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Muses Shoes

Throw me something sister! View our galleries of decorated shoes over the years. Don’t forget to share photos of the shoes you designed or caught on social media! Tag @kreweofmuses, #musestHERsday, #kreweofmuses or #musesshoes.

Float Archives

Relive Muses parades past! View float sketches from every parade from 2001 to present, including bands and marching groups. Explore each year's satirical theme.

Muses History

The Krewe of Muses is distinguished as the first all-female Mardi Gras krewe to parade at night in uptown New Orleans. In Greek mythology, the Muses are inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts.

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Next Parade: February 27, 2025

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The Latest Krewe News

Krewe of Muses 2011: Riding on a Mardi Gras Float

March 8, 2011

USAToday.com Spectators may only grab a glimpse of Mardi Gras floats as they roll by, but for the riders, preparing for a New Orleans parade…

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Liz McCartney

2011 Honorary Muse Liz McCartney

December 28, 2010

Our 2011 Honorary Muse is Liz McCartney, Director of Development and Co-Founder of St. Bernard Project, a non-profit organization that rebuilds storm-damaged homes and lives in…

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Mary Matalin

Muses 2010 Honorary Muse Mary Matalin

December 28, 2009

The Krewe of Muses has named Mary Matalin as Honorary Calliope, Muse of Epic Poetry.  The 2010 featured muse is Calliope, traditionally known as the Muse of Epic Poetry. The…

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muses cup design 2024

New Muses cup is out. NOCCA student’s design is full of the ‘contagious joy’ of Carnival.

February 5, 2024

This year’s winner, Roya Brinkman, 17, a senior at Ben Franklin High School and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, won the contest with a colorful depiction of the Muses gathered in celebration reminiscent of a party straight out of ancient Greece.

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Margaret Orr

2024 Honorary Muse Margaret Orr

January 16, 2024

Nationally recognized and locally adored WDSU Chief Meteorologist Margaret Orr will serve as the Honorary Muse for the 2024 Krewe of Muses parade, krewe captain Staci Rosenberg announced. Margaret Orr will…

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Our ReMUSEable Throws

Muses is focused on creating sustainable throws that can be reused long after the Mardi Gras season. Known for wonderful and unusual throws, Muses has been throwing innovative, locally-made, and sustainably-sourced items since its inception.

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Muses Community Involvement

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Since its inception in 2000, the Krewe of Muses has been committed to improving our community through effective action. Together, we have helped reconstruct homes after tragedy, worked with community partners to create spectacular decorations for our parade, and raised hundreds of thousands for causes we care about deeply.

Through the Muses Foundation, we have partnered with numerous local and national charities.

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