This small museum, in a former funeral home, celebrates the history, music, and traditions of Treme, a multicultural neighborhood in New Orleans. It displays several exquisite costumes created by members of various "Indian" groups, African Americans who celebrate Mardi Gras through these elaborate suits of beads and feathers. Each person takes an entire year to create a suit, beginning again each year. The craftsmanship and creativity on display are unique and extraordinary. The museum also highlights the second line parades and the talented musicians who perform in Treme throughout the year. We were so pleased to see school children visiting this wonderful community institution.
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