United States / Exhibitions
Joséphine, le grand amour de Napoléon
From: 10/10/03 To: 02/01/04
Baton Rouge (Louisiana)
Louisiana Arts and Science Museum
100 South River Road
Call : (225) 344-5272
This exhibit will present memoirs of the Empress Josephine to include jewelry costumes, dinnerware, objects d'art, rare paintings, furniture, and accessories that have been housed in Napoleon's summer home Malmaison, just outside of Paris.
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Inauguration of the web site “ La Louisiane française ”
23 October 2003
New Orleans (Louisiana)
The Historic New Orleans Collection
533 Royal Street
Tel: (504) 598-7114
The web site “La Lousiane française”, produced by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, will be inaugurated in the presence of Patrick Rolot, Consul General, and Priscilla Lawrence, Director of the Historic New Orleans Collection.
One Nation Under God: The Church, the State, and the Louisiana Purchase
From: 10/01/03 To: 01/31/04
New Orleans (Louisiana)
Louisiana State Museum's Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Exhibit
751, Chartres Street
Call : (504) 568-6968
When people think of the Louisiana Purchase, they generally think only of the vast territorial expansion of the young United States. Fewer are aware of the profound changes the Purchase brought to the practice and politics of religion in Louisiana. The separation of Church and State was a constitutional curiosity in the Louisiana Territory. In this exhibit we will explore the slow and chaotic separation of Church and State in Louisiana through the stories of key players in this drama.
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
Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession, Sculpture from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
Lafayette (Louisiana)
From: 09/20/03 To: 01/04/04
University Art Museum University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Acadiana Center for the Arts From:
Call : (337) 482-5326
The 72 works in the exhibition represent the full range of Rodin's life work, including signal work from "The Gates of Hell 1880-1917," "The Burghers of Calais 1884-1895," "The Monument to Balzac 1891-1898" as well as fragments, portraits, prints and photographs.
From: 10/01/03 To: 10/31/03
Shreveport (Louisiana)
Pioneer Heritage Center - LSU
One University Place
Interpretive tours focusing on Louisiana Purchase and impact on the Red River Region, in conjunction with American Studies Presidential Symposium on Thomas Jefferson, 2003
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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 / Concerts
New Orleans (Louisiana)
From October 5 to December 29, 2003
Three French filmmakers (Matthieu Laurette, Sylvie Blocher, Claude Closky), and their take on the Louisiana Purchase.
United States / Conferences and colloquia
Creole Studies Conference
From : October 23 - To : October 25, 2003
New Orleans, Louisiana
Radisson Hotel, 1500 Canal Street
Organisation : Northwestern Louisiana State University (Creole Heritage Center) & Tulane University (Deep South Regional Center)
NSU, Box 5675, Natchitoches, LA 71497
Call : (318) 357 66 85
The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and members of the general public from and beyond to share their research findings and family histories. Papers on any aspect of Creole culture, including history, language, art, literature, music, folklore, and cuisine. Another important aspect of this conference will be the Exhibition set-up.
Web site : www.nsula.edu/creole