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La. Treasures: Andrew Jackson Statue (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-12-22

Duration: 00:04:11

Subjects: Jackson Square (New Orleans, La.) | Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 | STATUES


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Wiese, Jason Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the December 22, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the Andrew Jackson Statue in Jackson Square in New Orleans. It includes an interview with Jason Wiese, a curator and associate director of the Historic New Orleans Collection, who discusses the history and significance of the statue. Host: James Fox-Smith