The New Orleans Museum of Art’s collection of tribal arts from Oceania focuses on art works from Polynesia, Melanesia and Indonesia.
The connection features an 18th Century temple figure collected… 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
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… read more
The New Orleans Museum of Art’s permanent collection includes noteworthy works by American artists from the 18th Century to the present day. John Singleton Copley, represented at NOMA by his Portrait… read more
Impressionism to 1945
NOMA has a personal tie with Impressionist art, especially because of Edgar Degas’ family connections with the city. Degas spent a few months his mother’s native city of… read more
By Doug MacCash, The Times-Picayune
Trust me, you're going to love the 40 huge, lusciously colored, lavishly textured, carefully composed paintings, sculptures and drawings in the exhibit "Hard Truths: The Art… read more
The NOMA collection of tribal arts from sub-Saharan Africa is considered one of the most important half-dozen collections of its type in American art museums. NOMA’s commitment to collecting African art… read more
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… read more
1911 – 2011
The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of almost 40,000 objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths… read more
A World Class Collection in the South
The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has a magnificent permanent collection of almost 40,000 art objects. The collection,… read more
NVC Membership entitles you to:
Three general meetings a year with informative speakers and light lunch
The opportunity to volunteer in our beautiful museum
NVC… read more
Sneak into the kitchen of Dooky Chase Restaurant (2301 Orleans Ave., 821-0535) on any given weekday and you'll probably see Leah Chase chopping trinity or completing one of her classic Creole… read more
With the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and statehood in 1812, Louisiana formally became a part of the emerging American republic. Many Louisiana natives however, still considered themselves part of the earlier… 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