Maid in France, Upcoming Events

From left: French “Jeanne d’Arc” Clairvie Quesne, Jean Pierre Gabelle, City of Orléans, France (organizer of the Fête), and New Orleans 2023 “Joan of Arc” Emmeline Meyer

2023 New Orleans “Maid of Honor” meets French “Jeanne” in Orléans

Emmeline Meyer, who portrayed “Joan of Arc” in the 2023 Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc parade in New Orleans is shown above meeting the 2023 “Jeanne d’Arc” of Orléans, France, Clairvie Quesne. Emmeline left for France on July 1 on a travel scholarship and cultural exchange generously arranged by the Rotary Foundation of New Orleans in partnership with the sister city Rotary Club of Orléans, France. Clairvie will visit New Orleans during our 2024 parade.

Upcoming Events

Save the date: Joan of Art, Snoballs, Salon

We have a jam-packed next few months before parade season starts. Our Joan of Art submissions are open with the gallery launch the first Saturday in September. We will be at Culture Collision and competing in the Snoball competion in August. Our Salon is set for September 16 at Tulane and our monthly workshops and socials are keeping us busy as we count down the months to our season! View the full calendar of events on our website.

Social 6 p.m. Wednesday July 19 at Madame Vic’s

We’d love to have you stop by our next social at Madame Vic’s on July 19, 6 – 8 p.m. Mardi Claw from Skinz n Bonez is the bartender! Live acoustic music and snoball recipe tasting too! (1500 Elysian Fields, map)