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)
Kino. Wednesday, April 24, 7:30 pm. Movie: Der Junge Karl Marx (The Young Karl Marx). Dramatizes the life of Karl Marx from 1842-1847, August Diehl stars as the young Marx as he marries a baron’s daughter and befriends Friedrich Engels. Both begin their attempt to expose the poor working conditions and wages of the industrial revolution. Film will be screened in original German with subtitles in English. *Flyer*
Trivia. *NO TRIVIA IN APRIL* Our April Trivia is complicated by Jazz Fest. We’ll be back May 24.
No Parking at all during Jazz Fest this year. Thurs – Sunday: April 25-28 and Thurs-Sunday: 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 and Holy Rosary on Esplanade will also be offering parking.
Deutsches Haus will be open during Jazz Fest, so bike, hike, or take a Lyft. Please do not come by car because parking will not be available at all. 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.
Tom McDermott. Saturday, April 27, 7:30-9:30 pm. Hike, bike or Lyft and come to the Haus. No parking will be available but the Haus will have a special guest performance by Tom McDermott, pianist, which includes a wide variety of music including Ragtime, Jazz, New Orleans R&B and other genre. FREE and OPEN to the Public.
. Monday, April 29, 7:00-8:30 pm. Deutsches Haus/Center Austria Lecture Series. Spurensuche in the Crescent City: German-Language Inscriptions in Lafayette Cemetery
by Dietmar Felber, Instructor of German, Tulane University. Free and open to public. *Flyer*
Tom McDermott. Sunday, May 5, 7:30-9:30 pm. Hike, bike or Lyft and come to the Haus. No parking will be available but the Haus will have a second special guest performance by Tom McDermott, pianist, which includes a wide variety of music including Ragtime, Jazz, New Orleans R&B and other genre. FREE and OPEN to the Public.
Kulturabend. Tuesday, May 7, 7:00pm. Lecture: The Mennonites in Russia
Free and open to the public. Food service is available before the program.
Kulturabend. Wednesday, May 8, 7:00pm. Music: The Baroque Trio (Kurt Munstedt, Thomas Thoreau, & Ben Fox) will perform German Baroque music on period-specific instruments: the Baroque Violin, Viola da Gamba, and Lute. Please join us for this special performance. Free and open to the public.
Wine and Cheese Tasting
. Friday, May 17, 7:30 – 10pm. Wines of Italy.
First in a series of 4 tastings. Tickets required. *More info*
Volksfest. Saturday, June 1, 11am-11pm, Sunday, June 2, 12 noon-8pm. German spring festival.
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.
German Language Classes
- Short Tourist German classes in May
- New session starts mid-June *More Info*
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