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
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
Muses Beer is Flowing All Over Town!
The 2023 season Muses Beer is now out in cans and on tap. Get it while it lasts. Sales benefit the Muses Foundation! On Draft: Bourbon…Read More
Muses Announces “Stilotto” Shoe Lottery to Support New Orleans’ Businesses and Healthcare Warriors
It’s still Carnival Season – even without parades rolling – and the Krewe of Muses is responding to these times with community engagement programming to…Read More
Muses Featured in Vogue
The Krewe of Muses, along with The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale, Pussyfooters, the Bearded Oysters, and other female-lead or centered organizations, was featured in…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.