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,… read more
Join the NOMA Book Club! Each month Book Club reads art-related fiction and non-fiction, and engages in discussion groups, curatorial programs and field trips correlating with each book.
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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
By Doug MacCash for The Times-Picayune
The New Orleans Museum of Art’s “Ralston Crawford and Jazz” exhibition, a collection of 150 New Orleans-inspired photos, drawings, paintings, prints and short films by… 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
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
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… read more
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… read more
Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions
Enchant your guests with a magical ceremony underneath a canopy of Spanish moss followed by cocktails under the pines in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Then, turn up… 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
Written by Doug McCash for the Times-Picayune.
Internationally known artist Katie Holten is attempting to obstruct the New Orleans Museum of Art atrium with a set of huge drawings suspended from… read more
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… read more
Event Venues for Meetings, Corporate, and Social Entertaining
Woldenberg Board Room
Located on the second floor with expansive park views, the room showcases 4 impressive inlaid wood tables that seat 12… 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
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
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… 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
By Doug MacCash, the Times-Picayune
NOMA presents “Leah Chase: Paintings by Gustave Blache III,” an exhibition in honor of Leah Chase's upcoming 90th birthday. This exhibition will be on view in… read more