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Krewe of Rex (2022)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-03-18

Duration: 00:06:32

Subjects: MARDI GRAS | Historic New Orleans Collection | Carnival | Holidays


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Everrett, Aimee Interviewee
  • Blackmore, Lydia Interviewee


This segment from the March 18, 2022, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of the 150th anniversary of the Krewe of Rex, a Carnival krewe in New Orleans. She visits the Rex artifacts on display at the Making Mardi Gras exhibit at the Historic New Orleans Collection. She interviews curators Aimee Everett and Lydia Blackmore. Host: James Fox-Smith