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Entertaining at NOMA Make your event a masterpiece. Let NOMA be your canvas. NOMA provides an opulent setting to host private events, meetings, film screenings, corporate entertaining, lectures, seated dinners, receptions, weddings, and more. Interior and exterior spaces can accommodate… read more

Immaculate Conception


Portrayed on a pale green background, Mary, shown full figure, stands with hands in a praying gesture. Her white gown and mantel are stamped with gold in differing patterns. Sewn into the canvas are actual jewels; an earring in her… read more



The arts of India represent NOMA’s newest area of collecting. The Museum houses a significant and growing collection of the tribal and village arts of India, particularly those from the Khond tribes and arts from the Karnataka region. The tradition… read more

LOVE in the Garden


Don’t miss this year’s LOVE in the Garden on Friday, September 28, 2012. Get tickets by clicking here. The New Orleans Museum of Art's Sculpture Garden provides an undeniably romantic setting. Check out a video of the seventh annual LOVE… read more

Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College


In 1938 Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff was commissioned to paint a series of murals for Talladega College, Alabama, one of the first colleges established for blacks in the United States. Installed in the institution’s newly constructed Savery Library, the six… read more

Self-Taught Artists from NOMA's Permanent Collection


This exhibition features the work of eleven nationally recognized self-taught southern American artists born from the turn of the twentieth century to the World War II era. These artists, with minimal formal education and no art education, often began making… read more

Museum Shop


NOMA’s Museum Shop is a wonderful place to find inspiring and educational gifts. Visitors will find items related to our exhibitions, but also artsy finds for any palate. From art books to umbrellas, there’s something in the Museum Shop for… read more

Katrina Exposed: A Community of Photographs


Every New Orleanian has some visual recollection of Hurricane Katrina — its coming, its arrival, its aftermath, the destruction, the desolation, the recovery and rebuilding process. The water has long receded, the debris has been cleared away, homes and businesses,… read more

Modern & Contemporary American Art


NOMA’s collection of American Modern and Contemporary art ranges from the Impressionism of Mary Cassatt to the modernism of Georgia O’Keeffe, from the Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock to the dynamic and varied work of contemporary artists. Also noteworthy is… read more

The Year in Art

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It’s been a hell of a year. That can be taken in a number of ways, but what stands out is that more changes have occurred in this city’s art scene over the past 12 months than typically would take… read more

Katie Holten

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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 Ireland at the 2003 Venice Biennale and in 2009… read more

2013 Year in Review: Art

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D. Eric Bookhardt on how New Orleans art built connections to the outside world this year By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared on In the New Orleans art scene, as in the city itself,… read more

NOMA Contemporaries


NOMA Contemporaries NOMA Contemporaries is an affinity group for individuals interested in learning about contemporary art, meeting artists, and supporting exhibitions, programs, and art acquisitions in NOMA’s contemporary department. Contemporaries Events for 2013 Bi-monthly events, including tours of local artist… read more

Review: Photography at NOMA

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By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This review originally appeared on Everybody knows about this city's pioneering role in the history of American music and food, but what about photography? Blank looks are a common response to that… read more

Take the Family to the Big Easy

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Take the family to the Big Easy New Orleans offers perfect end-of-summer family weekend getaway “Take the Canal Streetcar from the aquarium to the end of the line and you'll arrive at City Park. Enter Storyland, a play land with… read more

About the Besthoffs


Sydney and Walda Besthoff have been important business and cultural leaders in New Orleans for many decades. Sydney Besthoff served as chairman and CEO of K & B Incorporated, a retail drug store chain in Louisiana and the Gulf South,… read more

Pursuing the Art of Carnival Recovery at NOMA

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By Ian McNulty, You’ve done Mardi Gras right, so today, on Ash Wednesday, the last thing you want is some report about nightlife. You want snooze alarms, a nice scouring shower and a strong penchant for absolution. You’ve had… read more

Cafe NOMA by Ralph Brennan


Named one of the “12 Best American Museum Restaurants” by Travel + Leisure magazine! Café NOMA by Ralph Brennan is Modern Design at its Most Delicious The recently expanded Café NOMA by Ralph Brennan is a fresh interpretation of mid-century… read more

Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Cristina Perez


Stop by NOMA this Friday night and enjoy the music of Cristina Perez. Stick around for a gallery talk on Alexis Rockman: Drawings from Life of Pi by Anne Roberts, Curatorial Assistant to the Deputy Director at 6 p.m. As… read more

'Ralston Crawford and Jazz' Opens at NOMA

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By Liz Mardiks for Offbeat. One of the New Orleans Museum of Art's most-anticipated recent exhibitions-"Ralston Crawford and Jazz"-opens tonight with a big celebration. Crawford, a prominent American artist of the mid-20th Century, became a faculty member at LSU in… read more

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden


Discover The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA Home to over sixty sculptures from artists from all over the world and set in a stunning environment of meandering footpaths, the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden is open… read more

Getting Here


Getting Here Located at One Collins Diboll Circle in City Park, the New Orleans Museum of Art is easy to find. Arrive by car, taxi, bike, bus or the Canal Streetcar. Ample free parking is available in front of NOMA… read more

Latin America


pre-Columbian America “pre-Columbian” refers to the many cultures that existed in the Americas from Mexico to Peru before the Spanish conquest in 1521. Highlighting the cultures of West Mexico, the Maya region, and Central America, the Museum’s collection introduces the… read more

Pop art to be front and center at NOMA

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'Five Brushstrokes' By John d'Addario | The New Orleans Advocate The article originally appeared here If you've visited the New Orleans Museum of Art over the last few months, you're already aware that there are some big changes in progress… read more