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Radar Astronomy

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A wooden box with glass window contains a chrome, rounded bar, which is attached horizantally at either end. It bears two metal rings. A wine glass holding a glass marble ist below, and a wooden ball is poised above, on… read more

The Elegant Image

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Watch as Dr. Bhansali explains his passion for collection and highlights his numerous rare and noteworthy bronzes. Few private or public collections anywhere can claim so many metal figures of this period and with such variety. Bronzes from this period… read more

Frontlet Headdress

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Cloth cap with a wood disk front highly carved with a bird motif. It has an enlarged beak colored bright blue and red. There is shell inlay around perimeter,and small feet protrude. Ermine pelts are attached around perimeter with a… read more

MASS PRODUCED

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MASS PRODUCED as been extended! This exhibition aims to examine the impact of industrial techniques on mass-produced objects for the home. The nineteenth century saw an explosion in the quantity and types of merchandise available for purchase, largely due to… read more

Renowned NOLA artist Leah Chase art exhibit

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This video on Leah Chase and the exhibition “Leah Chase: Paintings by Gustave Blache III” aired on fox news the last week of May. This exhibition is in celebration of Chef Leah Chase's longstanding contributions to the city of New… read more

Oceanic Art

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The New Orleans Museum of Art’s collection of tribal arts from Oceania focuses on art works from Polynesia, Melanesia and Indonesia. Polynesia The connection features an 18th Century temple figure collected by Captain James Cook on his third voyage to… read more

Contemporary

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Modern and contemporary Louisiana artists continued the area’s rich and diverse arts tradition. John McCrady, who came to be aligned with the Regionalist art movement during his early career, returned to his Louisiana roots and found the subject of African-American… read more

An Inventive Romeo & Juliet

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The strength of the Nola Project's Shakespeare productions has been their homemade inventiveness. The company has used it wits and creativity to overcome budgetary restrictions, usually to effective results. In the production of Romeo and Juliet that opens tonight at… read more

Options & Amenities

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Venue Options & Amenities All venues include free parking, security detail, handicap access, a facility manager for the duration of the event, and three hours set-up time. NOMA does not provide food, beverages, tables, chairs, or other equipment. A suggested… read more

Windmill with Man Riding Flying Elephants

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A cut-aluminum construction with a wind-activated double propeller device at the front. As the propellers turn, they activate the wings of the elephant placed at the rear of the piece. A figure can be seen atop the elephant, with its… read more

Review: Make Yourself at Home

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D. Eric Bookhardt on Jim Richard’s paintings at the New Orleans Museum of Art Click here to read the article on Gambit Weekly’s website. Art that refers to earlier art is nothing new - artists have always been influenced by… read more

Yucca Kachina

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Kachina is wearing a skirt, and its arms are bent at the elbow, with its hands clenched in front. It had a cylindrical head with a projecting domed mouth with teeth and conical extended ears with red fiber attachments. Its… read more

Lifelike

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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 exhibition features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and… read more

Lifelike at NOMA

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By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly Click here to read the article on Gambit Weekly’s website. Visual art has long been concerned with realism - the accurate depiction of the “real” world around us - but now, thanks to… read more

NOMA Volunteer Committee (NVC)

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NVC Membership entitles you to: Three general meetings a year with informative speakers and light lunch Camaraderie Newsletters Studio Salons Art Trips The opportunity to volunteer in our beautiful museum NVC Volunteer Opportunities: Fund raising events including Art in Bloom,… read more

Meetings, Corporate, & Social

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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 guests per table. For a social setting, the room… read more

Mother and Child in the Conservatory

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This piece was painted at the artist’s chateau at Mesnil-Theribus, near Paris. The model is Renee Chauvet, who appears in many of Cassatt’s paintings of this period, including the oil now at the White House in Washington, D.C. At the… read more

About the Besthoffs

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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

Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College

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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

Standing Male Reliquary Guardian Figure (eyema bieri)

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Figure surmounted on tubular pole at buttocks, short abstracted legs, extended torso and neck; slightly bowed arms with hands resting on abdomen, large button navel, small button breasts, trapezoidal face, long triangular nose, bone inset eyes, elaborate crested coiffure with… read more

The Toilet of Psyche

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The central figure of a reclining seated female wears a diaphanous chiton. Her body with the right arm resting on the edge of a couch and the left leg propped up, faces to the right and glances to the left.… read more

Native America

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The Southwestern United States has been the homeland of indigenous peoples for more than 10,000 years. Over the millennia, drastic changes occurred in the natural environment, producing the semi-arid desert and mountainous terrain we know today. Important innovations introduced from… read more