What is a Photograph? describes and includes many of the most common photographic processes (daguerreotypes, salted paper prints, gelatin silver prints, and inkjet prints), but it also includes objects, artifacts, and… read more
Get creative over the holidays! NOMA offers three-day Holiday Camps to engage young artists in the creative process. Students will explore works of art in the museum galleries and get creative… read more
What is a photograph? How do we define its history? This exhibition, compiled mostly from NOMA’s permanent collection, examines many forms of photography from the 1840s to the present, in order… read more
The Forest of Fontainebleau became an experimental lab for picture-making in the nineteenth century. There, in this wilderness of varied terrain just 40 miles to the southeast of Paris, French artists… read more
Every photograph depends upon the interplay of shadow and light for its existence. In fact, the earliest photographs were nothing but shadows, cameraless images created by placing some specimen directly on… read more
“It’s almost time for our gentlemen callers to start arriving.
How many do you suppose we’re going to entertain this afternoon?”
-Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie
World famous… read more
As told to Allese Thomson Baker for Artforum.
Katie Holten is an Irish-born, New York–based multimedia artist whose work explores the relationship between human beings and the natural environment. She represented… read more
NOMA’s Prints and Drawings collection is comprised of almost 7000 individual prints, books, portfolios and unique works on paper, the majority of which were executed by noted l9th and 20th century… read more
Organized by the Walker Art Center, Lifelike invites a close examination of artworks based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This international group… read more
NOMA Participates in "America Recycles Day" Thanks to Keep Louisiana Beautiful
(New Orleans, LA) – As New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) celebrates 100 years, the museum is implementing sustainable practices.… read more
In 2007, NOMA presented a splendid exhibition of works by the Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer from two distinguished German collections. The original engravings and woodcuts date from 1496-1519 and included episodes… read more
Posted by Wendy Rodrigue on Gambit blog.
Few art exhibitions today span seamlessly two hundred years.
I considered this at The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently during The Renaissance Portrait, a… read more
From his early figurative work in welded steel, cast bronze, and intaglio printmaking, to his more recent forays into site-specific, public art and mammoth works on paper, Scott incorporates into each… read more
Highlights of NOMA’s European modern paintings include outstanding examples of the important art movements of the 20th Century: Fauvism, Cubism, Die Brücke, Blaue Reiter, School of Paris, Surrealism and l’art brut.… read more
NOMA 100: Gifts for the Second Century Features Works by Anish Kapoor, Keith Sonnier, Matthew Barney, Jasper Johns, Sol LeWitt, Kathe Kollwitz, and Gabrielle Münter On View November 12, 2011-January 22,… read more