Please make a tax-deductible contribution to support the Backstreet Cultural Museum’s education, programming, exhibition, and community outreach efforts.


The Backstreet Cultural Museum is on the front lines of preserving and maintaining cultural traditions unique to New Orleans.

Your donation will help the museum lift up the value of community-based arts and cultural traditions and educate wider audiences about New Orleans African American heritage.


Over the years, the Backstreet Cultural Museum has been supported by generous donors as well as grants from the Ford Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, The GRAMMY Foundation, Foundation for the Mid-South, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Entergy New Orleans, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, Inc., National Film Preservation Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, and Southern Partners Fund.


To learn more about our plans to renovate and expand the museum, click here for our proposal created with architects of the Tulane University City Center Program. Stay tuned for news on this project!


Click here to make a secure donation online today!


If you wish to mail your contribution, please send a check or money order to:

Backstreet Cultural Museum

1116 Henriette Delille Street, New Orleans, LA 70116.


The Backstreet Cultural Museum is a nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.