Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.  The 1700 Moss Street location in New Orleans opened November 18, 2018, which was also the 90th Anniversary of Deutsches Haus!  (link to map)

MARCH 2019

Lecture.  Tuesday, March 26, 7 pm. Third in the Deutsches Haus/Center Austria Lecture Series.  Europe’s Battery: The Alps in the Fossil Fuel Age by Marc Landry, Assistant Professor of History, Center Austria, University of New Orleans.  Dr. Landry has taught history and served as the Associate Director of Center Austria at the University of New Orleans since 2017. He has studied at the College of William & Mary, the universities of Innsbruck and Munich, and Georgetown University—where he received an MA in the School of Foreign Service and a PhD in environmental history. *Flyer*

Bach Concert at St. Mary’s Chapel, Ursuline Convent . Tuesday, March 26, 6:30 pm. Organist Benjamin Alard. Free and open to the public.

Kino.  Wednesday, March 27, 7:30 pm.  Movie: Der Himmel Über Berlin (Wings of Desire).  Wim Wender’s otherworldly fantasy tells the story of a world-weary angel who falls for a beautiful trapeze artist, and ponders becoming a mortal.  Film Stars: Bruno Ganz, Otto Sandler and Peter Falk. Our salute to the amazing actor Bruno Ganz, who passed away recently. Film will be screened in original German with subtitles in English. *Flyer*

Quarterly Membership Meeting.  Friday, March 29, 7 pm. Members Only.

APRIL 2019

Kulturabend. Tuesday, April 2, 7pm. The Road West from Louisiana to Texas presented by local historian, Brigitta Malm. Admission is free and open to the public. Food is available before the program starts at 7pm.

Easter Egg Hunt. Sunday, April 7, 11am-2pm. Children’s crafts, games, prizes, and fun. Easter Egg Hunt for kids starts at 11:30 am. Free Admission, but reservations requested for children to ensure enough prizes and supplies.  Reservations taken until March 31st. To make a reservation, please contact Rose at 504-251-4970 or email rmancini3@cox.net.

Kino.  Wednesday, April 10, 7:30 pm.  Movie: Richard Strauss’ Salome. This wicked German-TV interpretation of the influential one-act opera has dark sets and the Weiner Philharmoniker conducted by the Karl Bohm.  Film will be screened in original German with subtitles in English. *Flyer*

Trivia.  Friday, April ?, 7:30 pm.  Our April Trivia is complicated by Jazz Fest.  Stay tuned for more details.  Doors open 6pm.  Food service available.  Free to play. Bring your team, come by and be a one person team, or join up with others to form a larger team. * More Info*

No Jazz Fest parking this year.  April 25-28 and May 2-5. Lyft has leased our parking lot as their drop-off and pick-up point for the entire Festival.  It was an offer we couldn’t pass up.  City Park will offer parking for Jazz Fest at their Festival Ground across from Big Lake for $10.  Cabrini School on Esplanade will also be offering parking.
Deutsches Haus will be open during Jazz Festso bike, hike, or take a Lyft.  Please do not come by car because parking will not be available.   Come by to enjoy a Beer and a Brat while sitting outside.  If the wind is blowing right, you may even be able to hear some music. Lyft will be offering a $5 discount coupon to be redeemed at the Deutsches Haus towards the purchase of a Beer & Brat for their customers going to Jazz Fest.
JUNE 2019
Volksfest. Saturday, June 1, 11am-11pm, Sunday, June 2, 12 noon-8pm.  German spring festival.
 
OCTOBER 2019

Oktoberfest. Three weekends in October, October 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19 (Friday/Saturday).   Food, Fun, Music, Dancing.  Keep up with details on OktoberfestNOLA.com as plans for this year firm up.

Weekly Activities

German Language Classes every Saturday and Wednesday.

Kinderchor (Children Chorus) every Tuesday 4:3o-5:30 PM.  Children’s German Choir. For children 8 and older at Saint Luke’s Methodist Church on Canal Blvd starting Sept 11.  More information

Sangerchor (Singers’ Chorus) 1st and 3rd Monday.

Link to full Deutsches Haus calendar