United States / Exhibitions
Jefferson's America, Napoleon's France: An Exhibition Celebrating the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial
From: 04/12/03 To: 08/31/03
New Orleans (Louisiana)
New Orleans Museum of Art
#1 Collins Diboll Circle--City Park
Call : (504) 488-2631
Objects featured range from an extensive group of treasures associated with the "Incomparable Josephine," Napoleon's Empress, to the austere drama of David's history paintings, and from Jefferson's furnishings from Monticello, to the documents ceding the Louisiana Territory to the United States. Paintings by famed American and French masters, rare Native American artifacts collected by the French, magnificent porcelain, furniture, and silver, as well as sculpture by Canova and Houdon will enrich this panoramic view of visual culture at the time of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

Web site: http://www.jeffersonnapoleon.com/
Plants of the Louisiana Purchase: The Gardens of Monticello and Malmaison
From: 04/12/03 To: 08/31/03
New Orleans (Louisiana)
New Orleans Botanical Garden in collaboration with the Historic New Orleans Collection
City Park, #1 Palm Drive
Call : (504) 483-9472
An exhibition in the new Conservatory of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden featuring the Gardens of Monticello and Malmaison honoring President Thomas Jefferson and Emperor Napoleon and Empress Josephine.
Web site: www.NewOrleansCityPark.com/garden/
Louisiana Purchase Permanent Exhibit
From: 01/01/03 To: 12/31/03
New Orleans (Louisiana)
Louisiana State Museum - Cabildo
751 Chartres Street
Call : (504) 568-6968
One of the most important events in our nation's history, the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, doubled the size of the fledgling United States. The primary focus of the Cabildo's permanent exhibit is its examination of the transfer and its effects on the social and political climate in Louisiana.

Web site: lsm.crt.state.la.us
Napoleon's Eyewitness: Pierre Clément Laussat and the Louisiana Purchase
January 14-September 13, 2003
Exhibition tracing the activities of the Prefect Laussat during the Louisiana Purchase.
Historic New Orleans Collection
533 Royal Street
New Orleans
Tel: (504) 523 56 62
Charting Louisiana: 500 years of maps
June 1-December 31, 2003
Exhibition of 400 maps, from the first explorations to satellite images.
William Research Center
410 Chartres Street
New Orleans (Louisiana)
Call : (504) 59 87 71 71
United States / Conferences and colloquia
Early American history and culture
June 6-8, 2003
The 9th edition of this conference will examine political, economic and cultural aspects of the Louisiana Purchase.
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Tel: (504) 862 80 27 (contact: Dr Sylvia Fry, Deep South Regional Humanities Center)