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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

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2018 Honorary Muse LaToya Cantrell

February 1, 2018

“The Muses organization is among the best of New Orleans,” Cantrell said. “Muses delight in inclusion, creativity, and pure fun. These strong and thoughtful women…

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2018 Annual Muses Mardi Gras Cup Student Art Winner – Ana Richter

February 1, 2018

The winner of the 2018 annual Muses Mardi Gras Cup Art Contest is Ana Richter from Lusher Charter School. Each year, the krewe conducts a…

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2017 Brunch Raffle Proceeds: Big Class, Inc. (Now 826 New Orleans)

August 20, 2017

The Krewe of Muses is proud to announce the beneficiary of our “dues blues” raffle proceeds from our annual brunch: Big Class, Inc. (soon to…

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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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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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