The Gulf Coast

Emily Staples-Van Antwerp-Hearin: A Celebration of the Grand Dame of Carnival

June 20, 2019 to September 21, 2019 in Mobile , AL

9am - 4 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday

Emily Staples-Van Antwerp-Hearin reigned as Queen of Carnival in 1934. "Miss Emily's" impact long outlasted her role as monarch. Author of numerous books and matriarch of eight future monarchs, she was the grand dame of Mardi Gras 2000s. This exhibit celebrates the life of a legendary Southern lady