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Carol Schlueter

Carol Schlueter is director of the German-American Cultural Center and Museum in Gretna, Louisiana. She is from a family of German immigrants. Her Schlueter relatives came to Texas in 1846 from Hanover, Germany, and settled in Fredericksburg, Texas, near San Antonio. She grew up in the Houston area and came to New Orleans in 1980.

Prior to joining the GACC, Carol served as executive director of publications at Tulane University for 24 years. In her diverse career in New Orleans, Carol also worked in marketing and public relations for Hibernia National Bank and at a graphic design and advertising agency. She also had a seven-year career in journalism, working as a reporter for the Beaumont Enterprise and Journal newspaper in Beaumont, Texas, and as a business writer for the Durham Sun newspaper in Durham, North Carolina.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Houston and an MBA degree from Tulane.

GACC Partners With ‘Germerika’ Network

The GACC is proud to be a regional partner with Germerika, an online network that showcases German-American museums, historic sites, restaurants and events in all 50 states. Based in Germany, the network connects about 50 million German-Americans.

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GACC March Dinner

Jay Schexnaydre will give a presentation on the 300th anniversary of Germans arriving in Louisiana when our monthly members’ meeting is held on March 19.

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GACC Fasching Party

Mark your calendars, pick out a Carnival costume and plan your favorite dinner dish — the GACC is having a Fasching party, to celebrate German Mardi Gras! It’s a potluck on Saturday, February 26, at 6 p.m.

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January 2022 Newsletter

More than four months after Hurricane Ida’s rain drenched the carpet in the GACC museum, beautiful new vinyl plank flooring is now in place in the museum, the director’s office and the library.

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November 2021 Newsletter

We all missed having our Oktoberfest beer garden, but how about Oktoberfest in Dezember? Join us on Saturday, December 4, for our beer garden from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.!

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