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
2005 Winner of Student-Designed Muses Cup, Rashawn Williams
The design of L.E. Rabouin High School student, 16-year-old Rashawn Williams will appear on the Krewe of Muses cup throw with her depiction of the…Read More
2005 Honorary Muse Charmaine Neville
Euterpe, the Muse of Music – Charmaine Neville Charmaine Neville will be “Euterpe,” Muse of Music and Flutes. She was born into the third generation…Read More
2004 Honorary Muse Becky Allen
The Krewe of Muses announced today, Becky Allen, “Miss Mardi Gras,” one of the most recognized icons of New Orleans will be “Thalia” Honorary Muse…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.