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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

REPARATION: Contemporary Artists from New Orleans


REPARATION: Contemporary Artists from New Orleans is an exhibition of 187 works by 180 New Orleans artists, young and old, and is part of Luciano Benetton’s Imago Mundi collection, works commissioned and collected by Benetton on his world travels. Organized… 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

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

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

Review: Photorealism at the New Orleans Museum of Art

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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection of photorealist canvases reveals subtle painterly magic By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This review originally appeared here > It’s no secret Sydney and Walda Besthoff are big-time art lovers, but the size… read more

Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Gal Holiday


5-8 p.m.: Art on the Spot 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Music by Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue 7 p.m.: Screening of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind About Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue In an era of country… 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

Prospect.3: Notes for Now


Prospect New Orleans launched its first international contemporary art biennial in November 2008. This October, Prospect.3 will open with 61 artists exhibiting in multiple venues citywide, including NOMA. NOMA’s rich encyclopedic holdings allow for thoughtful engagement with the modern and… 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

Appeal from the Director


Dear NOMA Friend, The impact of your support is easy to see at the New Orleans Museum of Art. From engaging public programs, to the care and conservation of almost 40,000 objects in NOMA’s permanent collection, your generosity enables the… read more

Paintings go beyond the realism of photography

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By John d’Addario | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Painting and photography have always had a complex relationship. Conceived as an adjunct to painting in the earliest years of its development in the first decades of… read more



History of the New Orleans Museum of Art The institution now known as the New Orleans Museum of art began in 1910 when local businessman Isaac Delgado offered $150,000 to the City Park Commission for the purpose of creating a… read more

Museum launches arts initiative

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By Kimberley Singletary | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Finish this sentence: "Art makes me ..." Maybe art makes you see the beauty in life. Maybe it inspires you to learn, to create or just feel… read more