The McKenna Museum of African-American Art
The McKenna Museum sits in a renovated historic home, hosting a private collection from a local Dr George McKenna and his wife, Leah McKenna. Leah McKenna was the first African American principle in a New Orleans integrated schools. "The McKenna museum seeks to make fine art from the African…
A short walk away. This Central City museum is dedicated to the collection and preservation of the visual aesthetic of descendants of African peoples in North America and beyond.
African American history and art deserves the same appreciation and love as all other types of art.
I visited the museum to help with a special event while doing AmeriCorps in the city a few years ago. It's not very large but the grand white house is beautiful and I'd suggest than it was quality over quantity in regards to the works that were displayed when I visited.
“Possibly the absolute best cup of coffee in town. Exclusively pour over preparation. Besides coffee and espresso, they also curate an incredible tea selection. Expert staff. Worth waiting for.”
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“Recently renovated theater in the CBD. They have a great lineup of music, comedy, and performances. I have seen a variety of concerts and comedy shows here and am always impressed.”