry documented his experiences in the days after Katrina on the walls of his home.
|Hours: The Presbytere is open Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.|
Admissions: Adults, $6; seniors and active military, $5; children 12 years old and younger, free. Includes both exhibitions, Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond and Mardi Gras: It’s Carnival Time in Louisiana!
Group tours: For information on group tours for schools, organizations and travel tours, call 504. 568.7056.
Multimedia allows visitors to experience Katrina through the eyes of those who experienced it first hand.