Enjoy the tree lined Esplanade Avenue and discover the story of the French Creoles, including Edgar Degas and his maternal family, hosted by the Great-Grand Nieces of the artist himself. This documented historical tour includes exploring both Degas houses and viewing the award winning documentary "Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn". Also included is the Creole Neighborhood of Edgar Degas Walking Tour, which explores references to the neighborhood included in Degas' New Orleans letters.
Daily Tours: 10:30 am and 1:45 pm (Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour.)
Breakfast and Tour: 9:00 am breakfast, tour at 10:30 am (Reservations required)
We recommend taking the tour after enjoying our delicious cooked-to-order Creole Breakfast, served from 9:00 am - 10:00 am. Total time for the tour is 2 hours and 15 minutes, $29 per person for the Tour, or $50 per person for Breakfast and the Tour, scheduled by phone (504) 821-5009 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or book by Zerve below.
"New Orleans Cotton Exchange" (Portraits in an Office), 1873 Musee des Beaux-Arts, marked the beginning of the official recognition of Impressionism as a significant art movement.
Tour Discounts are available for groups, seniors, military, students, corporate, etc.
$29 per person for the Tour
$50 per person for Breakfast and the Tour (Please arrive at 9:00 am for breakfast.)
$25 per person for Breakfast Only
*Groups can be accommodated with advanced notice
Tour Times: Daily - 10:30 am and 1:45 pm (Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour.)
Portrait of Mme Rene De Gas , Estelle Musson, 1872-73 New Orleans Museum of Art
All day long I am among these dear folk, painting and drawing, making portraits of the family. - Edgar Degas, New Orleans, November 11, 1872