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.
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.
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.
The Latest Krewe News
Mardi Gras Parade History: The Women-Only Krewe of Muses
From NOLA.com article on Jan 6, 2023 Staci called and said, “If I start a parade, do you want to be in it?” And I…Read More
2022 Honorary Muse Swin Cash
Swin Cash is most deserving of leading the Muses. Balancing extraordinary leadership with activist passions, she embodies the attributes and spirit of the nine muses.…Read More
InspireNOLA, Edna Karr High School 2021 Graduate Taylor Morris Win Muses Annual Cup Design Contest
The winner of the Krewe of Muses annual student Mardi Gras Cup Art Contest is Taylor Morris, a 2019 graduate of InspireNOLA, Edna Carr High…Read More
A Muses Treasure
Jean Porter begins making costumes for riders in August and has never, ever let a parade deadline pass her by. From WWL article Author: Meg Farris…Read More
2023 Honorary Muse Irma Thomas
Irma Thomas the “Soul Queen of New Orleans” is most deserving of leading the Muses. She embodies the attributes and spirit of the nine muses,…Read More
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.
Muses Community Involvement
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.